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How to Count in Japanese

How to Count in Japanese Common Japanese Counter Words Basic Counting 13 ichi san 4 四 yon 15 go roku (also pronounced as shi) 7 8. hachi kyuu nana (also pronounced as shichi) 10 iyuu The Hundreds notice sometimes there is a change in pronunciation 100 A hyaku 200 CA ni-hyaku 300 E# san-byaku 400 pY A yon-hyaku 500 iE go-hyaku 600 T roppyaku 700 ta nana-hyaku 800 E happyaku 900 tE kyu-hyaku The Thousands notice some irregularities 七千 九千 kyu-sen -7 sen san-zen go-sen nana-sen 3 4 8 10 二千 ni-sen 六千 roku-sen 四千 万 yon-sen hassen man The Counter for Most Things If you don't know what counter to use, just use this one. + tō -J hitotsu 九つ kokonotsu 10 1 =) futatsu 2 ハつ yattsu 8. =) mittsu 7 4 tɔ nanatsu 6 5 P4Ɔ yottsu À> muttsu 5J itsutsu The Counter for Chopsticks and Dishes of Food = sanzen J hachizen 8 A 5 6 - nizen F kyuzen - ichizen 膳 + juzen The Counter for Flat Objects such as paper, stamps, pizzas 1- ichimai 2 =☆ nimai 3 三枚 sanmai 4 P4 te yonmai 5 i te gomai 6 À☆☆ rokumai 7 t#☆ nanamai 8 / ☆ hachimai 9 tit kyuumai 10+ jyuumai The Counter for Long Objects like Sticks -* ippon 2 nihon 3 三 本 sanbon 四 本 五 本 gohon 六 本 七 本 4 yonhon 5 6 roppon 7 nana-hon 8. happon kyuu-hon 10 + juppon The Counter for Small Animals such as dogs, cats, insects 1 二 匹 nihiki 3 三 匹 sanbiki 4 四 匹 yonhiki 5 五 匹 gohiki ippiki 8. 10 6 六 匹 roppiki 7 七 匹 nanahiki happiki 八 匹 九 匹 kyūhiki juppiki) The Counter for People 1 2 二人 futari 三人 sannin 4 四人 yonin 五 人 gonin hitori 6 六 人 rokunin 7 七 人 nananin 八 人 hachinin 九 人 kyuunin 10 十 人 juunin The Counter for Number of Days 葡 A tsuitachi EA futsuka mikka 四日 yokka 五日 itsuka ÀA muika EA nanoka \A youka HA kokonoka +A tooka 20 =+A hatsuka 2 8. 9 10 MJapaneseVideoCast E gozen À rokuzen t nanazen PY yonzen 9 10 | 腾 ) 12 3

How to Count in Japanese

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Counting to 10 is one of the first things I learn in any language. Unfortunately in Japanese, it's easy to forget how to count. There are different words depending on if you're talking about people, s...

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