Hiragana Chapter 3

Hiragana Page 13 さ sa

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Now for the S's - Can you get the pattern?

HOW TO WRITE IT
[Follow the red strokes from left to right]

ROMAJI - sa
SOUND
- [as in SOlitude]


MEMORY: It looks like a person who sits in SOlitude


EXAMPLES: How do you say them?
- This means 'sake' - (watch the pronunciation)

- This means 'morning'

- This means 'this morning'

- This means 'umbrella'


If you understand Hiragana's pattern, I believe you have mastered the hardest part

Hiragana Page 14 し shi

NOTE: This is pronounced as the English 'SHE' not 'SEA' as you would expect!

HOW TO WRITE IT

ROMAJI - shi
SOUND
- [as in SHE]


MEMORY: It looks like a woman's hair flowing in the wind (SHE)


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

- This means 'leg'

- This means 'delicious'

- This means 'cow'


Keep trying to find Hiragana you know on the Internet

Hiragana Page 15 す su

Remember to have fun while drawing the characters!

HOW TO WRITE IT
[Follow the red strokes from left to right]

ROMAJI - su
SOUND
- [as in SUE]


MEMORY: It looks like a girl named SUE wearing a hat


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

- This means 'sushi'

- This means 'to like (someone or something)'

Hiragana Page 16 せ se

Try to make silly memory associations for yourself

HOW TO WRITE IT
[Follow the red strokes from left to right]

ROMAJI - se
SOUND
- [as in SAY]


MEMORY: It looks like someone wearing a hat SAying something


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

- This means 'chair' or 'seat'
(another word for seat is isu)

Hiragana Page 17 そ so

Now let's wrap up Chapter 3!

HOW TO WRITE IT
[Follow the red strokes from left to right]

ROMAJI - so
SOUND
- [as in SO]


MEMORY: It looks SO abstract like PicaSO


EXAMPLES: How do you say them?
- This means 'a lie' or 'not true'

- This means 'there'


Almost there!

Hiragana Page 18 Review Three

Here are the suspects... Can you name them?


CHAPTER 3: THE QUIZ


What is the Hiragana to the left?






Continue until you are sure of them all


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