Counting by shape in Japanese

In Japanese there are counting systems based on the shape of the object i.e. counting paper, counting bottle shaped object, counting cup or glasses. Lets learn them one by one. Bottle shaped counting: Quantity Hiragana Reading Kanji 1 いっぽん ippon 一本 2 にほん nihon ニ本 3 さんぼん sanbon 三本 4 よんほん yonhon 四本 5 ごほん … Read more