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Character U+3049, ぉ
Name HIRAGANA LETTER SMALL O
Block Hiragana
[U+3048] [U+304A]

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Small form of the hiragana character ‎(o).

Combining form[edit]

  1. Small combining form of hiragana ‎(o) 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 [ɸo] rather than [ɸu] () or [ho] ()
    しふぉん - transliteration of French chiffon

Related terms[edit]

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

See also[edit]