Katakana obsolete ye.svg
𛄡 U+1B121, 𛄡
KATAKANA LETTER ARCHAIC YE
𛄠
[U+1B120]
Kana Extended-A 𛄢
[U+1B122]
See also: , 𛀀, and

JapaneseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Simplified from the man'yōgana .[1] First used in the Meiji period.

SyllableEdit

𛄡 (romaji ye)

  1. (obsolete) The katakana syllable 𛄡 (ye), used in representations of Japanese as it was spoken prior to the 10th-century eye merger. Its equivalent in hiragana is 𛀁 (ye).

Usage notesEdit

  • See the usage notes for 𛀁.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

𛄡 (ye)

  1. : eldest or oldest sibling
  2. : inlet