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U+304C, が
HIRAGANA LETTER GA
Composition: [U+304B] + [U+3099]

[U+304B]
Hiragana
[U+304D]
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Japanese

Stroke order

Syllable

(romaji ga)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ga). Its equivalent in katakana is (ga).
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Etymology 2

Particle

(romaji ga)

  1. Indicates the subject of a sentence.
     (ねこ) (えさ) ()べた。
    Neko ga esa o tabeta.
    The cat [is the thing that] ate the cat food.
  2. conjunction ("but")
     (いぬ) ()きだ (ねこ) (きら)いだ。
    Inu wa suki da ga, neko wa kirai da.
    I like dogs but I hate cats.
  3. Historical possessive used to connect nouns, most often seen in place names as ヶ.
    我々 (われわれ) (こころ)
    wareware ga kokoro
    our [collective] heart
    富士見 (ふじみ) (おか)
    Fujimigaoka
    Fuji View Hill
     (せき) (はら)
    Sekigahara
    Gateway Plains (site of the Battle of Sekigahara)
Alternative forms
  • (historical possessive): (ga)
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Adjectival noun

(-na inflection, romaji ga)

  1. :

Noun

(romaji ga)

  1. : ego
  2. : picture
  3. : congratulation
  4. :
  5. :
  6. : moth