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Character  も 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER MO
Codepoint U+3082

Japanese[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Simplified in the Heian period from the man'yōgana kanji (もう, ), meaning hair.

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization mo)

  1. The hiragana syllable (mo), whose equivalent in katakana is (mo). It is the thirty-fifth syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (MA-gyō, O-dan; “row MA, section O”).

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Particle[edit]

(romaji mo)

  1. too, also, so

Usage notes[edit]

  • (mo) always replaces (wa), (o) and (ga), but may follow other particles.

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Noun[edit]

(romaji mo)

  1. : algae
  2. : mourning