Numbers in Japanese

Numbers in Japanese 2017-03-20T17:17:59+00:00

Numbers are a great place to begin your journey into the Japanese language. Start by learning the numbers from 1 to 10, then 11 to 20, 21 to 100 and so on. Pay attention to the recurring patterns that will help you form any number above one hundred easily!

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Video: How to Read and Write Numbers 1 to 10 in Japanese

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Vocabulary

Numbers from 0 to 10

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
0
zero
ぜろ
zero
1
one
いち
ichi
2
two
ni
3
three
さん
san
4
four
よん/し
yon/shi
5
five
go
6
six
ろく
roku
7
seven
なな/しち
nana/shichi
8
eight
はち
hachi
9
nine
きゅう
kyuu
10
ten
じゅう
jyuu

Numbers from 11 to 100

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
11
eleven
十一
じゅういち
jyuuichi
12
twelve
十二
じゅうに
jyuuni
13
thirteen
十三
じゅうさん
jyuusan
14
fourteen
十四
じゅうよん
じゅうし
jyuuyon
jyuushi

15
fifteen
十五
じゅうご
jyuugo
16
sixteen
十六
じゅうろく
jyuuroku
17
seventeen
十七
じゅうなな
じゅうしち
jyuunana
jyuushichi

18
eighteen
十八
じゅうはち
jyuuhachi
19
nineteen
十九
じゅうきゅう
jyuukyuu
20
twenty
二十
にじゅう
nijyuu
21
twenty-one
二十一
にじゅういち
nijyuuichi
30
thirty
三十
さんじゅう
sanjyuu
40
fourty
四十
よんじゅう
yonjyuu
50
fifty
五十
ごじゅう
gojyuu
60
sixty
六十
ろくじゅう
rokujyuu
70
seventy
七十
ななじゅう
nanajyuu
80
eighty
八十
はちじゅう
hachijyuu
90
ninety
九十
きゅうじゅう
kyuujyuu
100
one hundred
ひゃく
hyaku

Numbers from 101 to 1,000,000

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
101
one hundred and one
百一
ひゃくいち
hyakuichi
200
two hundred
二百
にひゃく
nihyaku
300
three hundred
三百
さんびゃく
sanbyaku
400
four hundred
四百
よんひゃく
yonhyaku
500
five hundred
五百
ごひゃく
gohyaku
600
six hundred
六百
ろっぴゃく
roppyaku
700
seven hundred
七百
ななひゃく
nanahyaku
800
eight hundred
八百
はっぴゃく
happyaku
900
nine hundred
九百
きゅうひゃく
kyuuhyaku
1000
one thousand
せん
sen
2000
two thousand
二千
にせん
nisen
3000
three thousand
三千
さんぜん
sanzen
5000
five thousand
五千
ごせん
gosen
100000
one hundred thousand
十万
じゅうまん
jyuuman
1000000
one million
百万
ひゃくまん
hyakuman

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