Where Does Hiragana Come From?

Hiragana is a type of writing that originated in Japan. Hiragana is made up of characters that are pronounced one letter at a time. This way of writing has been used for centuries to represent Japanese words.

Who Created Hiragana?

Hiragana was created by two Japanese linguists in the early 1800s. Hiragana is the written form of Japanese and Katakana is the written form of Korean.