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Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER TE
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3066
See also: Շ, , ح, ج, and خ

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 te)

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

Noun[edit]

‎(romaji te)

  1. : hand

Particle[edit]

‎(romaji te)

  1. Request maker sentence-final particle.