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ミ (mi) – Katakana


– Pronounced as the Japanese ‘mi’. Sounds closest to the English ‘me’.


み, in hiragana, or ミ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora. The hiragana is written in two strokes, while the katakana is made in three.


Mnemonic 1: Do you find things always seem to come in threes? We all do! Three stokes, that’s ‘me’.

Mnemonic 2: ‘meat?’ – Looking forward to a nice steak dinner one evening, imagine your reaction when you are presented with a meal consisting of nothing but these three celery sticks.

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