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𛀁 (romaji ye)
- The hiragana syllable "ye".
- 𛀁 and 𛀀 are used to represent the Japanese language before the mid-10th century, in which /e/ and /je/ were different phonemes.
/e/ /je/ hiragana え 𛀁 katakana 𛀀 エ
- In modern Japanese, old /e/, /je/ both evolved into /e/, and are both written as え in hiragana and エ in katakana. Sound /je/ reintroduced later is written as いぇ in hiragana and イェ in katakana.
- 𛀁 and 𛀀 are retrospective inventions. They were not actually used in the ancient Japanese literature (which uses man'yōgana instead) and thus are not included in the historical kana orthography.
Words containing Old Japanese /je/ of Sinitic origin
Words containing Old Japanese /je/ of Japonic origin