Japanese alphabets in hindi. Your comments will help us improve the lessons. To read a newspaper you must know 2000 commonly used kanji hiragana and katakana which are taught in elementary school and junior high school along with the english alphabets. While the hiragana consists of 48 syllables it is a phonetic alphabet where each alphabetic combination represents just a single sound.
Learn japanese through hindi series of lessons are produced by nihal uddin usmani of orient language lab f 145 south city lucknow 226025 india. Logographic kanji which are adopted chinese characters and syllabic kana. English transliteration is also given.
Below is a table showing the some japanese characters and how theyre pronounced in english and finally examples of how those letters would sound if you place them in a word. Japanese alphabet in english the modern japanese writing system is a combination of two character types. In japanese dictionaries entries are placed in a specific order just like the english alphabet abcdef.
Japanese language consists of three alphabets. Kanji pictographic characters imported from china hiragana and katakana phonetic alphabets developed in japan. The japanese alphabet is usually referred to as kana specifically hiragana and katakana.
The 46 hiragana characters are shown in the table below in alphabetical or dictionary order. Learning the japanese characters is very important because without it you will not be able to say words properly or read them even if you know how to write those words. Learn japanese hiragana and katakana through hindi script.
Kana itself consists of a pair of syllabaries.