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Hiragana Page 58 Combinations

Oni's picture

This part is a little different... Take it slow and you should be able to catch on

PART TWO - Combinations

Usually easy... BASE + a smaller ya, yu, or yo

ki + ya = kya

(be careful with the boldfaced ones)

AND (be careful with the boldfaced ones)


NOTE: Again in time this will seem natural - Really!


Review this page until you feel comfortable with it

gambatte!

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So this only pertains to the bases with the "I" at the end?

fatcatcog's picture

Thanks very much! this

Thanks very much! this website is invaluable. Its completely irrelevant to this page but what does the ー you sometimes see in japenese sentences mean?

phreadom's picture

I answered that a bit in a

I answered that a bit in a few comments on the page for the き kana: http://thejapanesepage.com/beginners/hiragana/ki#comment-2159 and http://thejapanesepage.com/beginners/hiragana/ki#comment-2166

Hopefully those help answer your question? :)

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fatcatcog's picture

thanks

Ah yes that explains it. Thanks alot!

For everything outside of

For everything outside of Shi,Chi,Ji, you end up removing the last letter of the base word and then combining. For everything else, its removing the last letter of the base and the first letter of the smaller word. Its very simple to remember.

Pretty easy

Few days ago when i was looking through all the lessons this lesson scared me the most. But now that i'm actually here. It's not that big of a deal!

arisu94's picture

oh!

okay....i get it! the first hiragana is big and the second is small. at least that is how im going to remember it.

skittlez77's picture

Ok, what?

Wow... What? I think I got it. The "ji" combinations seem a little tricky though...
I'll get it ...Eventually >.<

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