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Character  ろ 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER RO
Codepoint U+308D
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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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization ro)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ro), whose equivalent in katakana is (ro). It is the forty-third syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (RA-gyō, O-dan; “row RA, section O”).

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Suffix[edit]

(romaji ro)

  1. attaches to nouns

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