Japanese Lesson – Hiragana 7

Hello Everyone,

After this lesson you will have seen overall 35 hiragana and 11 will remain. So let’s go and learn: まみむめも!

As usual, a quick test: Do you remember the following hiragana?

Now, get ready!

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Hiragana ま to ん

This hiragana is pronounced: [ma]

It has 3 strokes:

 

Exercices:

  • Write 10 times the character ま in a row.
  • Write 5 times the word まいにち [mainichi] / everyday /
  • Write 5 times the word うま [uma] / horse /
  • Write 5 times the word うまい [umai] / tasty, delicious /

This hiragana is pronounced: [mi]

It has 2 strokes:

 

Exercices:

  • Write 10 times the character み in a row.
  • Write 5 times the word かみ [kami] / god /, / paper / or / hair /
  • Write 5 times the word かたみち [katamichi] / one way (ticket, trip) /
  • Write 5 times the word みなみ [minami] / south /

This hiragana is pronounced: [mu]

It has 3 strokes:

 

Exercices:

  • Write 10 times the character む in a row.
  • Write 5 times the word むすこ [musuko] / son /
  • Write 5 times the word たのむ [tanomu] / to request, to entrust on /
  • Write 5 times the word むこう [mukou] / opposite (side, direction, party) /

This hiragana is pronounced: [me]

It has 2 strokes:

 

Exercices:

  • Write 10 times the character め in a row
    Note: め [me] means / eye(s) /
  • Write 5 times the word むすめ [musume] / daughter /
  • Write 5 times the word めいし [meishi] / business card /
  • Write 5 times the word かめ の こう [kame no kou] / turtle // {relation} // shell /

This hiragana is pronounced: [mo]

It has 3 strokes:

 

Exercices:

  • Write 10 times the character も in a row.
  • Write 5 times the word もののけ ひめ [mononoke hime] / Mononoke // princess /
  • Write 5 times the word もつ [motsu] / to hold, to possess /
  • Write 5 times the word くも [kumo] / cloud /

 

Here it is for today. See you soon for more hiragana!

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Cheers,

Stéphane

Next lesson: Hiragana lesson 8: ya, yu, yo and halfwidth -ya, -yu, -yo and tsu-

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