Learn Hiragana te - て. It's pronounced like the “tai” in “tailor”.
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Learn Hiragana te て

て is pronounced like the “tai” in “tailor”.

The Hiragana て is made with 1 stroke.

て is the word for hand. It’s kanji is 手.

The katakana counterpart to て is テ, not to be mixed up with the Japanese postal mark 〒.

Mnemonics to remember Hiragana te て

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How to write Hiragana te て

The Hiragana て is made with 1 stroke. Write in one stroke, starting with the upper horizontal line and then curving vertically inward. The bottom half of そ.

Word samples using Hiragana te て

Hiragana JapaneseEnglish meaning
TeHand
てがみTegamiLetter
てぶくろTebukuroGloves
てんらんかいTenrankaiExhibition
てつどうTetsudōRailroad

More about Hiragana te て

You can find more about the many uses of this character here.

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