Alphabet Course

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Alphabet Course

Lesson 6: ハヒフヘホ

In this lesson, I will teach you five katakana, which are ハヒフヘホ.


ハ is pronounced as /ha/.

TipHa, ha, ha! I can’t stop laughing. 
ハ as in “ha”.

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ヒ is pronounced as /hi/.

TipThis is my heel. 
ヒ as in “heel”.

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

TipA hook on a wall. 
フ as in “hook”.

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

ヘ is pronounced as /he/.

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

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ホ is pronounced as /ho/.

TipI’m holding a holy cross. 
ホ as in “holy”.

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Vocabulary:

WordMeaning
ハイhigh
ハイテクhigh tech
ハウスhouse
ノウハウknowledge
ハエflies
ヘアhair
アホfool
ナイフknife
オフoff
ホストhost
ホステスhostess
シフトshift
ソフトsoft
タフtough
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5 thoughts on “Lesson 6: ハヒフヘホ

  1. he in both katakana and hiragana are the same?

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    1. Yes

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  2. Why is it spelled “fu”?

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      history reason, very hard to explain😅, I think there are many articles explaining it in detail, you can have a look!

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  3. Another good one to add to the list after ナイフ would be ナイス, just to show how getting the katakana wrong can change the meaning.

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