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U+3094, ゔ
HIRAGANA LETTER VU
Composition: [U+3046] + [U+3099]

[U+3093]
Hiragana
[U+3095]
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Japanese

Stroke order

Syllable

(romaji vu)

  1. The hiragana syllable (vu). Its equivalent in katakana is (vu).

Usage notes

This is a relatively recent addition to kana usage to represent the non-native sound vu. As such, this is only found in borrowed words. Older speakers may pronounce this more as /bu/, [bɯᵝ].

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