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せ (se) – Hiragana


– Pronounced as the Japanese ‘se’. Sounds closest to the English ‘se’ as in ‘sense’.


せ, in hiragana, or セ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.


Mnemonic 1: Imagine this is a picture of a man sitting down, and a woman is trying to sit on top of him to give him some nurturing. He’s pushing out his hand in rejection, saying “sey sey sey!”…

Mnemonic 2: A ‘Segway’ is a modern two-wheeled method of transportation. This symbol shows a person’s feet standing on a Segway, but, oh dear, they’re strapped on!

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