1. The H Hiragana characters
In the previous post you have just learnt な、に、ぬ、ね、の - Na, Ni, Nu, Ne, and No. Now we'll look at は、ひ、ふ、へ、ほ - Ha, Hi, Fu, He, and Ho.
は – Ha
Mnemonic: は for campfire near a hut
ひ – Hi
Mnemonic: ひ for he has a big nose
ふ – Fu
Mnemonic: ふ for Mt. Fuji erupting
へ – He
Mnemonic: へ for heavy weight
ほ – Ho
Mnemonics: ほ for hopscotch
2. Additional resources
The following resources is what I used in conjunction with these mnemonics, so be sure to check them out:.
- 7 simple steps guide to write in Japanese Hiragana - it provides a list of simple techniques that I use to help memorize the Hiragana characters.
- Hiragana chart - a PDF version of the Hiragana chart, good for quick references.
- Test your knowledge at Learning Hiragana words #6 post.
Next up is ま、み、む、め、も - Ma, Mi, Mu, Me, and Mo