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Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER NE
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+306D

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization ne)

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

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Particle[edit]

‎(romaji ne)

  1. (after a phrase) emphasis and question marker particle; asks for confirmation; right?; eh?; isn't it?
    あなたは (あたま)がいいね。
    Anata wa atama ga īne.
    You’re smart, aren’t you.
    格好 (かっこう)いいです
    Kakkō ii desu ne.
    That’s pretty neat, eh?
    「キモい。」「だよねー」
    "Kimoi. ""Da yo nē"
    "Gross." "Isn't it?"

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Interjection[edit]

‎(romaji ne)

  1. (informal, before sentences) particle used to catch listener’s attention; hey
     ()ってる?
    Ne, shitteru?
    Hey, did'ja know?

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(romaji ne)

  1. : Rat (zodiac)
  2. :
  3. : price
  4. : root
  5. : sleep
  6. , :