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trunks
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please help me

Post by trunks » Wed 08.03.2005 11:44 am

hi everyone im new here and i just started to learn japanese hiragana and i was wondering.
i know how to spell most things but how do i write d,x,v,l or any other letter in hiragana it only tells me how to spell the 5 vowels. please help >_<:(

Schattenjedi

RE: please help me

Post by Schattenjedi » Wed 08.03.2005 11:58 am

trunks wrote:
hi everyone im new here and i just started to learn japanese hiragana and i was wondering.
i know how to spell most things but how do i write d,x,v,l or any other letter in hiragana it only tells me how to spell the 5 vowels. please help >_<:(


You can't write just d,x,v, or l in Hiragana. There has to be a vowel after it. For example: de=で va=ヴぁ le=れ (in so far as you can call that le...the Japanese R is somewhere between an English R and L.) v+vowel is almost never written in hiragana and neither is x+vowel.

trunks
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RE: please help me

Post by trunks » Wed 08.03.2005 12:02 pm

ok now i know that but how do you write them it doesn't say that in the hiragana lessons.

Schattenjedi

RE: please help me

Post by Schattenjedi » Wed 08.03.2005 1:15 pm

This page should answer your questions:

http://www.guidetojapanese.org/hiragana.html

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