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Let's look at some examples.
Listen and repeat or speak along with the native speakers.
おっとと むすこと むすめと わたしです。 (Otto to musuko to musume to watashi desu.)
おっとと むすこと むすめと わたしです。 (Otto to musuko to musume to watashi desu.)
つまと むすこと むすめと わたしです。 (Tsuma to musuko to musume to watashi desu.)
つまと むすこと むすめと わたしです。 (Tsuma to musuko to musume to watashi desu.)
つまと むすめと わたしです。 (Tsuma to musume to watashi desu.)
つまと むすめと わたしです。 (Tsuma to musume to watashi desu.)
おっとと むすこと わたしです。 (Otto to musuko to watashi desu.)
おっとと むすこと わたしです。 (Otto to musuko to watashi desu.)
おっとと むすこふたりと わたしです。 (Otto to musuko futari to watashi desu.)
おっとと むすこふたりと わたしです。 (Otto to musuko futari to watashi desu.)
Did you notice how the last speaker indicates that she has two sons?
おっとと むすこふたりと わたしです。 (Otto to musuko futari to watashi desu.)
This is my husband, two sons and me.
むすこふたり, "two sons." むすこふたり。
First is むすこ. "Son.” むすこ.
Next is ふたり, meaning "two people." ふ-た-り. ふたり.
Together, むすこ ふたり literally means "son two people," but it translates as "two sons." むすこ ふたり.
Note: The Japanese word for son, むすこ, doesn't change, as most Japanese nouns do not have plural forms. Instead, when talking about the number of something, the noun, むすこ, is followed by a number and counter, in this case FUTARI.
To say two daughters:
むすめ ふたり. Two daughters. むすめ ふたり.
You should be aware of this pattern, but you will not need it for this lesson.

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Can you repeat or speak along with the native speakers?

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