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カ (ka) – Katakana


– Pronounced as the Japanese ‘ka’. Sounds closest to an English ‘ca’ as in ‘car’.


か, in hiragana, or カ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora. The shapes of these kana both originate from 加.


Mnemonic 1: This character is similar to the hiragana ‘ka’. Imagine a man having bad ‘karma’ and his right hand melting.

Mnemonic 2: Remember the ‘camel’ from the second mnemonic of the hiragana for ‘ka’. This is the camel walking before it’s had the misfortune of finding the volcano.

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