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Japanese Hiragana


Japanese Hiragana
  • Publisher: Solea
  • Genre: Education
  • Released: 17 May, 2009
  • Size: 15.1 MB
  • Price: $0.99
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Description

Japanese Hiragana 1.2 will be updated!
* added hiragana katakana mode
* listing 5 characters
http://solea2009.wordpress.com/category/japanese-hiragana/

Arigatou!

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Hiragana (平仮名, ひらがな or ヒラガナ ?) is a Japanese syllabary, one component of the Japanese writing system, along with katakana, kanji, and the Latin alphabet (Rōmaji.) Hiragana and katakana are both kana systems, in which each character represents one mora. Each kana is either a vowel such as "a" (あ); a consonant followed by a vowel such as "ka" (か); or "n" (ん): a nasal sonorant which, depending on the context, sounds either like English m, n, or ng (IPA: [ŋ]), or like the nasal vowels of French.
Hiragana are used for words for which there are no kanji, including particles such as kara から "from", and suffixes such as ~san さん "Mr., Mrs., Miss, Ms." Hiragana are also used in words for which the kanji form is not known to the writer or readers, or is too formal for the writing purpose. Verb and adjective inflections, as, for example, be-ma-shi-ta (べました) in tabemashita (食べました ?, "ate"), are written in hiragana. In this case, part of the root is also written in hiragana. Hiragana are also used to give the pronunciation of kanji in a reading aid called furigana. The article Japanese writing system discusses in detail when the various systems of writing are used.

What's New in Version 1.2

* added Hiragana Katakana mode
* changed table colors

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