1. The Y Hiragana characters
In the previous post you have just learnt ま、み、む、め、も - Ma, Mi, Mu, Me and Mo. Today we'll look at や、ゆ、よ - Ya, Yu, and Yo.
や – Ya
Mnemonic: や for yak
ゆ – Yu
Mnemonic: ゆ for ewe
よ – Yo
Mnemonics: よ for yacht
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 #9.
Next up is ら、り、る、れ、ろ - Ra, Ri, Ru, Re, and Ro.