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Learn Japanese Online Introduction: The Japanese Syllabary

The basic syllabic letters of Japanese are called “kana”. They are phonograms, so each one represents one sound.

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  • あいうえお
  • かきくけこ
  • さしすせそ
  • たちつてと
  • なにぬねの
  • はひふへほ
  • まみむめも
  • や ゆ よ
  • らりるれろ
  • わ   を
  •     ん
Download stroke orders  of hiragana (ひらがな)Download stroke orders  of katakana (カタカナ)

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