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Character U+307F, み
Name HIRAGANA LETTER MI
Block Hiragana
[U+307E] [U+3080]

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 mi)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(mi). Its equivalent in katakana is ‎(mi). It is the thirty-second syllable in the gojūon order; its position is ‎(ma-gyō i-dan, row ma, section i).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. : three
  2. : fruit, nut
  3. : body, oneself