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Hiragana Chapter 3

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Question about writing in Hiragana

I have a quick question. I understand the basics of using hiragana to write out words, however I'm not really sure how to write words ending in the "n" sound, for instance how do you write, "ninjin" or "meron" in hiragana? I start ににじ for ninjin and めろ but then I don't know how to write out the n sound.

Writing "n"

The japanese "n" is written as "ん" Using japanese ime, this is usually made by typing n twice in a row.

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Do these characters all come together to form one word? Like would a vowel, consonant, and a vowel to come together to make a word? I know Kanji do it all in one but i'm not sure about Hiragana.

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I'm not quite sure what

I'm not quite sure what you're asking.

The kana can be used to "spell out" words in a sense. Like つなみ (tsu-na-mi), where it might normally be written with kanji like 津波


That describes what the kana are and how they are used. If you have a more specific question after reading that, let us know. :)


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Thank You!

Arigato! This cleared things up thank you!

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More letters = more words :)

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