Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
Character  が 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER GA
Codepoint U+304C

Japanese[edit]

Stroke order
が-bw.png

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization ga)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ga), whose equivalent in katakana is (ga).

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Particle[edit]

(romaji ga)

  1. が: Indicates the subject of a sentence.
  2. が: conjunction ("but")
    • は好きだ、猫は嫌いだ。
      いぬはすきだ、ねこはきらいだ。
      Inu wa suki da ga, neko wa kirai da.
      I like dogs but I hate cats.
  3. が or ヶ: Historical possessive used to connect nouns, most often seen in place names as ヶ.

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

(romaji ga)

  1. : moth

See also[edit]

Kanji reading[edit]

(romaji ga)

On-reading of:[edit]