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Japanese Counters. By: Diane, Christina, and Tia Group: Banh Bao. 1~ HITORI 2~ HUTARI 3~ SAN-NIN 4~ YO-NIN 5~ GO-NIN 6~ ROKU-NIN 7~ NANA-NIN/SHICHI-NIN 8~ HACHI-NIN 9~ KYUU-NIN 10~JUU-NIN ?~ NAN-NIN. *Do not use SHI-NIN for 4 people. SHI-NIN means a dead person. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>Japanese Counters By: Diane, Christina, and Tia Group: Banh Bao </p></li><li><p>People 1~ HITORI 2~ HUTARI 3~ SAN-NIN 4~ YO-NIN 5~ GO-NIN 6~ ROKU-NIN 7~ NANA-NIN/SHICHI-NIN 8~ HACHI-NIN 9~ KYUU-NIN 10~JUU-NIN ?~ NAN-NIN *Do not use SHI-NIN for 4 people. SHI-NIN means a dead person. </p></li><li><p>Flat Objects 1~ ICHI-MAI 2~ NI-MAI 3~ SAN-MAI 4~ YON-MAI 5~ GO-MAI6~ ROKU-MAI 7~ NANA-MAI 8~ HACHI-MAI 9~ KYUU-MAI 10~ JUU-MAI ?~ NAN-MAI Examples: paper, plates, CDs, tickets, shirts, tissue, etc. </p></li><li><p>Small Objects (up to 10) 1~ HITOTSU 2~ HUTATSU 3~ MITTSU 4~ YOTTSU 5~ ITSUTSU 6~ MUTTSU 7~ NANATSU 8~ YATTSU 9~ KOKONOTSU 10~ TOU ?~ IKUTSU Examples: candies, apples, magnets, balls, etc </p></li><li><p>...also Small Objects 1~ IK-KO2~ NI-KO 3~ SAN-KO 4~ YON-KO 5~ GO-KO 6~ ROK-KO 7~ NANA-KO 8~ HAK-KO 9~ KYU-KO 10~ JUK-KO ?~ NAN-KO Examples: Eggs and oranges </p></li><li><p>Mechanical Objects 1~ ICHI-DAI 2~ NI-DAI 3~ SAN-DAI 4~ YON-DAI 5~ GO-DAI 6~ ROKU-DAI 7~ NANA-DAI 8~ HACHI-DAI 9~ KYU-DAI 10~ JU-DAI ?~ NAN-DAI Examples: cars, computers, refrigerators, etc. </p></li><li><p>Dates 1~ TSUITACHI 2~ HUTSUKA 3~ MIKKA 4~ YOKKA 5~ ITSUKA 6~ MUIKA 7~ NANOKA 8~ YOUKA 9~ KOKONOKA 10~ TOUKA ?~ NAN-NICHI </p></li><li><p>Cylindrical Objects 1~ IP-PON 2~ NI-HON 3~ SAN-BON 4~ YON-HON 5~ GO-HON 6~ ROP-PON 7~ NANA-HON 8~ HAP-PON 9~ KYU-HON 10~ JUP-PON ?~ NAN-BON Examples: plastic bottles and pencils </p></li><li><p>Small Animals 1~ IP-PIKI 2~ NI-HIKI 3~ SAN-BIKI 4~YON-HIKI 5~ GO-HIKI 6~ ROP-PIKI 7~ NANA-HIKI 8~ HAP-PIKI 9~ KYU-HIKI 10~ JUP-PIKI ?~ NAN-BIKI Examples: goldfish and hamsters, dogs &amp; cats </p></li><li><p>Birds1~ ICHI-WA 2~ NI-WA 3~ SAN-WA 4~ YON-WA 5~ GO-WA6~ ROKU-WA 7~ NANA-WA 8~ HACHI-WA 9~ KYU-WA10~ JU-WA?~ NAN-WA</p></li><li><p>Large Animals 1~ IT-TO 2~ NI-TO 3~ SAN-TO 4~ YON-TO 5~ GO-TO 6~ ROKU-TO 7~ NANA-TO 8~ HAT-TO 9~ KYU-TO 10~ JUT-TO ?~ NAN-TO Examples: horses, cows, lions, bears, elephant, etc.</p></li><li><p>Liquids 1~ IP-PAI 2~ NI-HAI 3~ SAN-BAI 4~ YON-HAI 5~ GO-HAI 6~ ROP-PAI 7~ NANA-HAI 8~ HAP-PAI 9~ KYU-HAI 10~ JUP-PAI ?~ NAN-BAI Examples: drinks in glasses, cups, and bowls </p></li><li><p>Numerical Order 1~ ICHI-BAN 2~ NI-BAN 3~ SAN-BAN 4~ YON-BAN 5~ GO-BAN 6~ ROKU-BAN 7~ NANA-BAN 8~ HACHI-BAN 9~ KYU-BAN 10~ JU-BAN ?~ NAN-BAN </p></li><li><p>Frequency 1~ IK-KAI 2~ NI-KAI 3~ SAN-KAI 4~ YON-KAI 5~ GO-KAI 6~ ROK-KAI 7~ NANA-KAI 8~ HAK-KAI 9~ KYU-KAI 10~ JUK-KAI ?~ NAN-KAI </p></li><li><p>Floors of a Building 1~ IK-KAI 2~ NI-KAI 3~ SAN-GAI 4~ YON-KAI 5~ GO-KAI 6~ ROK-KAI 7~ NANA-KAI 8~ HAK-KAI 9~ KYU-KAI 10~ JUK-KAI ?~ NAN-GAI </p></li><li><p>The End </p></li></ul>