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The Japanese Syllabary

This page shows the Japanese , how to pronounce the letter individually, and how the letter sounds within words. The best way to learn the is:
  • Review the and their sounds on this page.
  • Click on Flash Cards to play Multiple Choice, Flash Cards and Test to learn the letters off by heart.
  • To really sharpen your ear to the sounds of Japanese, click on the Spelling button below to learn how to spell using based on the sounds in the word. Don't worry about not knowing the meaning of the words yet, to learn those you can click on the Vocabulary Sets menu item.

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    Letter Romaji PronounceExample
    aり 
    いいろ 
    iま 
    なびかり 
    uひこき 
    よんじゅよん 
    eんがん 
    んぴつ 
    oんな 
     
    kaしばりき 
    ようび 
    kiをする 
    でんや 
    kuかがしゃ 
    しょ 
    keん 
    んちくか 
    koし 
    うき 
    saっちゅうざい 
    かな 
    shiも 
    どう 
    suかたをくめる 
    まばたきる 
    seんいん 
    んすいかん 
    soかみり 
    ぼ 
    taんてい 
    いふう 
    chiほうょう 
    ろくじゅうい 
    tsuじゅうが 
    えんぴ 
    teうんんしゅ 
     
    toがいう 
    はんう 
    na 
    じゅうに 
    niじ 
    きゅうじゅう 
    nu 
    neたまぎ 
    じ 
    noおき 
    おとここ 
    haちみつ 
    ちじゅう 
    hiけしょうん 
    りょう 
    fuせいく 
     
    heび 
    や 
    hoうこうしじき 
    どう 
    maがる 
    くら 
    miさき 
     
    muつか 
    すこ 
    meざましどけい 
    んぼう 
    mo 
    くようび 
    yaにく 
    ペンキ 
    yuはいう 
    びをさす 
    yoんじゅうさん 
    んじゅうろく 
    raとうがし 
    くだ 
    ri 
     
    ruなめ 
    くしゃみをす 
    reいとうこ 
    せっけんい 
    roめんひょうじ 
    くじゅうよん 
    waちゃん 
     
    o/woあくびする 
    くびふる 
    nかけぶと 
    こうさて