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Stroke order
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Character  た 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER TA
Codepoint U+305F

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short form of tare (id).

Pronoun[edit]

(romaji ta)

  1. interrogative personal pronoun; who
    • c. late 9th–mid-10th century: Taketori Monogatari
      あの書をきし文を讀み聞かせけれど、「なにせむにか命もおしからむ。が爲にか。何事も用もなし」とて[...]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization ta)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ta), whose equivalent in katakana is (ta). It is the sixteenth syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (TA-gyō, A-dan; “row TA, section A”).
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Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji reading[edit]

(romaji ta)

  1. : other
  2. : field

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