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The Japanese Hiragana Syllabary

This page shows the Japanese Hiragana, how to pronounce the letter individually, and how the letter sounds within words. The best way to learn the Hiragana is:
  • Review the Hiragana and their sounds on this page.
  • Click on Flash Cards to play Multiple Choice, Flash Cards and Test to learn the letters off by heart.
  • To really sharpen your ear to the sounds of Japanese, click on the Spelling button below to learn how to spell using Hiragana based on the sounds in the word. Don't worry about not knowing the meaning of the words yet, to learn those you can click on the Vocabulary Sets menu item.

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    Letter Romaji PronounceExample
    aてる 
    られ 
    iきゅうじゅうち 
    ももろ 
    uはちじゅなな 
    ほこしゃ 
    eんせき 
    いり 
    oどる 
    うだんほどう 
    kaど 
    くびざり 
    kiゅうじゅうはち 
     
    kuがつ 
    じゅうさん 
    keせっん 
    る 
    koん 
    むぎ 
    saじゅうん 
    ごじゅうん 
    shiどう 
    せんたくつ 
    suむらさきいろ 
    あくびをる 
    seん 
    いじか 
    soぼ 
    よくう 
    ta 
     
    chiごじゅうは 
    じゅうご 
    tsuしが 
    じゅうが 
    teる 
    うんんしゅ 
    toこ 
    はんう 
    naでる 
    きゅうじゅう 
    niきゅうじゅう 
    よこなる 
    nu 
    neじ 
    めが 
    noみ 
    おんなこ 
    haごじゅうち 
    ちじゅうに 
    hiふ 
    じ 
    fuえ 
    くびをる 
    heや 
    び 
    hoん 
    うれんそう 
    maんりき 
     
    miずぎ 
    さき 
    muすめ 
    つか 
    meやすり 
    いをあげる 
    mo 
    ん 
    yaま 
    さい 
    yuあしのび 
    びわ 
    yoこになる 
    んじゅうなな 
    raくじ 
    し 
    ri 
     
    ruかえ 
     
    reほうんそう 
    せっけんい 
    roじゅうく 
    くじゅういち 
    wa 
    らう 
    o/woうでくむ 
    あくびする 
    nちゃわ 
    せいかざい