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Character  き 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER KI
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+304D
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Japanese[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Derived in the Heian period from writing the man'yōgana kanji or in the cursive sōsho style.

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization ki)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ki), whose equivalent in katakana is (ki). It is the seventh syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (KA-gyō, I-dan; “row KA, section I”).

Related terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(gi)

See also[edit]

Kanji reading[edit]

(romaji ki)

On-reading of:[edit]

Kun-reading of:[edit]

Noun[edit]

(romaji ki)

  1. : tree
  2. : air, spirit

Derived terms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(romaji -ki)

  1. : device; container
  2. : anniversary of one's death
  3. : history, account, record
  4. : time, period; geological age

Counter[edit]

(romaji -ki)

  1. : horsemen
  2. : aircraft; lives in video games
  3. : installed or mounted objects such as gravestones