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Lesson 142: Counting thousands

The counter for thousands, せん, changes irregulary depending on the number preceeding the counter. The irregularities are いっせん, さんぜん, はっせん and なんぜん.

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1,000 いっせん
issen
2,000 せん
nisen
3,000 さんぜん
sanzen
4,000 よんせん
yonsen
5,000 せん
gosen
6,000 ろくせん
rokusen
7,000 ななせん
nanasen
8,000 はっせん
hassen
9,000 きゅうせん
kyuusen
thousands なんぜん
nanzen
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