Japanese Numbers

If you're trying to learn Japanese Numbers you will find some useful resources including a course about Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers... to help you with your Japanese grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Japanese. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Japanese Numbers

Learning the Japanese Numbers displayed below is vital to the language. Japanese cardinal number convey the "how many" they're also known as "counting numbers," because they show quantity. Here are some examples:

English NumbersJapanese Numbers
numberssuu ji - 数字
oneichi -
twoni -
threesan -
fouryon -
fivego -
sixroku -
sevennana -
eighthachi -
ninekyuu -
tenjuu -
elevenjuu ichi - 十一
twelvejuu ni - 十二
thirteenjuu san - 十三
fourteenjuu yon - 十四
fifteenjuu go - 十五
sixteenjuu roku - 十六
seventeenjuu nana - 十七
eighteenjuu hachi - 十八
nineteenjuu kyuu - 十九
twentyni juu - 二十
hundredhyaku -
one thousandsen -
millionhyaku man - 百万

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Japanese.

List of Ordinal Numbers in Japanese

Japanese Ordinal numbers tell the order of things in a set: first, second, third, etc. Ordinal numbers do not show quantity. They only show rank or position. Below is a list of the Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers in Japanese. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Japanese vocabulary.

English NumbersJapanese Numbers
Ordinal Numbersjosuu - 序数
firstichi banme no - 一番目の
secondni banme no - 二番目の
thirdsan banme no - 三番目の
fourthyon banme no - 四番目の
fifthgo banme no - 五番目の
sixthroku banme no - 六番目の
seventhnana banme no - 七番目の
eighthhachi banme no - 八番目の
ninthkyuu banme no - 九番目の
tenthjuu banme no - 十番目の
eleventhjuuichi banme no - 十一番目の
twelfthjuuni banme no - 十二番目の
thirteenthjuusan banme no - 十三番目の
fourteenthjuuyon banme no - 十四番目の
fifteenthjuugo banme no - 十五番目の
sixteenthjuuroku banme no - 十六番目の
seventeenthjuunana banme no - 十七番目の
eighteenthjuuhachi banme no - 十八番目の
nineteenthjuukyuu banme no - 十九番目の
twentiethnijuu banme no - 二十番目の
onceik kai - 一回
twiceni kai - 二回

Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers have a very important role in Japanese. Once you're done with Japanese Numbers, you might want to check the rest of our Japanese lessons here: Learn Japanese. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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