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Character U+3076, ぶ
Name HIRAGANA LETTER BU
Block Hiragana
Composition (U+3075) +
(U+3099)
[U+3075] [U+3077]

Japanese[edit]

Stroke order
ぶ-bw.png

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The hiragana character ‎(fu) with a dakuten ().

Syllable[edit]

‎(romaji bu)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(bu). Its equivalent in katakana is ‎(bu).
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji reading[edit]

‎(romaji bu)

  1. : thickness
  2. : military
  3. : rate
  4. : part