Learn Hiragana n ん. Pronounced like the “n” in “can”.
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Learn Hiragana n ん

ん is pronounced like the “n” in “can”.

The Hiragana ん is made with 1 stroke.

It actually looks a bit like the English “n”.

(Note: ん never starts sentences. It’s the only non-syllabic character and sound in Japanese.)

The katakana counterpart to ん is ン.

Mnemonics to remember Hiragana n ん

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How to write Hiragana n ん

Start from the top with a diagonal line. Retrace half way up this line and then curve out right and downwards.

Once you’ve curved as low as the previous diagonal line, start looping back upwards and finish off around the center right side of the character.

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