Numbers in Japanese (0-10000)

Number is an important thing to learn because it is necessary in daily life from different aspects. Lets learn numbers (0-10000) in Japanese together.

Japanese numbers from 1-10:

NumberHiraganaReadingKanji
0ぜろzero
1いちichi
2ni
3さんsan
4よんyon
5go
6ろくroku
7ななnana
8はちhachi
9きゅうkyuu
10じゅうjuu

Japanese numbers from 11-20:

NumberHiraganaReadingKanji
11じゅういちjuu ichi十一
12じゅうにjuu ni十二
13じゅうさんjuu san十三
14じゅうよんjuu yon十四
15じゅうごjuu go十五
16じゅうろくjuu roku十六
17じゅうななjuu nana十七
18じゅうはちjuu hachi十八
19じゅうきゅうjuu kyuu十九
20にじゅうni juu二十

Japanese numbers from 21-30:

NumberHiraganaReadingKanji
21にじゅういちni juu ichi二十一
22にじゅうにni juu ni二十二
23にじゅうさんni juu san二十三
24にじゅうよんni juu yon二十四
25にじゅうごni juu go二十五
26にじゅうろくni juu roku二十六
27にじゅうななni juu nana二十七
28にじゅうはちni juu hachi二十八
29にじゅうきゅうni juu kyuu二十九
30さんじゅうsan juu三十

If you have come to this far then congratulations. Let’s have one more reference to give you more clear understanding.

Japanese numbers from 51-60:

NumberHiraganaReadingKanji
51ごじゅういちgo juu ichi五十一
52ごじゅうにgo juu ni五十二
53ごじゅうさんgo juu san五十三
54ごじゅうよんgo juu yon五十四
55ごじゅうごgo juu go五十五
56ごじゅうろくgo juu roku五十六
57ごじゅうななgo juu nana五十七
58ごじゅうはちgo juu hachi五十八
59ごじゅうきゅうgo juu kyuu五十九
60ろくじゅうroku juu六十

At this point we have already get the understanding about how to make it to 99. The rule is the same. Let’s have a look about hundreds in Japanese.

Japanese numbers from 100-1000:

NumberHiraganaReadingKanji
100ひゃくhyaku
200にひゃくnihyaku二百
300さんびゃくsanbyaku三百
400よんひゃくyonhyaku四百
500ごひゃくgohyaku五百
600ろっぴゃくroppyaku六百
700ななひゃくnanahyaku七百
800はっぴゃくhappyaku八百
900くひゃくkyuuhyaku九百

Now we know how to say 1-100 and also the hundreds in Japanese language. Make sure you have caught the difference for 300, 600 and 800 in Japanese numbering system.
So what happens with number with hundreds i.e. 108, 212 or 810 etc? Its very easy once you master above number charts.
Let’s have a quick look:

NumberHiraganaReadingKanji
108ひゃくはちhyaku hachi百八
212にひゃくじゅうにnihyaku juu ni二百十二
810はっぴゃくじゅうhappyaku juu八百十
603ろっぴゃくさんroppyaku san六百三
305さんびゃくごsanbyaku go三百五
709ななひゃくきゅうnanahyaku kyuu七百九
922くひゃくにじゅうにkyuuhyaku nijuu ni九百二十二

There you go. At this point, you may have gotten the concept with how to say 1-999 in Japanese. Lets look at thousands in Japanese and we can wrap this post up.

Japanese numbers from 1000-10000:

NumberHiraganaReadingKanji
1000せんsen
2000にせんnisen二千
3000さんぜんsanzen三千
4000よんせんyonsen四千
5000ごせんgosen五千
6000ろくせんrokusen六千
7000ななせんnanasen七千
8000はっせんhassen八千
9000きゅうせんkyuusen九千
10000いちまんichiman一万

Hope you have the idea about numbers in Japanese. Make sure you have caught the difference for 3000, 8000 and 10000 in Japanese numbering system.

It may seems bit difficult to learn everything at once so it is better to learn the numbers by chart in time. Once you master above charts you can use it in your daily life. Hope this article helps.

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