Learn to read hiragana and pronounce the Japanese alphabet through a song.

In the following video, you can see all the basic hiragana and listen to how they are pronounced. They say “Let’s learn fifty sounds” but I can only count it to 46. Anyway, good luck in learning hiragana!

You will find the transcript below the video.

 

Video Transcript

ごじゅうおん を おぼえよう
gojuuon o oboeyou
Let’s learn 50 sounds

 

まずは‥
mazu wa…
First of all…

 

あ ぎょう
a gyou
The a-row

 

あ・い・う・え・お
a i u e o

 

か ぎょう
ka gyou
The ka-row

 

か・き・く・け・こ
ka ki ku ke ko

 

さ ぎょう
sa gyou
The sa-row

さ・し・す・せ・そ
sa shi su se so

 

た ぎょう
ta gyou
The ta-row

 

た・ち・つ・て・と
ta chi tsu te to

 

な ぎょう
na gyou
The na-row

 

な・に・ぬ・ね・の
na ni nu ne no

 

は ぎょう
ha gyou
The ha-row

 

は・ひ・ふ・へ・ほ
ha hi hu he ho

 

ま ぎょう
ma gyou
The ma-row

 

ま・み・む・め・も
ma mi mu me mo

 

や ぎょう
ya gyou
The ya-row

 

や・ゆ・よ
ya yu yo

 

ら ぎょう
ra gyou
The ra-row

 

ら・り・る・れ・ろ
ra ri ru re ro

 

さいごに みっつ
saigo ni mittsu
As for the last, three…

 

わ・を・ん
wa wo n