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Hiragana letter Gu.svg
U+3050, ぐ
HIRAGANA LETTER GU
Composition: [U+304F] + ◌゙ [U+3099]

[U+304F]
Hiragana
[U+3051]

Japanese[edit]

Stroke order
3 strokes

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ŋɯ̟ᵝ] (morpheme-medial alternative pronunciation)

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Syllable[edit]

(romaji gu)

  1. The hiragana syllable (gu). Its equivalent in katakana is (gu).
Usage notes[edit]

Do not confuse it with the voiced kana iteration mark which is sometimes used in vertical text.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entries.
3
[counter] sets (armor, furniture)
[noun] tool
[noun] means
[noun] (cooking) secondary ingredient, such as spices, seasonings, and sauces
[noun] base
[suffix] tool, ingredient
S
[adjective] foolish
[noun] foolishness, folly
[pronoun] (humble) I, me
S
[proper noun] Yu (a legendary ancient Chinese dynasty, founded by Shun)
[proper noun] A surname in Chinese
(This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above Sino-Japanese terms.
For a list of all kanji read as , not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as ぐ.)

(The following entry is uncreated: .)