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11 months ago
So I was reading an old issue of the Asahi Shimbun and I came across this:
What does ゑ mean here?
Jul 2, 2022 at 5:48
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It's the archaic hiragana, 'we.' It was declared obsolete after WWII but when it is rarely used it's usually read the same as え. I think it's meant to mean へ is this context, just dressed up. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/We_(kana)
Oct 16, 2022 at 11:43
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