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Numbers

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Numbers 1-10

ichione


nitwo


santhree


shi / yonfour


gofive


rokusix


nana / shichiseven


hachieight


kyuunine


juuten

Written numbers from one to ninety-nine are formed in the same way as the spoken words; for example sixty-seven is roku-juu-nana, i.e. the kanji for 6, 10 and then 7:

roku-juu-nanasixty-seven

The kanji for hundred, thousand and ten thousand are as follows:

hyakuone hundred


senone thousand


manten thousand

Again, bigger numbers are formed as they are spoken:

sambyakuthree hundred


happyakueight hundred


nisentwo thousand


kyuusennine thousand


sanzen-roppyaku-gojuu-hachithree thousand, six hundred and fifty-eight


ichimanten thousand



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