How to write hiragana: ma, mi, mu, me, mo - ま、み、む、め、も

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How to write hiragana: ma ま

how to write the hiragana ma character

Learn how to write the hiragana character for "ma" in this simple lesson. Please remember, it is important to follow the stroke order when writing Japanese characters. Learning the proper stroke order is also a great way to help you to remember how to draw the character.

Example: まくら (makura) --- pillow

If you want to see all 46 hiragana characters and hear the pronunciation for each, try my Hiragana Audio Chart page. For a Handwritten Hiragana Chart, try this link.

To learn more about Japanese writing, try Japanese Writing for Beginners.

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How to write hiragana: mi み

how to write the hiragana mi character

Learn how to write the hiragana character for "mi" in this simple lesson. Please remember, it is important to follow the stroke order when writing Japanese characters. Learning the proper stroke order is also a great way to help you to remember how to draw the character.

Example: みなと (minato) --- harbor

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How to write hiragana: mu む

how to write the hiragana mu character

Learn how to write the hiragana character for "mu" in this simple lesson. Please remember, it is important to follow the stroke order when writing Japanese characters. Learning the proper stroke order is also a great way to help you to remember how to draw the character.

Example: むし (mushi) --- insect

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How to write hiragana: me め

how to write the hiragana me character

Learn how to write the hiragana character for "me" in this simple lesson. Please remember, it is important to follow the stroke order when writing Japanese characters. Learning the proper stroke order is also a great way to help you to remember how to draw the character.

Example: めがね(megane) --- glasses

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How to write hiragana: mo も

how to write the hiragana mo character

Learn how to write the hiragana character for "mo" in this simple lesson. Please remember, it is important to follow the stroke order when writing Japanese characters. Learning the proper stroke order is also a great way to help you to remember how to draw the character.

Example: もり (mori) --- forest