Japanese Hiragana


japanese hiragana

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hiragana stroke order

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Hiragana is a Japanese syllabary and this is one of three scripts used in the Japanese language. there are many resources available online so you might want to google Japanese hiragana to access free learning resources.

Wikipedia offers free information on Hiragana and you can also access table of Hiragana.

Facts about Hiragana:

-Developed from Chinese characters

-traditionally, Hiragana (Kanji, Katakana as well) is written from the top right to the left.

-The complete Hiragana consists of 48 characters

-Hiragana was used mainly by women.

-5 main vowels (a,i,u,e,o)

Check this universal flash Japanese Kana quiz. You can use this flash quiz to test your knowledge of Hiragana,Katakana and Kanji.

You can also click here to learn how to write Hiragana.



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