See also:
U+30F6, ヶ
KATAKANA LETTER SMALL KE

[U+30F5]
Katakana
[U+30F7]

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Etymology 1Edit

An abbreviation for the kanji (ka), the counter for months, places or provisions.

Note that is a graphical abbreviation of the top of the character (, ), and is pronounced ka (or ga), not as ke.

CounterEdit

or (-ka

  1. : Counter for months, places or provisions of Classical Chinese origin.
    (さん)(げつ)
    sankagetsu
    three months (in duration)
    (さん)(こく)
    sankakoku
    three countries
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CounterEdit

or (-ko

  1. : General counter for inanimates.
    (さん)
    sanko
    three objects
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Etymology 2Edit

ParticleEdit

or (ga

  1. An alternative spelling of an obsolete possessive marker . Found only in place names.
    (ふじ)(おか)
    Fujigaoka
    (a place name, literally "Hill of Wisteria")
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