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Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER TU
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3064
See also: and

Japanese[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

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

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Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization tsu)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(tsu), whose equivalent in katakana is ‎(tsu). It is the eighteenth syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (TA-gyō, U-dan; “row TA, section U”).

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‎(romaji -tsu)

  1. small items

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