Learning Japanese Hiragana Letter ぐ

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Hiragana Tutorial Series

Learning Hiragana Japanese Letter

Another hiragana letter in Japanese alphabetic system is . It is actually a modified form of hiragana letter. It is built by adding two lines which is located on top of the right side of the letter . The letter itself will be read as ‘gu’. Those two lines is called ten ten.

Hiragana Form

Hiragana Letter’s Stroke Steps





Basic Information


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1.       ぐあい(guai)

2.       ぐうぜん (guuzen)

3.       ぐんじん(gunjin)

4.       ぐぶ(gubu)

5.       ぐらい(gurai)

6.       ぐるり(gururi)

7.       ぐっすり(gussuri)

8.       ぐったり(guttari)

9.       ぐんぐん(gungun)

10.   ぐうはつ(guuhatsu)

1.       condition

2.       by chance (a-no), unexpectedly, suddenly

3.       military personnel, soldier

4.       accompanying, being inattendance on

5.      approximately; about; around; or so.

6.       surroundings

7.      sound asleep, fast asleep

8.       completely exhausted, dead tired.

9.       steadily.

10.   sudden outbreak, accidental, incidental.

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