Semi Cursive Script

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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figure 1 2 hiragana ka horz 300x166 - 平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): か (i.e. "ka")

平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): か (i.e. "ka")

By Ponte Ryūrui / 11/08/2011 /

The modern form of か comes from the cursive form of the kanji 加 (か, ka, i.e. “addition”, “increase”). Follow the progression of the different scripts shown

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平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): あ (i.e. "a").

By Ponte Ryūrui / 12/07/2011 /

The modern form of the hiragana character あ comes from the cursive form of the kanji 安 (あん, an, i.e. “relaxed”, “cheap”, or “peaceful”).

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Importance of the stroke order in writing Chinese characters.

By Ponte Ryūrui / 02/07/2011 /

Not many people would give it a thought, but the stroke order (i.e. the order in which you write the lines of each kanji) is more important than it may seem

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