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Hiragana

Hiragana are used to represent grammatical items such as verb inflections and particles as well as content words that are not written in kanji or katakana. There are 46 basic hiragana characters, each of which represents a syllable sound. They are shown in the following table:

a

i

u

e

o

ka

ki

ku

ke

ko

sa

shi

su

se

so

ta

chi

tsu

te

to

na

ni

nu

ne

no

ha

hi

fu

he

ho

ma

mi

mu

me

mo

ya

 

yu

 

yo

ra

ri

ru

re

ro

wa

     

o/wo

n

       

Use our online exercises to practice hiragana when you will finish reading introducing