See also: and ゔぉ

Japanese edit

Etymology edit

The hiragana character (wo) with a dakuten ().

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [vo̞]
  • IPA(key): [bo̞] (some speakers, especially older people)

Syllable edit

を゙ (vo

  1. (rare) The hiragana syllable を゙ (vo). Its equivalent in katakana is (vo).

Usage notes edit

  • This is a relatively recent addition to kana usage to represent the non-native sound vo. As such, this is only found in borrowed words. Many speakers, especially older people, may pronounce this more as bo, [bo̞].

See also edit