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ツ (tu/tsu) – Katakana


– Pronounced as the Japanese ‘tsu’. You can pronounce this by saying the first portion – ‘tsu’ from ‘tsunami’.


つ, in hiragana, or ツ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora. Both represent ‘tu’ in the Japanese alphabet although for phonological reasons, the actual pronunciation is tsu.


Mnemonic 1: As this giant wave breaks, it produces two drops of foam. This is different to the wave produced in the katakana ‘so’, which was ‘soft’ and only had one drop.

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