Alphabet Course

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Alphabet Course

Lesson 6:はひふへほ

In this lesson, I will teach you five hiragana.
They are はひふへほ.


は is pronounced as /ha/.

TipI live in a house.
は as in “house”.
 
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Noteは is read as “wa” when it acts as a particle. (Don’t worry, you will learn particle in Particle Course later. )
For example:
わたしwaトムです。
I’m Tom.

ひ is pronounced as /hi/.

TipHe is on the wall.
ひ as in “He”.

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ふ is pronounced as /hu/.
(sounds like in the middle of hu and fu.)

TipI climbed Mt.Fuji.
ふ as in “Fuji”.

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NoteIn later quizzes, you should type “fu” to get the correct answer.

へ is pronounced as /he/.

TipThere is a haystack.
へ as in “haystack”.

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ほ is pronounced as /ho/.

TipA house becomes a home with a satellite.
ほ as in “home”.

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Romaji of はひふへほ:

Hiraganaは、ひ、ふ、へ、ほ
Romajiha, hi, fu, he, ho

Vocabulary containing はひふへほ:

WordReadingMeaningType
toothNoun
ははmotherNoun
fireNoun
dayNoun
はいlungNoun
ふえfluteNoun
穿くはくto put on (pants)Verb
履くはくto put on (shoes/socks)Verb
吐くはくto spitVerb
はこboxNoun
引くひくto pullVerb
低いひくいlowAdj
深いふかいdeepAdj
ふくclothesNoun
ほかotherNoun
はしbridgeNoun
お箸おはしchopsticksNoun
ほしstarNoun
干すほすto dryVerb
細いほそいthinAdj
祖父そふgrandfatherNoun
はたflagNoun
はちeightNoun
はつfirst timeNoun
ひとpersonNoun
ふたlidNoun
下手へたbad atAdj
徒歩とほon footNoun
はなflowerNoun
はなnoseNoun
はねwingNoun
ふねshipNoun
ほねboneNoun

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