Hiragana table

Table of hiragana letters

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Hiragana is a Japanese syllabary, one basic component of the Japanese writing system, along with katakana, kanji, and in some cases rōmaji (the Latin-script alphabet).

Hiragana and katakana are both kana systems. With one or two minor exceptions, each sound in the Japanese language is represented by one character in each system.

Hiragana is used to write native words for which there are no kanji, including grammatical particles. Likewise, hiragana is used to write words whose kanji form is obscure, not known to the writer or readers, or too formal for the writing purpose.

This table will help you study Hiragana.

Monographs (gojūon)


a


i


u


e


o


ka


ki


ku


ke


ko


sa


shi


su


se


so


ta


chi


tsu


te


to


na


ni


nu


ne


no


ha


hi


fu


he


ho


ma


mi


mu


me


mo


ya


yu


yo


ra


ri


ru


re


ro


wa


wo


n

Diacritics (gojūon with dakuten)


ga


gi


gu


ge


go


za


ji


zu


ze


zo


da


de


do


ba


bi


bu


be


bo


pa


pi


pu


pe


po

Digraphs (yōon)

きゃ
kya

きゅ
kyu

きょ
kyo

しゃ
sha

しゅ
shu

しょ
sho

ちゃ
cha

ちゅ
chu

ちょ
cho

にゃ
nya

にゅ
nyu

にょ
nyo

ひゃ
hya

ひゅ
hyu

ひょ
hyo

みゃ
mya

みゅ
myu

みょ
myo

りゃ
rya

りゅ
ryu

りょ
ryo

Digraphs with diacritics (yōon with dakuten)

ぎゃ
gya

ぎゅ
gyu

ぎょ
gyo

じゃ
ja

じゅ
ju

じょ
jo

びゃ
bya

びゅ
byu

びょ
byo

ぴゃ
pya

ぴゅ
pyu

ぴょ
pyo

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