Hiragana Chapter 5

Hiragana Page 25 な na

Hiragana NA

HOW TO WRITE IT

ROMAJI - na
SOUND
- [as in kNOt]


MEMORY: It looks like a rope all tangled in a kNOt


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

- This means 'longing', 'nostalgic', or 'reminiscent'

- This means 'hole'


Hiragana Page 26 に ni

Hiragana NI

HOW TO WRITE IT

ROMAJI - ni
SOUND
- [as in kNEE]


MEMORY: It looks like a person sitting on his kNEEs (as seen from above)


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

- This means 'older brother'

- This means 'smell'

- This means 'what?'


Hiragana Page 27 ぬ nu

Hiragana NU

HOW TO WRITE IT

ROMAJI - nu
SOUND
- [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'


Hiragana Page 28 ね ne

Hiragana NE

HOW TO WRITE IT

ROMAJI - ne
SOUND
- [as in NAY]


MEMORY: If you look carefully you will see a '1', '+' and a '2' but, NAY, no '3'


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

- This means 'older sister'

- This means 'cat'


Hiragana Page 29 の no

This hiragana by itself means 'apostraphe S' (Possession)

HOW TO WRITE IT

ROMAJI - no
SOUND
- [as in NO]


MEMORY: It's a circle! NO it's almost a circle...


EXAMPLES: How do you say them?
- This means 'apostraphe S' (possession)

- This means 'cat's hand'

- This means 'this''


Hiragana Page 30 Review Five

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


CHAPTER 5: THE QUIZ


What is the Hiragana to the left?