Can You Read Japanese Hiragana?

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Learning hiragana is your first step to learn to read Japanese. Each hiragana letter has its own sound, and, because written Japanese is phonetic, it is possible to write any Japanese word using hiragana alone. Take this free hiragana quiz, and see how much Japanese you have learned. For an extra challenge, try to answer as quickly as possible.
ひらがな よめる?

ひらがなを おぼえましょう。  
Let's learn Hiragana.

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「き」は どう よみますか。  
How do you read [き]
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「さ」は どう よみますか。  
How do you read [さ]
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「せ」は どう よみますか。  
How do you read [せ]
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「そ」は どう よみますか。  
How do you read [そ]
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「と」は どう よみますか。  
How do you read [と]
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