Introduction to Hiragana series – さ、し、す、せ、そ – Sa, Shi, Su, Se, and So

  1. 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

sa sa-mnemonics

し – shi

Mnemonic: し for she has beautiful hair

shi shi-mnemonics

す– su

Mnemonic: す for my noodle soup

su su-mnemonics

せ – se

Mnemonic: せ for the animals in separate pens

se se-mnemonics

そ– so

Mnemonic: そ for scrunchie socks

so so-nmenonics


  1. Additional resources

The following resources is what I used in conjunction with these mnemonics, so be sure to check them out:.

Test your knowledge at Learning Hiragana words #3.

Next up is  た、ち、つ、て、と - Ta, Chi, Tsu, Te and To

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