The Hiragana Vowels: あ to お

We introduce our first set of Hiragana, the set of vowels which are used in the rest of the Hiragana kana.

Lesson Objectives

  • Learn Hiragana Vowels あ to お with correct pronunciation.
  • Learn the correct shape and stroke order of Hiragana Vowels あ to お.
  • Acquire new vocabulary words using Hiragana Vowels あ to お.


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