- The S Hiragana characters
In the previous post you have just learnt か、き、く、け、こ - Ka, Ki, Ku, Ke and Ko. Now we'll look at さ、し、す、せ、そ – Sa, Shi, Su, Se, and So
さ – sa
Mnemonic: さ for a sad eggman
し – shi
Mnemonic: し for she has beautiful hair
Mnemonic: す for my noodle soup
せ – se
Mnemonic: せ for the animals in separate pens
Mnemonic: そ for scrunchie socks
- 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 #3.
Next up is た、ち、つ、て、と - Ta, Chi, Tsu, Te and To