1. The N Hiragana characters
In the previous post you have just learnt た, ち, つ, て, と - Ta, Chi, Tsu, Te, and To. Now we'll look at な、に、ぬ、ね、の - Na, Ni, Nu, Ne, and No.
な – na
Mnemonic: な for nuptial
に – ni
Mnemonic: に for stitching needle
ぬ – nu
Mnemonic: ぬ for yummy noodles
ね – ne
Mnemonic: ね for bird nest
の – no
Mnemonics: の for tie a knot
- 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 #5.
Next up is は、ひ、ふ、へ、ほ - Ha, Hi, Fu, He, and Ho