Japanese Number System – How to Write Japanese Numbers

Learn Japanese Number System
Understanding how to write Japanese numbers should take very little time and effort to learn. By the end of this article you should have a very solid understanding of the Japanese number system. Japanese Numbers are written from Left to Right. You basically write the Japanese Characters in order.. If the number is a double or triple digit number you write the Number times Position, Number times Position. Example of what I mean..
Japanese Number Example

It’s actually pretty straight forward when it comes to learning how to use the Japanese number system. Pronouncing Japanese numbers is just as easy to learn. To illustrate what I mean, here are Japanese numbers 1 to 100.

Japanese Numbers 1 to 100

You really just need to memorizes how to pronounce the base Japanese Numbers then you can easily pronounce any Japanese number. I personally choose to remember that Japanese numbers follow a “number-position” type pattern. Example of what I mean..

Japanese Numbers Pronunciation

Understanding how to write Japanese numbers is really that simple to learn. Only takes an hour or two to fully memorizes the Japanese number system.

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  1. I have a Japanese wife of 16 years but never learned to speak or to write Japanese. This is my first attempt to do this.

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