Learn to count in Japanese

 

Learn the number in Japanese. It is not to hard to count in Japanese. In fact, instead of the moment where you know the first ten number, you are able to compose almost all the others, until 100.

Count until ten

1 – Ichi

2 – Ni

3 – San

4 – Shi/Yon

5 – Go

6 – Roku

7 – Shichi/Nana

8 – Hachi

9 – Ku

10 – Ju

Now we are going to count until 20 to understand the principal. We keep Ju everytime and we add after the number associate between one and ten. Nothing too complicated.

 

11 – Ju ichi

12 – Ju ni

13 – Ju san

14 – Ju shi

15 – Ju go

16 – Ju roku

17 – Ju shichi

18 – Ju hachi

19 – Ju ku

20 – Ni ju

Continue to count until 100, here we add before ju the number corresponding between one and ten. And after same principal we continue to add the right number between one and ten.

21 – Ni ju ichi

22 – Ni ju ni

30 – San ju

40 – Shi ju

50 – Go ju

60 – Roku ju

70 – Nana ju

80 – Hachi ju

90 – Ku ju

100 – Hyaku

Here a summary with the Kanji (symbol), associated to the number. About the Kanji, it is exactly the same about the building. 

 

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