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Jessi: Gengo Appendix lesson 1. Numbers. Hi everyone, welcome to the appendix section of Gengo Japanese. I am Jesse and I am joined by
Naomi: なおみです。 (Naomi desu.) Hi everyone, Naomi here.
Jessi: In these appendix lessons, you will learn a lot of useful vocabulary and phrases and how to make them. In this first appendix lesson, we are going over numbers in Japanese.
Naomi: You actually already learned how to say numbers in Basic Bootcamp lesson 4. So this will be more of a review.
Jessi: That’s right. If you want to learn in detail how the numbers are formed. Please go back and review Basic Bootcamp lesson 4. In this lesson, we will simply give a list of the words and then a few quiz type questions for you to practice.
Naomi: We are dividing the numbers into five parts. In the first part, we will go through the numbers 1 through 10.
Jessi: I will give the English first and then Naomi Sensei will give us the Japanese. Okay, here we go Zero
Naomi: 〇 (zero)
Jessi: One
Naomi: 一 (ichi)
Jessi: Two
Naomi: 二 (ni)
Jessi: Three
Naomi: 三 (san)
Jessi: Four
Naomi: 四 (yon) or 四 (shi)
Jessi: Five
Naomi: 五 (go)
Jessi: Six
Naomi: 六 (roku)
Jessi: Seven
Naomi: 七 (shichi) or 七 (nana)
Jessi: Eight
Naomi: 八 (hachi)
Jessi: Nine
Naomi: 九 (kyū)
Jessi: 10
Naomi: 十 (jū)
Jessi: Now, are you ready to try a few practice questions? Naomi Sensei will give us some numbers in Japanese and then you will say the English equivalent. Ready? Here is the first one.
Naomi: 五 (go)
Jessi: The answer is 5. The next number is
Naomi: 八 (hachi)
Jessi: The answer is 8. The next number is
Naomi: 十 (jū)
Jessi: The answer is 10.
Naomi: できましたか。(dekimashita ka.)
Jessi: Okay. Let’s move on to part 2, numbers 20 through 90 and here we will only go through the multiples of 10. So remember that for multiples of 10, we say the number plus the word for 10, 十 (jū). Here they are. 20
Naomi: 二十 (ni-jū)
Jessi: 30
Naomi: 三十 (san-jū)
Jessi: 40
Naomi: 四十 (yon-jū)
Jessi: 50
Naomi: 五十 (go-jū)
Jessi: 60
Naomi: 六十 (roku-jū)
Jessi: 70
Naomi: 七十 (nana-jū)
Jessi: 80
Naomi: 八十 (hachi-jū)
Jessi: 90
Naomi: 九十 (kyū-jū)
Jessi: Now, let’s try a few practice questions. The first one is
Naomi: 二十 (ni-jū)
Jessi: The answer is 20. The next number is
Naomi: 四十 (yon-jū)
Jessi: The answer is 40. The next number is
Naomi: 七十 (nana-jū)
Jessi: The answer is 70. Okay let’s move on to part 3. Numbers 100 through 900. Here we will only go through the multiples of 100. Remember that for multiples of 100, we say the number plus the word for 100, 百 (hyaku). There are a few sound changes. So try and listen for those. Here they are. 100
Naomi: 百 (hyaku)
Jessi: 200
Naomi: 二百 (ni-hyaku)
Jessi: 300
Naomi: 三百 (san-byaku)
Jessi: 400
Naomi: 四百 (yon-hyaku)
Jessi: 500
Naomi: 五百 (go-hyaku)
Jessi: 600
Naomi: 六百 (roppyaku)
Jessi: 700
Naomi: 七百 (nana-hyaku)
Jessi: 800
Naomi: 八百 (happyaku)
Jessi: 900
Naomi: 九百 (kyū-hyaku)
Jessi: Now, let’s try a few practice questions. The first one is
Naomi: 三百 (san-byaku)
Jessi: The answer is 300. Here, hyaku becomes -byaku. The next number is
Naomi: 六百 (roppyaku)
Jessi: The answer is 600. Here, hyaku becomes -ppyaku. The next number is
Naomi: 八百 (happyaku)
Jessi: The answer is 800. Here, hyaku becomes -ppyaku. So remember those sound changes. And that brings us to part 4, numbers 1000 through 9000. Here, we will only go through the multiples of 1000. Remember that for multiples of 1000, we say the number plus the word for 1000 which is 千 (sen). Listen for some more sound changes here. Here we go. 1000
Naomi: 千 (sen)
Jessi: 2000
Naomi: 二千 (ni-sen)
Jessi: 3000
Naomi: 三千 (san-zen)
Jessi: 4000
Naomi: 四千 (yon-sen)
Jessi: 5000
Naomi: 五千 (go-sen)
Jessi: 6000
Naomi: 六千 (roku-sen)
Jessi: 7000
Naomi: 七千 (nana-sen)
Jessi: 8000
Naomi: 八千 (hassen)
Jessi: 9000
Naomi: 九千 (kyū-sen)
Jessi: Now let’s try a few practice questions. The first one is
Naomi: 千 (sen)
Jessi: The answer is 1000. Now remember, we don’t need to say 一 (ichi) for 1000. The next number is
Naomi: 三千 (san-zen)
Jessi: The answer is 3000. Here, sen becomes zen. And the next number is
Naomi: 八千 (hassen)
Jessi: The answer is 8000. Here, we don’t say hachi-sen, but instead we say hassen. So how did you do? We are now at part 5, the last part. Here we will go over numbers 10,000 through 100,000. Here, we will only go through the multiples of 10,000. Remember that for multiples of 10,000 we say the number plus the word for 10,000 which is 万 (man), and luckily there are no sound changes here. So here we go, 10,000
Naomi: 一万 (ichi-man)
Jessi: 20,000
Naomi: 二万 (ni-man)
Jessi: 30,000
Naomi: 三万 (san-man)
Jessi: 40,000
Naomi: 四万 (yon-man)
Jessi: 50,000
Naomi: 五万 (go-man)
Jessi: 60,000
Naomi: 六万 (roku-man)
Jessi: 70,000
Naomi: 七万 (nana-man)
Jessi: 80,000
Naomi: 八万 (hachi-man)
Jessi: 90,000
Naomi: 九万 (kyū-man)
Jessi: 100,000
Naomi: 十万 (jū-man)
Jessi: Now let’s try a few practice questions. The first one is
Naomi: 一万 (ichi-man)
Jessi: The answer is 10,000. The next number is
Naomi: 三万 (san-man)
Jessi: The answer is 30,000. The next number is
Naomi: 八万 (hachi-man)
Jessi: The answer is 80,000. Great, how did you do? Now, there is one more word we want to introduce. The word for 1 million. Naomi Sensei, 1 million is?
Naomi: 百万 (hyaku-man)
Jessi: Now remember that in Japanese, we count things a bit differently. Technically we are saying 100 10,000s, but when we translate it into natural English, it’s 1 million. Well, that does it for this lesson.
Naomi: Don’t forget to check the lesson notes to review the numbers and see how they are written.
Jessi: See you next time.
Naomi: じゃ、また。(Ja, mata.)

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March 30th, 2020 at 03:33 PM
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ToDestiny
March 27th, 2020 at 09:47 PM
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Be careful, you listed juu-man as 10,000...

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June 13th, 2019 at 06:11 AM
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Tony
June 11th, 2019 at 02:54 AM
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During the lesson transcript, going from 10,000 to 100,000 - You have 100,000 listed as 1,000,000 for the translation into Japanese.


Thank you for the lesson!

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October 17th, 2018 at 10:10 AM
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Thank you for your comments, everyone!


>Hi Joe,

Thank you for your feedback! We always appreciate your support.


>Hi Nazmi,

I don't come up with any songs, but the exceptions above are not so many. Hope our lesson helps you remember them.


>Hi Alan,

It should be 100,000. Sorry for the inconvenience.


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Alan F
October 9th, 2018 at 03:18 AM
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Is ju man really 10,000? or is there a missing zero for 100,000...



Nazmi
October 8th, 2018 at 01:46 AM
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Are there any songs to remember exceptions for numbers in Japanese?

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October 5th, 2018 at 06:30 PM
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July 28th, 2018 at 09:15 AM
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Thank you! Honestly, these are some of if not the best two instructors on here. I have went through the entire newbie series and started this as well. Yal, explain it well and I understand. Revieving information is so easy and better with you both as teachers thankyou again!