Lexis Rex Home
Lexis Rex Home


The Japanese Hiragana Syllabary

This page shows the Japanese Hiragana, how to pronounce the letter individually, and how the letter sounds within words. The best way to learn the Hiragana is:
  • Review the Hiragana 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 Hiragana 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.

    Learn
    Flash CardsSpelling

    Letter Romaji PronounceExample
    aしょっきらいき 
    かり 
    iせんん 
    ろ 
    uにじゅ 
    きゅじゅに 
    eる 
    んとつ 
    oやゆび 
    んがく 
    kaおんがく 
    たをすくめる 
    kiはみがこ 
    ょうしつ 
    kuじゅうろ 
    つ 
    keがき 
    タオルか 
    koしゃ 
    いと 
    saうすむらきいろ 
    い 
    shiゃ 
    ゴム 
    suなはま 
    しんい 
    seいふく 
    んざい 
    soぼ 
    ほうれんう 
    taこ 
    いりく 
    chiじゅうろく 
    ともだ 
    tsuきょうし 
    くえ 
    teんしゃ 
    る 
    toびら 
    り 
    naめる 
    す 
    niじゅうよん 
    じゅう 
    nu 
    neめが 
     
    noおき 
    りも 
    haちじゅうなな 
    よんじゅうち 
    hiしょくんざっか 
    つじ 
    fuもう 
    ね 
    heら 
    や 
    hoうこうしじき 
    ん 
    maんりき 
    くるイス 
    miはちつ 
    こむ 
    muつか 
    い 
    me 
    んでんしゃ 
    moじゃがい 
    だち 
    yaささく 
    でんき 
    yuびをさす 
    あしのび 
    yoんじゅうご 
    ぐ 
    ra 
    まくカバー 
    riほうつか 
     
    ru 
    くしゃみをす 
    reいとうしょくひん 
    いとうこ 
    roくじゅう 
    あいい 
    waる 
    あじう 
    o/woふる 
    あくびする 
    nせっけいれ 
    ようび