0

This may be out of place, and it's certainly a beginner's question.

I can find no way to type hiragana with combinations on iOS, using the hiragana keyboard.

An example is kyo きょ I can find no way to type this combination using the hiragana keyboard on iOS.

What is the required combination please?

migrated from japanese.stackexchange.com Jun 29 '17 at 12:52

This question came from our site for students, teachers, and linguists wanting to discuss the finer points of the Japanese language.

  • You can type small letters by tapping "小" – Dim Jun 29 '17 at 10:42
3

As Dim mentions, you need to use 小("small") button after you type the "big" kana. So, to type きょ:

  1. type (flick 'か' left)
  2. type (flick 'や' down)
  3. tap which will turn into , giving you きょ.

P.S. On non-vowels, 小”° is also used for adding dakuten (e.g. tap once for は→ば) or handakuten(tap twice for は→ぱ).

0

If you use the 日本語ローマ字 (Romaji) keyboard then the key sequence kyo will expand to きょ.

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .