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Character  ご 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER GO
Codepoint U+3054

Japanese[edit]

Stroke order
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization go)

  1. The hiragana syllable (go), whose equivalent in katakana is (go).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Reading of various kanji.

Noun[edit]

(romaji go)

  1. : language
  2. , , : (board games) a board game
  3. : a specific time; death (as in "one's time has come")
  4. : a military squad (usu. of five people); a group
  5. : noon; midnight
  6. 豆油, 豆汁: a slurry of boiled and mashed soybeans used as the raw material for making tofu, dyes, and oil paints

Numeral[edit]

(romaji go)

  1. : five
  2. : less-common alternate for

Prefix[edit]

(romaji go-)

  1. : honorific prefix used before on'yomi nouns
  2. : mutual

Proper noun[edit]

(romaji go)

  1. : Wu China

Suffix[edit]

(romaji -go)

  1. : language of, -ese
  2. : after