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U+309C, ゜
KATAKANA-HIRAGANA SEMI-VOICED SOUND MARK

[U+309B]
Hiragana
[U+309D]
U+FF9F, ゚
HALFWIDTH KATAKANA SEMI-VOICED SOUND MARK

[U+FF9E]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FFA0]

Japanese[edit]

Diacritical mark[edit]

  1. The handakuten, which indicates that a kana with an initial of h- should be pronounced with p- (i.e. ha with a dakuten is pronounced as pa). It is also sometimes used with k- kana to indicate ng- (a phoneme that is usually an allophone of /g/).

See also[edit]

  • : the dakuten
  • まる (maru): (colloquial) the handakuten mark