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figure  1 2 hiragana ta horz 300x204 - 平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): た (i.e. “ta”)

平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): た (i.e. “ta”)

By Ponte Ryūrui / 05/10/2011 /

The modern form of た comes from the cursive form of the kanji 太 (た, ta, i.e. “plump”, “thick”). Follow the progression of the different scripts shown in

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figure 1 2 hiragana su horz 300x247 - 平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): す (i.e. "su")

平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): す (i.e. "su")

By Ponte Ryūrui / 17/09/2011 /

The modern form of す comes from the cursive form of the kanji 寸 (す(ん), su(n), i.e. “approximately 3.03cm”). Follow the progression of the different scripts

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figure 1 2 hiragana shi horz 298x300 - 平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): し (i.e. "shi")

平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): し (i.e. "shi")

By Ponte Ryūrui / 15/09/2011 /

The modern form of し comes from the cursive form of the kanji 之 (し, shi, i.e. “of”, “this”). Follow the progression of the different scripts shown in

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figure 1 2 hiragana ko horz 300x195 - 平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): こ (i.e. "ko")

平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): こ (i.e. "ko")

By Ponte Ryūrui / 08/09/2011 /

The modern form of こ comes from the cursive form of the kanji 己 (こ, ko, i.e.: “self”, also “snake”, “serpent”, etc.). Follow the progression of the different

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figure 1 2 hiragana ke horz 300x209 - 平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): け (i.e. "ke")

平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): け (i.e. "ke")

By Ponte Ryūrui / 06/09/2011 /

The modern form of け comes from the cursive form of the kanji 計 (け (い), ke(i), i.e.: “plan”, “measure”, etc.). Follow the progression of the different

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figure 1 2 hiragana ki horz 300x256 - 平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): き (i.e. "ki")

平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): き (i.e. "ki")

By Ponte Ryūrui / 16/08/2011 /

The modern form of き comes from the cursive form of the kanji 幾 (き, ki, i.e.: “how many”, “some”, etc.). Follow the progression of the different scripts

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