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Numbers is the 65th skill in the Japanese language course. It has 5 lessons.

Grammar Notes[]

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'分' in '三分の二' (san-bun-no-ni) means 'part', and pronounced 'bun'. It doesn't mean 'minute'. For which 'pun' is reserved:

三分 (san-bun) = three parts

三分 (san-pun) = three minutes

Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • 一回 (i-kkai) = one thing (いっかい)
  • 二回 (ni-kai) = twice (にかい)
  • 数学 (sū-ga-ku) = math/maths
  • (ka-zu) = number/numbers
  • 試験 (shi-ken) = exam
  • しか (shi-ka) = only (a lack of everything else ~ません)
  • だけ (da-ke) = only (and nothing else)
  • 大勢 (oo-zei) = many
  • 増す (ma-su) = (v5s,vi,vt) to increase; to grow; (P) ()
    • 増している (ma-shi-te-i-ru) ← te + iru (progressive) = to be increasing / is increasing (ましている)
    • 増した (ma-shi-ta) ← past = went up / increased (ました)
  • 上がった (a-ga-tta) = went up / have risen
  • パーセント (paa-se-n-to) = percent
  • 都市で住民 (to-shi de jū-min) = residents of the city
  • 人口 (jin-kō) = population
  • 値段 (ne-dan) = price/prices
  • 乗り換える (no-ri-ka-e-ru) = (v1,vt) (1) to transfer (trains); to change (bus, train); (+) (P) (りかえ)
    • 乗り換えた (no-ri-ka-e-ta) ← past = transferred (のりかえた)
  • 値引き (ne-bi-ki) = discount
  • 現金払い (gen-kin-ba-rai) = cash payment
  • 現金でしか支払いができない (gen-kin-de shi-ka shi-ha-rai-ga-de-ki-nai) = can only pay in cash
  • あるでしょう(a-ru-de-shō) = probably will be
  • 8から5を引いた (ha-chi-ka-ra-go-wo-hi-ku-i-ta) = I subtracted 5 from 8

Lesson 2[]

  • 数回 (sū-kai) = a few times
  • (ka-zu) = number
  • 数え (ka-zo-e) = count
  • 数えられる (ka-zo-e-ra-re-ru) = can count / can be counted
  • 秒 (byō) = second/seconds (びょう)
  • 数秒 (sū-byō) = a few seconds
  • 後に (a-to ni) = later
  • 数秒後に (sū-byō-go-ni) = after a few seconds / a few seconds later
  • 足す (ta-su) (so-ku-su) = PLUS / add
  • 引いた (hii-ta) = subtracted
  • 引く (hi-ku) = MINUS
  • A引くBはCです (A hi-ku B wa C desu) = A minus B is C
  • ほんの (hon-no) = only just / nothing more
  • それはほんの数秒しかかかりません (so-re-wa-hon-no-sū-byō-shi-ka-ka-ka-ri-ma-sen) = (It only takes a few seconds: It (doesn't) take only/nothing more a few seconds only/a lack of more)
  • かかります(ka-ka-ri-ma-su) = takes
  • ここへは数回来ただけです (ko-ko-e-wa-sū-kai-ki-ta-da-ke-de-su)= I have only come here a few times.
  • 数年前に (sū-nen-mae-ni) = a few years ago / several years ago

Lesson 3[]

  • 順番 (jun-ban) = in order/your turn (じゅんばん)
  • 割り (wa-ri) = x (わり)
  • 割る (wa-ru) = DIVIDE BY
  • A割るBはCです (A wa-ru B wa C de-su) = A divided by B is C
  • 掛ける (ka-ke-ru) = TIMES/ multiplied by
  • 掛け (ka-ke) = put on / hang
  • 少なくとも (su-ku-na-ku-to-mo) = at least

Lesson 4[]

  • 等しい (hi-to-shii) = equal/equals (ひとしい)
  • 重さがひとし (o-mo-sa-ga-hi-to-shi) = equal in weight
  • 電卓 (den-ta-ku) = calculator
  • 計算 (kei-san) = calculation
  • 分けた (wa-ke-ta) = divided / split into groups
  • 合計 (gō-kei) = sum
  • 合う (a-u) = fit / match
  • 合計点の一番高い人 (gō-kei-ten-no-i-chi-ban-ta-kai-hi-to) = The person with the highest score
  • #と#の合計は##だ (# to # no gō-kei wa ## da) = the sum of # and # is ##

Lesson 5[]

  • 平均 (hei-kin) = average (へいきん)
  • 少数 (shō-sū) = a few / minority
  • 少数派です (shō-sū-ha) = in the minority
  • 多数 (ta-sū) = many / majority
  • 多数派です (ta-sū-ha) = in the majority
  • 相当に (sō-tō-ni) = considerably / rather
  • 占めた (shi-me-ta) = constituted / made up
  • そういう人たち (sō-yū-hi-to-ta-chi) = those kind of people
  • 三分の二 (san-bun-no-ni) = two thirds
  • 平均点 (hei-kin-ten) = average score

References[]


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