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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 o, e.g. きゃ (ki + ya) /kya/. Small y kana is called yōon.   ki き kya きゃ kyu きゅ kyo きょ shi し sha しゃ shu しゅ sho しょ chi ち cha ちゃ chu ちゅ cho ちょ ni に nya にゃ nyu にゅ nyo にょ hi ひ hya ひゃ hyu ひゅ hyo ひょ mi み mya …

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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 ク ケ コ s sa shi su se so サ シ ス セ ソ t ta chi tsu te to タ チ ツ テ ト n na ni nu ne no ナ ニ ヌ ネ ノ h ha hi fu he ho ハ ヒ フ ヘ ホ m ma mi mu me mo マ ミ …


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 Dakuten) かka⇒がga  きki⇒ぎgi  くku⇒ぐgu  けke⇒げge こko⇒ごgo g ga gi gu ge go が ぎ ぐ げ ご z za zi zu ze zo ざ じ ず ぜ ぞ d da ji zu de do だ ぢ づ で ど b ba bi bu be bo ば び ぶ べ ぼ きん⇒ kin (gold) ぎん⇒gin (silver) ふん⇒fun  (minute)  …

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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 started in the 5th century.   a i u e o あ い う え お ka ki ku ke ko か き く け こ sa shi su se so さ し す せ そ ta chi tsu te to た ち つ て と na ni nu ne no な に ぬ ね …

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