ナ (na) – Katakana
– Pronounced as the Japanese ‘na’. Sounds closest to the word ‘na’ as in ‘nacho’.
な, in hiragana, or ナ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora. The hiragana is made in four strokes, while the katakana in two.
Mnemonic 1: Remember that narwhal choosing between a sword and a stick for its new horn? It eventually decided on the sword, which, seen here with its curving blade, is really more like a cutlass.
Mnemonic 2: In the Hiragana Mnemonic, the snake was defeated with a sword. This is a picture of the sword, with the famous word ‘na’ engraved on it, for all to remember the great battle.