Karate Numbers

Karate Numbers – How To Count In Japanese

This page teaches Karate numbers or how to count in Japanese for your Karate classes. As you know, Karate is a Japanese martial arts. Therefore, many Karate schools require that their students know basic Japanese numbers, words and terms. Karate students also often need to count in Japanese for stretchingkatas, etc. In addition, we have added a video where you can hear and learn the proper pronunciation of these Japanese numbers.

For other Karate terms (i.e. Japanese names for kicks and punches), please visit Black Belt Wiki’s Karate Terminology section.

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Karate Numbers – 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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