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Hiragana lesson 1: a-i-u-e-o

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Welcome to your first Hiragana lesson! Today is your first step into learning how to read and write Hiragana characters. We'll begin by learning the first series of Japanese characters: A - I - U - E - O. Good luck and study hard, you'll be able to read and write Hiragana in no time!

  a   Example: あか (aka - red)
i Example: いす (isu - chair)
u Example: うみ (umi - sea)
e Example: えき (eki - station)
o Example: おかね (okane - money)
  Hiragana lesson 2: ka - ki - ku - ke - ko
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