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U+3043, ぃ
HIRAGANA LETTER SMALL I

[U+3042]
Hiragana
[U+3044]

Japanese

Combining form

  1. Small combining form of hiragana (i) used to explicitly specify the vowel part of the previous hiragana character, or to show a speaker's pronunciation or extension of that vowel.
    - the sound [ɸi] rather than [ɸu] () or [çi] ()
    ふぃぎゅあ - transliteration of figure

Related terms

  • (katakana small i)
  • (full-size i)

See also