Alphabet Course

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Marshall
JLPT Basic, JLPT Course
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Alphabet Course

Lesson 1:あいうえお

In this lesson, I will teach you five hiragana, which are あいうえお.


あ is pronounced as /a/.

TipAn antenna is on top of the roof.
あ as in “antenna”.

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い is pronounced as /i/.

TipThere are two eels.
い as in “eels”.
 
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う is pronounced as /u/.

TipOoo!This is heavy.
う as in “Ooo!”.
 
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え is pronounced as /e/.

TipI have to exercise.
え as in “exercise”.
 
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お is pronounced as /o/.

Tipa golf ball is on the green.
お as in “on”.
 
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Vocabulary:

WordReadingMeaningType
あいloveNoun
会うあうto meetVerb
合うあうto fitVerb
あおblueNoun
青いあおいblueAdj
stomachNoun
言ういうto sayVerb
いえhouseNoun
うえupNoun
paintingNoun
追うおうto catchVerb
In every lesson, there will be a vocabulary list like above to help you practice Hiragana/Katakana.
The alphabets in “Word” column are called as “kanji”, you don’t need to remember them for now.(I have kanji course to help you remember kanji by its origin and all its vocabulary later.)
And you don’t need to remember these words too(although it won’t hurt to remember part of them), The purpose of this vocabulary list is to help you practice Hiragana.
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