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                      Lets learn some vocab now ^^
          Colors / Animals / Days of the week / Seasons / Counting

Now that you learned how to say words, and greetings and introductions, and even particle grammar, lets learn other common important words.  After this i think ill get right into more grammar then maybe another lesson on words. ^^

                                        Colors - Iro

Colors - Iro

いろ

 Pink - Pinku

ピンク

  Red - Akai

あかい

 Orange - Orenji

オレンジ

 Yellow - Kiiro 

きいろ

(Click on the words to hear them)
 Green - Midori 

みどり

 Blue - Aoi

あおい

 purple - Murasaki

むらさき

 black - Kuroi

くろい

 White - Shiroi

しろい

 

                                           Animals – Dobutsu

 (Click on the words to hear them)

Cat – Neko

 ねこ

Kitten – Koneko

 こねこ

Dog – Inu

いぬ

Puppy – Koinu, wonko

こいぬ, をんこ

Mouse – Nezumi

 ねずみ

Weasel – Itachi

 いたち

Squirl - Risu

 りす

 Pig – Buta

ぶた

 Snake – Hebi

 へび

Bug – Mushi

 むし

Bird – Tori

とり

Fish - Sakana

 さかな

Carp – Koi

 こい

Rabbit – Usagi

 うさぎ

 

Monkey – Saru

 

Tiger – Tora

 とら

Raccoon dog – Tanuki

 たぬき

Horse – Uma

うま 

Cow – Ushi

 うし

Dragon - Ryu

りゅ

Sheep – Hitsuji

 ひつじ

 

                                       Days of the week

Sunday – Nichiyoubi

 にちようび

Monday – Getsuyoubi

げつようび

Tuesday – Kayuobi

 かようび

Wednesday – Suiyoubi

すいようび

 (Click on the words to hear them)

  Thursday – Mokuyoubi

もくようび

 Friday – Kinyoubi

きんようびん

 Saterday – Doyoubi

どようび

 

                                             Seasons - Kisetsu

Spring - Haru

 はる

Summer -Natsu

なつ

Fall - Aki

 あき

Winter - Fuyu

ふゆ

(Click on the words to hear them)

 

                                                   Counting

1 -Ichi   いち 

2 - Ni   に 

3 - San   さん  

4 - Shi, yon   し, よん 

5 - Go   ご 

6 - Roku   ろく 

7 - Shichi, nana   しち, なな

8 - Hachi   はち

9 - Kyuu, ku   きゅ,

10 - Juu   じゅう,

11-19 = Juu + number

Ex. 11 - Juu (10) ichi (1) じゅう いち

(Click on the words to hear them) 
 20 - Ni  juu  じゅう

21 - Ni juu ichiじゅう いち

30 - San juu さん じゅう

31 - San juu ichi さん じゅう いち

40 - Yon juu よん じゅう

When writing 40 only "yon" can be used, never "shi"

etc...

100 - Hyaku   ひゃく

1,000 - Sen   せん  

10,000 - Man   まん  

 

 The  pink are kanji ^^ which im sure most of you know. I dont really have any kanji lessons yet, but i did not think it hurt anything to add kanji here ^^ 

The quiz and flash cards have more numbers than written in the lesson.

Japanese counting flashcards from pretymisty14 on FlashcardDB.

 Quiz for counting ^^ click here~~~

Click me to see the video on counting