Martial Arts – Japanese Numbers

How To Count In Japanese – Karate, Judo, Aikido, etc.

This page teaches how to count in Japanese for Karate, Judo, Aikido & other Japanese martial arts. Many traditional Japanese martial arts schools require that their students know basic Japanese numbers, words and terms. Students often need to count in Japanese for stretchingkatas, etc.

We have also added some videos below where you can hear and learn the proper pronunciation of these Japanese numbers.

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Martial Arts – Counting In Japanese

  • One – Ichi
  • Two – Ni
  • Three – San
  • Four – Shi
  • Five – Go
  • Six – Roku
  • Seven – Shichi
  • Eight – Hachi
  • Nine – Kyu
  • Ten – Juu
  • Eleven – Juu Ichi
  • Twelve – Juu Ni
  • Thirteen – Juu San
  • Fourteen – Juu Shi
  • Fifteen – Juu Go
  • Sixteen – Juu Roku
  • Seventeen – Juu Shichi
  • Eighteen – Juu Hachi
  • Nineteen – Juu Kyu
  • Twenty – Ni Juu
  • Thirty – San Juu
  • Forty – Shi Juu
  • Fifty – Go Juu
  • Hundred – Hyaku
  • Two Hundred – Ni Hyaku
  • Thousand – Sen

How To Count In Japanese

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