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Character  ひ 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER HI
Codepoint U+3072
See also: and

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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.

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Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization hi)

  1. The hiragana syllable (hi), whose equivalent in katakana is (hi). It is the twenty-seventh syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (HA-gyō, I-dan; “row HA, section I”).

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Noun[edit]

(romaji hi)

  1. : day, sunshine
  2. : fire
  3. : fault
  4. : fraction, ratio