Tag: hiragana

62 Why are the particles "は" (ha⇒wa), "へ" (he⇒e), and "を" (wo⇒o) not spelled phonetically? 2011-06-02T03:38:02.493

39 Why was both katakana and hiragana created? 2012-01-15T02:07:11.200

30 Origin of the circle in ぬ, ね, and る 2011-05-31T19:19:06.957

29 What are the differences/characteristics between katakana, kanji and hiragana? 2011-06-01T23:25:06.737

23 Does the particle "を" (wo) have a special use when at the end of a sentence? 2011-06-15T14:05:04.230

21 When should I replace kanji with hiragana? 2012-11-05T15:26:02.193

19 Why is konnichiwa spelt こんにちは? 2011-11-20T01:02:31.980

18 Is it standard practice, or acceptable, to connect strokes in certain characters of hiragana? 2012-07-19T14:18:40.700

17 Why are there 3 ways of writing in Japanese? 2011-12-13T18:46:01.300

17 Why do some Japanese people write parts of their name in hiragana? 2016-08-17T11:33:48.657

16 Are there words which consist of katakana and hiragana letters together? 2014-04-02T13:16:13.877

16 I cannot recognise this kana 2018-01-09T22:17:09.143

14 What are the advantages/disadvantages of writing in romaji instead of in kanji and kana? 2011-06-01T22:44:57.443

14 Is there a particular name for the rows and columns of the hiragana/katakana charts? 2016-07-22T12:16:08.760

14 What does this fish market banner say? 2016-10-10T22:57:30.517

13 How has Japanese kanji and kana usage changed since 1945? 2015-12-01T21:03:36.323

13 Why is ゆ written in hiragana on bath houses' noren? 2018-03-31T16:40:04.080

13 Why is こんばんみ used as a response to こんばんは? 2019-10-10T12:30:10.210

12 Is it possible to tell whether a word is kanji or hiragana without reading it? 2011-09-02T11:36:11.210

11 Can I write Japanese name "Midori" this way - 緑? 2011-08-09T04:52:14.083

11 Font used to create handwriting worksheets by primary teachers to teach Hiragana 2015-06-26T11:14:56.577

11 Does a small tsu double all consonants? 2017-01-05T08:15:57.683

11 Why using です in katakana? 2019-01-19T21:04:00.220

10 Legal characters for first names include: hiragana, katakana, jinmeiyo and joyo kanji. What about latin letters? 2013-05-21T22:49:14.243

10 Why is it spelled やっほー instead of やっほう? 2018-11-06T05:57:26.167

9 How does one transcribe the romaji "ō"? 2011-12-08T18:11:00.517

9 Kanji 何: why is it missing in 今なにしてる (facebook text in status editbox)? 2012-05-23T12:01:20.150

9 Encountered な with ten-ten 2013-05-16T04:12:08.943

9 What does it mean for the 'feel' of a sentence / text when it's written in all hiragana? 2014-03-28T13:33:45.990

9 The role of hiragana when there is a relevant kanji? 2015-11-26T02:31:27.870

9 Long O — when is it OU and when OO? 2017-02-15T17:10:35.317

9 Is this character a そ? 2017-10-16T07:04:42.707

8 Were women unable to learn kanji during the Heian era? 2012-03-08T11:34:08.013

8 Why is katakana sometimes used to replace hiragana? 2012-04-26T20:12:10.477

8 Why do Japanese people read Classical Japanese with a set of weird sound shifts? 2012-12-03T17:38:04.220

8 Why is "Yamata no Orochi" written in katakana? 2013-12-19T23:24:00.483

8 Why are a high proportion of basic Japanese words written in hiragana? 2015-05-01T13:22:10.077

8 Why is hiragana used in the middle of this compound word? (障害者 vs 障がい者) 2015-06-05T02:42:22.537

7 Are there any risks in self-learning the kana? 2011-09-26T23:51:25.217

7 learning order for kana? 2012-04-27T15:41:21.353

7 Why are there multiple katakana readings for a single kanji? 2015-05-14T09:25:29.330

7 Is there a standard for furigana? ふりがな vs フリガナ 2017-04-04T07:43:28.987

6 How to write hiragana and katakana in Windows? 2011-06-01T10:01:30.627

6 Can Hiragana or Katakana stand alone? 2012-06-05T20:35:32.010

6 How to form the "chi" sound, and others? 2012-07-12T14:43:06.000

6 What is the origin of ゟ (より)? 2013-08-30T20:52:37.977

6 Writing the name Harriet in Japanese 2014-02-26T07:34:56.033

6 Rosetta Stone uses は instead of わ 2014-03-22T05:39:14.960

6 Is this 8px height font understandable for japanese knowing people? 2016-07-04T21:21:03.910

6 What are the right shapes of kana? 2016-09-02T12:07:55.293

6 Why is もっと pronounced "motto" but written "motsuto"? 2016-11-26T05:50:35.447

6 Is there any rhyme or reason to hiragana? 2017-05-07T03:43:03.910

6 Partial ひらがな sentences (why ことし, きのう, きょう, あす?) 2019-06-22T09:17:30.610

6 What does どおし mean in this song? 2019-11-26T06:40:03.350

5 Is there a way to differentiate て and って when transcribing speech? 2013-04-08T16:37:49.917

5 Specific differences to consider between any individual katakana and hiragana? 2014-04-01T16:10:25.913

5 What does ちょーなー mean? 2014-05-15T09:06:30.160

5 Is my hiragana writing understandable? 2014-08-30T20:41:07.653

5 Why write「もの」instead of 「物」 or 「者」? 2016-03-27T22:30:09.253

5 Print with Admiral Matthew Perry flanked by officers 2016-08-30T14:10:36.847

5 How can one review hiragana or kanji in both a computer font and a brushed style? 2017-02-14T00:29:48.413

4 Pronunciation of the hiragana け and か 2013-12-07T17:11:00.893

4 Is しゃぶしゃぶ typically written in hiragana rather than katakana? 2014-05-11T06:17:25.287

4 When is "事" used instead of こと for past experiences? 2014-05-17T10:53:57.780

4 Reading and significance of dakuten with kana for which it normally is not used 2015-04-11T21:24:43.740

4 Why some tutorials teach writing Japanese numbers with Hiragana when they are actually written with Katakana (as on-yomi) in dictionaries? 2016-02-19T06:40:05.440

4 Is it ok to read こみち as komiti? 2016-05-10T14:16:50.593

4 Why is けしゴム (eraser) half written in hiragana and half in katakana? 2016-09-26T16:24:33.943

4 Dakuten on る character 2017-03-27T08:21:59.397

4 How to read kanji when they are written together with hiragana or katakana in a sentence? 2017-04-18T08:50:30.033

4 Why does the katakana ラ look similar to the hiragana う? 2017-05-24T19:45:23.490

4 What does "しぇんぱい" mean? 2017-05-26T03:26:50.003

4 What is the Japanese Homophonic Group? 2018-08-16T12:41:20.867

4 Does the second stroke of ち have a break in it when handwritten? 2019-01-09T14:38:55.897

4 Where to put the dakuten and handakuten? 2019-05-23T08:36:08.317

4 Are personal names spelled in hiragana or katakana if the kanji isn't known? 2019-08-04T20:13:39.180

4 っ(sokuon) usage 2019-10-14T06:31:01.320

4 What is this Kanji? I can’t find it anywhere? 2019-12-04T23:51:11.500

3 Does an international OR standardized phonetic alphabet/notation system exist to depict all the Hiragana/Katakana sounds? 2012-11-09T16:14:52.787

3 How to parse "あけぐち"? 2014-03-09T09:21:01.470

3 Intentional hiragana transcription for foreign names 2014-11-09T14:40:34.443

3 Understanding hiragana-only texts in videogames 2015-03-16T02:35:39.260

3 Can I use only hiragana when writing words/sentences? 2016-02-12T22:01:46.330

3 Can an English video game be translated into Japanese without kanji? 2016-07-04T13:03:11.403

3 What does こつぐってなる mean? 2017-02-20T19:02:02.103

3 How do I decipher each word in a sentence, if all is written in hiragana? 2017-03-23T09:25:50.273

3 How do I alphabetize a list with Hiragana, Katakana and Jukugo? 2017-04-24T16:24:09.033

3 In what situations would 居る (いる) be read as おる? 2017-06-08T19:49:06.183

3 To Kanji or Not To Kanji for うまく・上手く? 2017-09-10T11:51:56.290

3 Are surnames only written with kanji? 2017-12-01T20:23:51.517

3 Is it correct/appropriate to write a word using katakana and hiragana at the same time? 2018-01-29T05:31:46.577

3 Is hiragana equal to lower case and katakana equal to upper case when comparing Japanese and western writing systems? 2018-12-31T04:52:50.243

3 Can personal pronouns be written in hiragana? 2019-05-21T00:19:36.777

3 Why is 今年 written in hiragana in this NHK news article? 2019-10-08T01:10:25.863

3 What is mostly used on signs in Tokyo: Katakana, Hiragana or Kanji? 2019-10-27T15:53:43.073

3 Question about Kana writing 2019-11-25T09:50:36.803

2 Beginner: book/ website for reading comprehension and vocabulary 2012-06-12T13:09:39.443

2 What's better to start with first, hiragana or katakana? 2013-11-10T19:29:00.930

2 Why is saki in japanese written as さつき? there's other times I've seen the tsu in words without being pronounced. Why is this? 2014-01-07T00:41:28.650