Ch0-Hirigana

Ch0-Hirigana - kya kyu kyo cha chu cho sha shu sho You can...

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Intro to Japanese- Pronunciation and Hirigana Important Phrases: Itadakimasu - thanking everything involved in creating the food, said before eating Gochisoosama - thank you for the meal, said after finished eating Oyasuminasai - I’m going to bed, good night Ittekimasu - I’m going now! Itterasshi - Have a good day! (in response to Ittekimasu) Tadaima - I’m back home! Okaerinasai - Welcome home! (in response to Tadaima) Ohayou - Good morning Konnichiha - Hello/good afternoon Konbanha - Good evening Sumimasen - Excuse me Gomennasai - I’m sorry Arigatou - Thanks Sensei - teacher Hiragana Chart
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Pronunciation ? a (aw) ? I (ee) ? u (oo) ? e (eh) ? o (oh) Unlike in English, the pronunciation of the characters does not change. It is the way it is. The only way it will change is through adding a small
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Unformatted text preview: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? kya ? ? kyu ? ? kyo ? ? cha ? ? chu ? ? cho ? ? sha ? ? shu ? ? sho You can also add a Ten Ten (small apostrophe) or a Maru (small circle) to certain characters to create more sounds. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Ga gi gu ge go ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Za ji zu ze zo ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Da de do ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Ba bi bu be bo ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Pa pi pu pe po Finally, double consonants can be created by adding a small ? . It doubles the consonant it comes before, and it is pronounced with a short pause. ? ? ? ? yatta (ya-ta) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ittekimasu (i-tekimas) This is different than double vowels, where you just hold the vowel out an extra beat. ? ? ? ? ? ? vs ? ? ? ? Obaasan obasan Grandmother Aunt...
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2012 for the course JAP 1120 taught by Professor Brettwalter during the Fall '11 term at FSU.

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