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Character  く 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER KU
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+304F
 ← Hiragana → 

Japanese[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization ku)

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

Related terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(gu)

See also[edit]

Numeral[edit]

(ku)

  1. : nine

Kanji reading[edit]

(romaji ku)