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Hiragana Page 27 ぬ nu

Oni's picture

Hiragana NU


- [as in NEw]

MEMORY: It kind of looks like a but with a tail and no hat

EXAMPLES: How do you say them?
- This means 'dog'

- This means 'to die'

- This means 'raccoon-dog'

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looks more like a mashed up inverted A and sideways number 9

This is one i struggle with the most

Writing this is always a chore. haha

think of it as

meshed up inverted A and sideways number 9

It looks like the hiragana "me"

It's like a whole new me :]


I'm just going to put this one down as "NEw and crazy" in my book since this is the hiragana with the most curves thus far in the series of lessons. Perhaps it could be compared to a "NEw and crazy roller coaster ride??

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たぬきis not a raccoon, but a

たぬきis not a raccoon, but a different species all together. >.<

phreadom's picture

Correct. :)

Correct. :)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanuki - "Tanuki is often somewhat mistakenly translated as raccoon or badger into English, animals which are similar to tanuki in appearance, but are actually different species."


Shouldn't we try and prevent

Shouldn't we try and prevent that misunderstanding now, and not have raccoon/badger but raccoon-dog?

phreadom's picture

Fixed. ;)

Fixed. ;) Thanks.


ぬ looks like chinese character 好(means good)

celticflower's picture

Could Be...

A dog curled up to sleep if you're looking from above! That or a weird rabbit nibbling the grass.

I sometimes like to look up the words in the dictionary in JWPce [Japanese Word Processor for windows], to see what other variations come up. For dog - いぬ - inu, I found いぬかき - inukaki dog paddle [swimming], don't know why, but I like it :)

Is it right?

I think this page has my favourite words so far *lol*

。 Bright (ki) 。 クレア

Kind of complicated but...

It looks like a V2 which is the abbreviated form of Version 2 which is the NEwest version of something.

It looks like tangled up

It looks like tangled up NOOdles.

akaitsuki's picture


It looks just like NOOdles!


These ひらがな(Hiragana) pages are really helping, thanks!

Me bored, me play, me kill!

clay's picture

Great! I am always glad to

Great! I am always glad to hear that. :)

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