The syllable ‘yo’ in hiragana is written よ.
よ ‘yo’ hiragana stroke order
よ has two strokes:
- A short horizontal stroke from left to right.
- A stroke that starts vertically, going down past the first stroke, before looping to the left and back across itself at the bottom.
よ ‘yo’ hiragana mnemonics
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This image should help you to remember how to write ‘yo’ in hiragana by associating the letters yo with the shape of よ. Remember that the English words used here are not a pronunciation guide. They help you to remember how to write よ, not how to say it.
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