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kai

Nihon-shiki romanization (recommended)
watasi ha tyuugoku kara kimasita
Hepburn romanization
watashi wa chuugoku kara kimashita

Translation & pronunciation

occurrence counter; number of times
かい
kai
suffix

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Breakdown

times
kanji

Usages

He ate pizza five times this month!
かれこんげつかいピザをべましたよ。
kare ha kongetu gokai piza wo tabemasita yo.
sentence
once
いっかい
ikkai
noun
twice
かい
nikai
noun
three times
さんかい
sankai
noun
four times
よんかい
yonkai
noun
five times
かい
gokai
noun
six times
ろっかい
rokkai
noun
seven times
ななかい
nanakai
noun
eight times
はっかい
hakkai
noun
nine times
きゅうかい
kyuukai
noun
ten times
じゅっかい
zyukkai
noun
how many times
なんかい
nankai
noun
Do you have a favorite book or movie?
だいきなほんもしくはえいがありますか?
daisukina hon mosikuha eiga ga arimasuka?
sentence
(I) asked him about ten times.
かれじゅっかいぐらいきました。
kare ni zyukkai gurai kikimasita.
sentence

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