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Character  ぃ 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER SMALL I
Codepoint U+3043

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Small form of the hiragana character (i).

Combining form[edit]

  1. Small combining form of hiragana (i) used to explicitly specify the vowel part of the previous hiragana character, or to show a speaker's pronunciation or extension of that vowel.
    - the sound [ɸi] rather than [ɸu] () or [çi] ()
    ふぃぎゅあ - transliteration of figure

Related terms[edit]

  • (katakana small i)
  • (full-size i)

See also[edit]