の (no) – Hiragana
– Pronounced as the Japanese ‘no’. Sounds closest to an English ‘no’ as in ‘not’.
の, in hiragana, or ノ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora. In the gojūon system of ordering of Japanese syllables, it occupies the 25th position, between ね (ne) and は (ha).
Mnemonic 1: An alien with a long neck is nodding its head.
Mnemonic 2: It’s a picture of a ‘No Smoking’ sign, just without the cigarette. You can see where the cross folds into the circle.