𛄡

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

JapaneseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Simplified from the man'yōgana 延.[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 e ↔ ye merger. Its equivalent in hiragana is 𛀁 (ye).

Usage notesEdit

See alsoEdit

The Katakana script
アァ カヵガカ゚ サザ タダ ナ ハㇵバパ マ ヤャ ラㇻラ゚ ワヮヷ ン𛅧
イィ キギキ゚ シㇱジ チヂ ニ ヒㇶビピ ミ 𛄠 リㇼリ゚ ヰ𛅤ヸ
ウゥヴ クㇰグク゚ スㇲズ ツッヅ ヌㇴ フㇷブプ ムㇺ ユュ ルㇽル゚ 𛄢
エェ [𛀀] ケヶゲケ゚ セゼ テデ ネ ヘㇸベペ メ エ / 𛄡 レㇾレ゚ ヱ𛅥ヹ
オォ コゴコ゚ ソゾ トㇳド ノ ホㇹボポ モ ヨョ ロㇿロ゚ ヲ𛅦ヺ
Halfwidth katakana characters
Additional symbols

ReferencesEdit


Old JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

𛄡 (ye)

  1. 兄: eldest or oldest sibling
  2. 江: inlet