Lesson 01 : ア・イ・ウ・エ・オ

Lesson 01 : ア・イ・ウ・エ・オ

JLPT: N5

LEVEL: Beginner

Katakana

Katakana are part of the Japanese writing system. They are used to transcribe the pronunciation of Japanese words. As Hiragana, Katakana also has 46 basic syllables and there are 96 syllables with variants. These lessons are cut into several parts in order to reduce stress and be more effecient in the long term.

Note: the reading words are examples, they are presented for reading and practicing only. It is not necessary to memorize them. You can learn them later in vocabulary section.

Kana to romanization

Katakana

ア -> a

イ -> i

ウ -> u

エ -> e

オ -> o

katakana to alphabet

Flash Card

Play with hover on desktop (or touch on mobile) the kana to see the transliteration.

Writing

write

Now take a sheet of paper and practice writing several times eachKatakana.

Reading

Read the different Katakana and check your answers below.

アイ

オア

エア


Good job!

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Katakana learned!