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

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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization te)

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

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Noun[edit]

‎(romaji te)

  1. : hand

Particle[edit]

‎(romaji te)

  1. Request maker sentence-final particle.