Learn Hiragana hi ひ. It's pronounced like the word “he”.
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Learn Hiragana hi ひ

ひ is pronounced like the word “he”.

The Hiragana ひ is made with 1 continuous stroke.

ひ is the word for fire and day, among other things. Their kanji are 火 and 日 respectively.

The katakana counterpart to ひ is ヒ.

Mnemonics to remember Hiragana hi ひ

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How to write Hiragana hi ひ

Start from the left with a short horizontal line going slightly up.

Make a horseshoe shape down vertically and back up to around the same height. Finish with a downwards diagonal curving line.

Word samples using Hiragana hi ひ

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