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Lesson of Japanese No.10

The time

vocabulaire-japonais








午前
午後
Ji
Fun / Pun / Bun
Byou
Mae
Han
Gozen
Gogo
Hour/ o'clock
Minute
Second
Before (to)
Half / and a half
In the morning
In the afternoon


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vocabulaire-japonais

1時
2時
3時
4時
5時
6時
7時
8時
9時
10時
11時
12時
ichi ji
ni ji
san ji
yo ji
go ji
roku ji
shichi ji
hachi ji
ku ji
juu ji
juuichi ji
juuni ji
1 o'clock
2 o'clock
3 o'clock
4 o'clock
5 o'clock
6 o'clock
7 o'clock
8 o'clock
9 o'clock
10 o'clock
11 o'clock
12 o'clock





1分
2分
3分
4分
5分
6分
7分
8分
9分
10分
15分
30分
ippun
nifun
sanbun
yonpun
gofun
roppun
nanafun
happun
kyuufun
juppun
juugofun
sanjuppun / han
1 minute
2 minutes
3 minutes
4 minutes
5 minutes
6 minutes
7 minutes
8 minutes
9 minutes
10 minutes
15 minutes
30 minutes


• Please, read the page ''How to form the numbers''.


Examples



何時ですか
6時ですか
いいえ、5時半です
1時です
2時3分です
6時15分です
8時30分です
9時45分です
10時15分前です
10時半に
nan ji desu ka
roku ji desu ka
iie, go ji han desu
ichi ji desu
ni ji sanbun desu
roku ji juugofun desu
hachi ji han desu
ku ji yonjuugofun desu
juu ji juugofun mae desu
juu ji han ni
What time is it?
Is it 6 o'clock?
No, it is half past 5.
It is 1 o'clock.
It is 3 past 2.
It is a quarter past 6.
It is half past 8.
It is 9:45.
It is a quarter to 10.
At half past 10.


We tell the time in the morning with ''午前'' (gozen) and in the afternoon with ''午後'' (gogo). It is the same as ''a.m.'' and ''p.m.'' in English.

午前5時: 5 a.m.
午後5時: 5 p.m.


The prices



いくら
円 / ¥
100
1 000
10 000
Ikura
En
Hyaku / Byaku
Sen
Man
How much
Yen
100
1 000
10 000


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Examples



いくらですか
100 円
300 円
2000 円
¥2000
50000 円
Ikura desu ka
Hyaku en
San byaku en
Ni sen en
Ni sen en
Go man en
How much is it?
100 yen
300 yen
2000 yen
2000 yen
50000 yen


To give you an approximate idea of the value of the yen:

• ¥1000 = 8.5 €
• ¥1000 = 12 $ (CAD)