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ク (ku) – Katakana


– Pronounced as the Japanese ‘ku’. Sounds like a koo-koo bird ‘kooing’, going ‘ku… ku… ku’.


く, in hiragana, or ク in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora. Their shapes come from the kanji 久. When small and preceded by an -i kana, this kana represents not a separate sound but a modification of that of another.


Mnemonic 1: This is a ‘cool’ Y-shaped slingshot (as used by Bart Simpson / Dennis the Menace). The long curved stroke in the bottom right is the broken elastic which hangs off to the side.

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