# How do you count numbers in Japanese?

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## How do you say 1st 2nd 3rd in Japanese?

First of all, the number system is in units of four instead of three, which can make converting into English quite difficult. Also, there are things called counters, which are required to count different types of objects, animals, or people.

Vocabulary.

1st 一日 ついたち
2nd 二日 ふつ・か
3rd 三日 みっ・か
4th 四日 よっ・か

## How do you cout in Japanese?

To count to ten in Japanese, say ichi (pronounced “each”) for one, ni (“knee”) for two, san (“sahn”) for three, shi (“she”) for four, and go (“goh”) for five. Then, say rok (“loh-koo”) for six, shichi (“she-tchee”) for seven, hachi (“ha-tchi”) for eight, kyuu (“kyoo”) for nine, and juu (“joo”) for ten.

0 – 10

• 一） ichi. …
• 二） ni. …
• 三） san. …
• 四） yon. …
• 五） go. …
• 六） roku. …
• 七） nana. …
• 八） hachi.

## How do you count to 7 in Japanese?

The Japanese number system can be quite complex, especially when you first start learning. While basic counting in Japanese is easy, there are several ways to count… even just to 10.

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Kanji Kana + Romaji
6 ろく (roku)
7 なな (nana)
8 はち (hachi)
9 きゅう (kyuu)

## How do you count to 11 in Japanese?

11 is 十一 (juuichi) or 10 (juu) + 1 (ichi); following the exact same rule, 12 is 十二 (juuni) or 10 (juu) + 2 (ni).

## How do you count to 3 in Japanese?

Lesson 3: Numbers (1-10)

1. 一 ichi. one.
2. 二 ni. two.
3. 三 san. three.
4. 四 shi (yon) four.
5. 五 go. five.
6. 六 roku. six.
7. 七 shichi. seven.
8. 八 hachi. eight.

## How do you count millions in Japanese?

In English the next unit corresponding to 1,000 x 1,000 is 1,000,000 (million).

How to say Numbers in Japanese: Numbers Above 100,000

1. 10,000 ichi-man 「1万」
2. 100,000 juu-man 「10万」
3. 1,000,000 hyaku-man (one million) 「100万」
4. 10,000,000 issen-man 「1000万」

## What is Oku yen?

For example, 100 million is referred to as “1 oku yen” in Japanese.

## How do you say zero in Japanese?

Zero/0: Nuru

Rei is the native pronunciation of zero, while ゼロ, like many newer Japanese words was adopted from English.

## How do numbers work in Japanese?

There are two ways of writing the numbers in Japanese: in Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3) or in Chinese numerals (一, 二, 三). … Starting at 万 (10,000), numbers begin with 一 (ichi) if no digit would otherwise precede. That is, 100 is just 百 hyaku, and 1000 is just 千 sen, but 10,000 is 一万 ichiman, not just *man.

## Is 7 Nana or Shichi?

Japanese numbers: 1 to 10

Hiragana English Phonetics
しち / なな seven shichi / nana
はち eight hachi
きゅう/く nine kyu / ku
じゅう ten juu

## What is romaji in Japanese?

In Japanese the characters for Romaji are, “ローマ字” (rōmaji) literally meaning “Roman letters.” This is indeed very similar to the term, “漢字” (kanji) literally meaning “Chinese letters.”