1. counter for the ichi-ni-san counting system (usu. directly preceding the item being counted); noun read using its on-yomiSee also 箇 か, pronounced か
2. counter for articlesSee also 個 こ, pronounced こ
3. indicates possessive (esp. in place names)See also , pronounced が
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4. Small keThe small ke is a common Japanese character, typographically a small form of the katakana character ケ ke. While identical in shape to a small ケ, the shape is actually an abbreviation for the kanji 箇, specifically by writing half of the bamboo radical 竹, and ヶ is used as an abbreviation 箇 (alternatively written 個 or 个), which is a common Japanese counter word. It is also as an abbreviation for the Japanese conjunctive particle が.
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