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Character U+3064, つ
Name HIRAGANA LETTER TU
Block Hiragana
[U+3063] [U+3065]

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 tsu)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(tsu). Its equivalent in katakana is ‎(tsu). It is the eighteenth syllable in the gojūon order; its position is ‎(ta-gyō u-dan, row ta, section u).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(romaji -tsu)

  1. small items
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