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Subject: へ with two lines
From: Carl (carlsensei.com)
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2009 04:37:16 GMT

I've noticed that when people hand address letters as ○○さんへ they sometimes put two vertical marks in the middle of the へ, so that it looks almost like the grass radical. Does anyone know what the deal with that is? I don't see that variant of the character listed on my table of hentaigana, but I guess it's just some calligraphic gesture, right?

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