Counting in Japanese

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This free audio lesson on counting in Japanese is essential stuff for your Japanese language survival kit! Want to go shopping? Tell someone the address where you’re staying or the number of house you’re visiting? Perhaps you want to know how old someone is, or how many children they have.

There are so many reasons to know how to count in Japanese, and the Rocket Japanese team are here to help. Starting with the basics, by the end of this lesson you’ll know how to count in Japanese from numbers 1-10. Let’s get started!

Counting from 1 to 10 in Japanese

いち

ichi

one

ni

two

さん

san

three

よん・し

yonn/shi

four

go

five

ろく

roku

six

なな

nana

seven

はち

hachi

eight

きゅう

kyū

nine

じゅう

jyū

ten

That’s it for this lesson.

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