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Hiragana Flashcards

ひらがな

The Japanese writing system consists of kana and kanji. What is a kana? Kana are syllabaries and there are two types — hiragana and katakana, each containing 46 basic characters. Hiragana is primarily used for native Japanese words and grammatical elements.

Learn hiragana with food vocabulary.

あ (a)
sweet red bean bun
あんぱん (anpan)
い (i)
grilled squid
いかやき (ikayaki)
う (u)
sour plum
うめぼし (umeboshi)
え (e)
young soybean
えだまめ (edamame)
お (o)
Japanese savory pancake
おこのみやき (okonomiyaki)
か (ka)
shaved ice
かきごおり (kakigōri)
き (ki)
cucumber
きゅうり (kyūri)
く (ku)
chestnut
くり (kuri)
け (ke)
hairy crab
けがに (kegani)
こ (ko)
yam cake
こんにゃく (konnyaku)
さ (sa)
cherry
さくらんぼ (sakuranbo)
し (shi)
shiitake mushroom
しいたけ (shiitake)
す (su)
sweet and sour pork
すぶた (subuta)
せ (se)
rice cracker
せいべい (senbei)
そ (so)
buckwheat noodles
そば (soba)
た (ta)
octopus balls
たこやき (takoyaki)
ち (chi)
bok choy
ちんげんさい (chingensai)
つ (tsu)
pickles
つけもの (tsukemono)
て (te)
chicken wings
てばさき (tebasaki)
と (to)
pork cutlet
とんかつ (tonkatsu)
な (na)
eggplant
なす (nasu)
に (ni)
sake
にほんしゅ (nihonshu)
ぬ (nu)
rice bran pickles
ぬかづけ (nukazuke)
ね (ne)
chicken and leek skewer
ねぎま (negima)
の (no)
dried seaweed
のり (nori)

は (ha)
spring roll
はるまき (harumaki)
ひ (hi)
cold ramen
ひやしちゅうか (hiyashichūka)
ふ (fu)
rice seasoning
ふりかけ (furikake)
へ (he)
sponge gourd
へちま (hechima)
ほ (ho)
scallop
ほたて (hotate)
ま (ma)
hen-of-the-wood
まいたけ (maitake)
み (mi)
clementine
みかん (mikan)
む (mu)
steamed cake
むしぱん (mushipan)
め (me)
sunny side up
めだまやき (medamayaki)
も (mo)
rice cake
もち (mochi)
や (ya)
baked sweet potato
やきいも (yakiimo)
ゆ (yu)
yuzu
ゆず (yuzu)
よ (yo)
thick red bean jelly
ようかん (yōkan)
ら (ra)
pickled Japanese shallot
らっきょう (rakkyou)
り (ri)
green tea
りょくちゃ (ryokucha)
る (ru)
miso soup
みそしる (misoshiru)
れ (re)
lotus root
れんこん (renkon)
ろ (ro)
fatty tuna
とろ (toro)
わ (wa)
wasabi
わさび (wasabi)
を (wo)
eat rice
ごはんをたべる
ん (n)
udon
うどん (udon)

That was 46 hiragana flashcards.

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