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ROMAJI - na
SOUND - [as in kNOt]
looks like a rope all tangled in a kNOt
wikipedia shows a version without that hook and a version with the hook??
whcih version do i need D:? or is the animated version the computerized version and the with hook hand writing?
same goes for ra ら there is a hook on wikipedia but there is no hook in computerized version.
so can i conclude that the hooked version is handwriting and without hook computer hiragana?
the word (natskachi) sweet memory, when i pronounce each character its sounds like (natsukachi) but for some reason the (tsu) is not fully pronouced, so i dont know when or how to pronouce it.
can anyone help me?, i just started studying the hiragana, arigatou gosaimasu
う and い are "weak" vowels and are devoiced (silent?) between two unvoiced consonants, in the case of natsukashii (なつかしい) the "u" is between "s"/"ts" and "k" so is devoiced.
Another common example of this is suki (好き/すき), meaning "like", which sounds like s'ki.
Don't complain to me that people kick you when you're down. It's your own fault for lying there
thank you chikara, i think i get it now, but i still need to work harder on how vowels are pronounced when they are combined with other consonants, thank you very much and god bless you
gNAt, NAt King Cole, NAsty. Is this a difference between English and American accents or am I just hearing things oddly again, 'cause that's always a possibility! The Twilight Zone theme just started on my mp3 player! *lol*
輝 。 Bright (ki) 。 クレア 。
Looks like a t taking the hat from a d.
NAh you can't have that hat.
Thanks! I love your mnemonic! It helped me a lot. :)
hehe... I've been enjoying reading your mnemonics. ;)
The only one I ever used was one I made up for を. :)
yeah everyone does mnemonics (or most of people) I quite find Familiar... don't know why i feel very nostalgic with Japanese characters and couldn't imagine these meaning something else :)