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U+3064, つ
HIRAGANA LETTER TU

[U+3063]
Hiragana
[U+3065]
See also: and

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.

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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