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Lesson 70: Numbers from 100 to 999

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The word for hundred in Japanese is ひゃく.

While counting tens is totally regular in Japanese, the numbers 300, 600 and 800 are pronounced irregularly.

EnglishJapanese
100ひゃく
hyaku
200ひゃく
nihyaku
300さんびゃく
sanbyaku
400よんひゃく
yonhyaku
500ひゃく
gohyaku
600ろっぴゃく
roppyaku
700ななひゃく
nanahyaku
800はっぴゃく
happyaku
900きゅうひゃく
kyuuhyaku

Numbers in Japanese are a little difficult due to irregularities like the above. Don't worry if you struggle a little at first. With continued practice, you'll get the hang of them in no time!

EnglishJapanese
101ひゃく いち
hyaku iti
274ひゃく ななじゅう よん
nihyaku nanazyuu yon
334さんびゃく さんじゅう よん
sanbyaku sanzyuu yon
657ろっぴゃく じゅう なな
roppyaku gozyuu nana
885はっぴゃく はちじゅう 
happyaku hatizyuu go
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