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Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER TI
Code point U+3061
Entity number ち
Unicode block Hiragana
[U+3060] [U+3062]
See also: and

Japanese[edit]

Stroke order
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Syllable[edit]

‎(romaji chi)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(chi). Its equivalent in katakana is ‎(chi). It is the seventeenth syllable in the gojūon order; its position is ‎(ta-gyō i-dan, row ta, section i).
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(romaji -chi)

  1. :
  2. , :

Noun[edit]

‎(romaji chi)

  1. : thousand
  2. : term of respect for a boy
  3. : blood
  4. : milk; breast
  5. : cogon grass
  6. : house
  7. , : fishhook
  8. : spiritual power
  9. : ground, place
  10. :
  11. , : wisdom
  12. :
  13. : foolishness, foolish person; (Buddhism) ignorance, one of the three roots of the vice dharmas
  14. :

Suffix[edit]

‎(romaji -chi)

  1. , : (obsolete) attaches to place names, indicating a road to that place