Learn Hiragana i い
い is the second Hiragana character vowel sound that we will meet.
い is pronounced like the letter “E”.
The Katakana counterpart to い is イ.
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How to write Hiragana i い
The Hiragana い is made with 2 strokes.
- At the top left, a curved vertical stroke, ending with a hook at the bottom.
- At the top right, a shorter stroke, slightly curving in the opposite direction.
Word samples using Hiragana い i
More about Hiragana i い
You will see い used a lot as an ending for adjectives
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