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ト (to) – Katakana


– Pronounced as the Japanese ‘to’. Sounds closest to an English ‘to’ as in ‘toffee’.


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


Mnemonic 1: This is a ‘toe’ again, just like with the Hiragana Mnemonic, however this time it’s a bird’s toe. Notice how there are only two toes on the bird.

Mnemonic 2: he hour, minute and second hands are all visible on this clock (the time is half a minute past four). The Japanese word for clock is “tokei”. If you need a mnemonic for that, remember that a clock makes the sound “tock … tick … tock ..

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