Hiragana Chapter 4

Hiragana Page 19 た ta

CHAPTER 4: The 'T' line has a few that aren't "regular" - so be careful

HOW TO WRITE IT

ROMAJI - ta
SOUND
- [as in TOddler]


MEMORY: It looks like a TOddler reaching for a toy


EXAMPLES: How do you say them?
- This means 'down' or 'below'

- This means 'octopus'

- This means 'cell phone '

- This means 'song'


Try saying "ta chi tsu te to" 5 times fast

Hiragana Page 20 ち chi

I know my memory associations are getting worse... UGH!

HOW TO WRITE IT

ROMAJI - chi
SOUND
- [as in CHEAp]


MEMORY: It looks like a CHEAp version of the number 5


EXAMPLES: How do you say them?
- This means 'the number one'

- This means 'the number seven'

- This means 'mouth'

- This means 'father'


If you think of good associations for the hiragana, leave a comment on this page for the next fellow!

Hiragana Page 21 つ tsu

One of the easiest Hiragana to write & hardest to pronounce

HOW TO WRITE IT

ROMAJI - tsu
SOUND
- [as in caT'S SOUp (not in English)]


MEMORY: It looks like a wave from a TSUnami (tidal wave)


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

- This means 'hot'

- This means 'shoes'


Listen to the sound file until you feel comfortable with it

Hiragana Page 22 て te

Hiragana!

HOW TO WRITE IT

ROMAJI - te
SOUND
- [as in TAble]


MEMORY: It looks like a TErrible seven


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

- This means 'enemy'

- This means 'nice'


Hiragana Page 23 と to

HIRAGANA TO

HOW TO WRITE IT

ROMAJI - to
SOUND
- [as in TOE]


MEMORY: It looks like someone's big TOE


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

- This means 'outside'

- This means 'later'


Hiragana Page 24 Review Four

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


CHAPTER 4: THE QUIZ


What is the Hiragana to the left?






Continue until you are sure of them all


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