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Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai NE.png
U+306D, ね
HIRAGANA LETTER NE

[U+306C]
Hiragana
[U+306E]

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 ne)

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

Particle[edit]

(rōmaji 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 ii ne.
    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]

(rōmaji ne)

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

Noun[edit]

(rōmaji ne)

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