Hiragana / Katakana Master Plan #31

Today’s characters are ま and マ.

They are pronounced as “ma” – please listen to Lesson 19 podcast and practice.

ま is Hiragana and マ is Katakana.

Ma_1.jpg

Let’s learn how to write ま (3 strokes).
Please take a look at the following picture.

Ma_2.jpg

ま has 3 strokes.

Please get a piece of paper and start practicing!
Look at my writing carefully and copy it. Write it till your hand remembers how to write it.

Ma_3.jpg

Ok, now let’s move on to マ (2 strokes).
Please look at the picture below.

Ma_4.jpg

Do the same practice as you did with ま.

Ma_5.jpg

There, you have already learned 62 characters so far. すごい!(Sugoi!
Today you will be able to write 10 more words in Japanese. Wow!

いま=now
うま=horse
くま=bear (animal)
しま=island, stripe
しまうま=zebra 
たま=ball, bullet
つま=(humble way of saying) wife
なま=(1) draft (beer); (2) raw; unprocessed
ひま= free time; leisure; leave; spare time
ママ=mom or mommy

That’s it for today’s lesson. Please practice writing these 2 characters till your hand absolutely remembers them. がんばってね!(Ganbatte ne!)
If you have any questions, please let me know!


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1 reply
  1. Ophelia
    Ophelia says:

    このまま (as is)

    まぶしい (dazzling)

    まち (town)

    まえに (before)

    まいにち (everyday)

    まだ (still/yet)

    まっすぐ (honest)

    まんが (manga)

    また (thigh, also)

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