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It is the hiragana だ, which is pronounced as da. You should keep a hiragana table and a katakana table nearby if you are just starting out.


Kanji were brought to Japan about 4th centry from China. Hiragana are phonetic characters created from Chinese readings of kanji in around the eighth century in Japan. For example, あ was created from 安 and い was created from 以. Katakana were mainly created by Japanese scholars from Chinese readings of kanji at the same time that hiragana were created. For ...

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