Learn Hiragana mi み. It's pronounced like the word “me”.
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Learn Hiragana mi み

み is pronounced like the word “me”.

The Hiragana み is made with 2 strokes.

み is one reading of the kanji 三, meaning 3. It’s stand alone reading is “san”.

It changes to み in some words like “the 3rd day of the month”: みっか or 三日. The katakana counterpart to み is ミ. This is very similar to the 3 kanji 三.

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How to write Hiragana mi み

The Hiragana み is made with 2 strokes. Start the first stroke from the top left. Go slightly right, then cut down and left to the bottom of the character. Loop back around and intersect the line around its middle.

Finish the stroke by tapering out from the intersection at a slight downward curve. Now make the 2nd stroke through this curved line. It should be at a similar diagonal curving angle as the vertical part of the first stroke.

Word samples using Hiragana mi み

Hiragana JapaneseEnglish meaning
MiFruit
みちMichiRoad
みみMimiEar
みどりMidoriGreen
みなみMinamiSouth

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