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U+3059, す
HIRAGANA LETTER SU

[U+3058]
Hiragana
[U+305A]
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Japanese

Stroke order

Syllable

(romaji su)

  1. The hiragana syllable (su). Its equivalent in katakana is (su). It is the thirteenth syllable in the gojūon order; its position is (sa-gyō u-dan, row sa, section u).
Derived terms
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Etymology 2

Noun

(romaji su)

  1. : nest, hive, den
  2. : vinegar
  3. : sandbank, sandbar

Verb

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , irregular conjugation, romaji su)

  1. : to do
Conjugation

S-irregular:

Irrealis Adverbial Conclusive Attributive Realis Imperative
s- "to do" s-e sh-i s-u s-uru s-ure s-e[yo]
Derived terms

Suffix

(romaji -su)

  1. representing birds
Related terms

Old Japanese

Verb

(su)

  1. to do

Descendants

  • Japanese: (su), する (suru)
  • Kagoshima dialect: すっ (suq)
  • Okinawan: すん (sun)