Teach Yourself Japanese
Subject: Re: へ with two lines
From: TAKASUGI Shinji (tssf.airnet.ne.jp)
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 14:38:58 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?
It means to on a letter. Read the following webpage, though it doesn't explain a lot: 「へ」「様」に二本線.
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