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Counting in Japanese


Karate is usually taught using the original Japanese terms, and that includes counting in Japanese. The second syllable is slightly suppressed, so "Ichi" becomes phonetically more like "itch!" and "Roku" sounds more like "Rokk"


Karate Do

Ichi

Ni

San

Shi

Go

Roku

Shici

Hachi

Ku

Ju

One

Two

Three

Four

Five

Six

Seven

Eight

Nine

Ten

Ni Ju

San ju

Yon ju

Go ju

Roku ju

Nana ju

Hachi ju

Kyu ju

Hyaku ju

Twenty

Thirty

Forty

Fifty

Sixty

Seventy

Eighty

Ninty

One Hundred