Counting

How to count in Japanese?

1 – Ichi
2 – Ni
3 – San
4 – Shi
5 – Go
6 – Roku
7 – Shichi
8 – Hachi
9 – Ku
10 – Ju
11 – Juichi (10 plus one)
12 – Juni (10 plus 2)

19 – Juku (10 plus 9)
20 – Niju (2 10’s)

29 – Nijuku (2 10’s plus a 9)

30 – Sanju (3 10’s)

35 – Sanjugo (3 10’s plus a 5)

99 – Kujuku (9 10’s plus a 9)
100 – Hyaku
1000 – Sen
10,000 – man
100,000 – juman
1,000,000 – hyakuman
10,000,000 – senman
100,000,000 – oku

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