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Character  ぇ 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER SMALL E
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3047

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Small form of the hiragana character (e).

Combining form[edit]

  1. Small combining form of hiragana (e) used to explicitly specify the vowel part of the previous hiragana character, or to show a speaker's pronunciation or extension of that vowel.
    - the sound [tɕe] rather than [tɕi] () or [te] ()
    ちぇんじ - transliteration of change

Related terms[edit]

  • (katakana small e)
  • (full-size e)

See also[edit]