Ma (kana)

ma
transliterationma
hiragana origin
katakana origin

, in hiragana, or in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora. The hiragana is made in three strokes, while the katakana in two. Both represent [ma].

FormRōmajiHiraganaKatakana
Normal m-
(ま行 ma-gyō)
ma
maa
, mah
まあ, まぁ
まー
マア, マァ
マー

Stroke order

Stroke order in writing ま
Stroke order in writing ま
Stroke order in writing マ
Stroke order in writing マ
Stroke order in writing ま

The hiragana ま is made with three strokes:

  1. An upper horizontal line from left to right.
  2. Another horizontal line going from left to right under the first stroke.
  3. A vertical line from top to bottom, then a small loop towards the left, which then crosses the vertical line going to the right.
Stroke order in writing マ

The katakana マ is made with two strokes:

  1. A horizontal line from left to right, accompanied with a diagonal line towards the bottom-left.
  2. A small line at the end of the diagonal line.
Other Languages
العربية: ما (كانا)
Bân-lâm-gú:
brezhoneg: ま (lizherenn)
català:
español:
Esperanto: Ma (kanao)
français:
한국어:
հայերեն:
Bahasa Indonesia: Ma (kana)
italiano: Ma (kana)
Malagasy:
မြန်မာဘာသာ: မ (ခန)
Nāhuatl: Ma (kana)
日本語:
polski: Ma (kana)
português: Ma (kana)
română: Ma (kana)
русский: Ма (кана)
Basa Sunda: Ma (kana)
suomi: Ma (kana)
українська:
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