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Stroke order
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Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER TA
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+305F

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short form of たれ ‎(tare).

Pronoun[edit]

‎(romaji ta)

  1. interrogative personal pronoun; who
    • c. late 9th – mid-10th century, Taketori Monogatari
      あの書をきし文を讀み聞かせけれど、「なにせむにか命もおしからむ。が爲にか。何事も用もなし」とて[...]

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived in the Heian period from writing the man'yōgana kanji in the cursive sōsho style.

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization ta)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(ta), whose equivalent in katakana is ‎(ta). It is the sixteenth syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (TA-gyō, A-dan; “row TA, section A”).
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Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji reading[edit]

‎(romaji ta)

  1. : other
  2. : field

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