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は ha? wa?


は ha ? wa? 

confusing to this phrase . It should be ha , but sometimes written in wa in a sentence 


「は」 is pronounced "ha" except when it is used as a particle, in which case it is pronounced "wa".

So for instance, in the sentence

は は しろい です。

the first は is pronounced "ha", since it's a word, but the second one is pronounced "wa", since it's the particle.


It gets a lot easier to understand when you practice flash card sentences as well as learning some Kanji and also when you understand the sentence structure.

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