Today’s characters are だ、ぢ、づ、で、ど and ダ、ヂ、ヅ、デ、ド.
They are pronounced as “da”, “ji”, “zu” “de” and “do” .
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You have already learned how to write た、ち、つ、て、と and タ、チ、ツ、テ、ト, so all you have to do is to put two small lines on the top right hand corner of each character.
Simple, isn’t it?
There, you have learned 10 new characters. すごい！Sugoi!
Here are some words using these characters.
いただきます＝Thank you for the food. (We say this before meals.)
つづく＝to be continued
どんぶり＝porcelain bowl; bowl of rice with food on top
ドッヂボール or ドッジボール＝dodge ball
ユヅコ＝Yuzuko (Girl’s name)
デート＝date; go on a date
That’s it for today’s lesson. Please practice writing these 10 characters. がんばってね！
If you have any questions, please let me know!