Hentaigana (変体仮名) are variant forms of hiragana that were used prior to 1900, but which are no longer in use.

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Is it true that the meaning of あ可よろし is unknown?

One of the cards in a Hanafuda deck looks like this: The character that looks like の is actually , a hentaigana for ka derived from the kanji 可. The card says あかよろし, not あのよろし. According to ...