Alphabet Course

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Alphabet Course

Lesson 6:はひふへほ

は is pronounced as /ha/.

I live in a house.

は as in “house”.

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,

わたしは(wa)トムです。I’m Tom.

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ひ is pronounced as /hi/.

He is on the wall.

ひ as in “He”.

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

I climbed Mt.Fuji.

ふ as in “Fuji”.(in test, you should type “fu” to get the correct answer.)

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へ is pronounced as /he/.

There is a haystack.

へ as in “haystack”.

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ほ is pronounced as /ho/.

A house becomes a home with a satellite.

ほ as in “home”.

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6 thoughts on “Lesson 6:はひふへほ

  1. I also have a question about (hu):

    If i read “Fuji” loud it sounds like a clear f. But you describe it as inbetween hu and fu. Can i also use a soft “who” as a good indication or do you have another good english word to give a hint on right pronouncation?

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