Katakana

Katakana uses symbols to represent syllables and is used to write foreign words or to accent a word or phrase, much like italics in English.

Katakana        Syllables


アエウエオ      a i u e o

カキクケコ     ka ki ku ke ko

ガギグゲゴ     ga gi gu ge go

サシスセソ     sa shi su se so

ゾジズゼゾ     za ji zu ze zo

トチツテト     ta chi tsu te to

ダヂヅデド     da ji zu de do

ナニヌネノ     na ni nu ne no

ハヒフヘホ     ha hi hu he ho

バビブベボ     ba bi bu be bo

パピプペポ     pa pi pu pe po

マミムメモ     ma mi mu me mo

ヤユヨ             ya yu yo

ラリルレロ     ra ri ru re ro

ワヲ                wa wo

ン                   n


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