How to write hiragana: ra, ri, ru, re, ro - ら、り、る、れ、ろ

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How to write hiragana: ra ら

how to write the hiragana ra character

Learn how to write the hiragana character for "ra" 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: らくだ (rakuda) --- camel

Click this link to learn how to pronounce "r" in Japanese.

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: ri り

how to write the hiragana ri character

Learn how to write the hiragana character for "ri" 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: りんご (ringo) --- apple

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How to write hiragana: ru る

how to write the hiragana ru character

Learn how to write the hiragana character for "ru" 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: るす (rusu) --- absence

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How to write hiragana: re れ

how to write the hiragana re character

Learn how to write the hiragana character for "re" 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: れきし (rekishi) --- history

 

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How to write hiragana: ro ろ

how to write the hiragana ro character

Learn how to write the hiragana character for "ro" 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: ろうそく (rousoku) --- candle

Click this link to learn how to write the word, Ronin, which also starts with the hiragana "ro" character.