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How to read small Hiragana (Yōon) and (Sokuon)

Japanese Hiragana How to read small Hiragana (Yōon) and (Sokuon)   A small Hiragana ,ya, yu or yo (ゃ, ゅ or ょ) is added at the ending of i-row (きki, しshi, ちchi, にni, ひhi, みmi , りri, ぎgi, じji, びbi, ぴpi) This changes the i vowel sound to a glide (palatalization) to a, u or …

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katakana

Japanese Katakana How to read katakana Katakana is a Japanese syllabary, one component of the Japanese writing system along with hiragana, kanji. katakana is most often used for transcription of words from foreign languages   5 vowels a i u e o ア イ ウ エ オ k ka ki ku ke ko カ キ …

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How to read Hiragana

How to read Hiragana   There are 5 vowels in Japanese. 5 vowels a i u e o あ い う え お あい⇒ai    love いか⇒ika   squid うみ⇒umi  sea, beach えき⇒eki   railway station おかね⇒okane  money Quiz: How to read following Hiragana? あお(blue)   2.はな(flower)  3.ほん(book)     ( a. hon   b. ao  c. hana ) 1. ゛ two dots (called …

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How many letters are there in Hiragana?

How many letters are there in Hiragana? In the Japanese writing system, three are three forms of letters. Hiragana ひらがな, Katakana カタカナ, Kanji 漢字 (Chinese characters). Each Kana (Hiragana and Katakana) corresponds to a sound. Both Hiragana and Katakana consist of 46 letters each. Hiragana developed from man’yōgana, Chinese characters used for their pronunciations, a practice which …

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