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Character  ょ 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER SMALL YO
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3087

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Small form of the hiragana character (yo).

Combining form[edit]

  1. Small combining form of hiragana (yo) used in 拗音 (yōon) morae that end in o, such as しょ (sho), ちょ (cho), and きょ (kyo). Historically not distinguished from full-size version.

Related terms[edit]

  • (small ya)
  • (small yu)
  • (katakana small yo)
  • (full-size yo)

See also[edit]