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U+3051, け
HIRAGANA LETTER KE

[U+3050]
Hiragana
[U+3052]
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Japanese[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology 1[edit]

Derived in the Heian period from writing the man'yōgana kanji in the cursive sōsho style. Variants include those derived by similar process from , , , , and .

Syllable[edit]

‎(romaji ke)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ke). Its equivalent in katakana is (ke). It is the ninth syllable in the gojūon order; its position is (ka-gyō e-dan, row ka, section e).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(romaji ke)

  1. : hair