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Japanese Vocabulary: How To Tell The Time In Japanese

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Time in Japanese

Time-(ๆ™‚้–“)-(ใ˜ใ‹ใ‚“)-( Jikan )

**Time Elements**
**English**KanjiHiragana/ KatakanaRomaji
Minuteๅˆ†ใถใ‚“*Bun*
Hourๆ™‚ ้–“ใ˜ใ‹ใ‚“*Jikan*
half past ...ๅŠใฏใ‚“*... Han*
Dayๆ—ฅใฒ*Hi*
Week้€ฑใ—ใ‚…*Shลซ*
Monthๆœˆใคใ*Tsuki*
Yearๅนดใจใ—*Toshi*
Morningๆœใ‚ใ•*Asa*
Afternoonๅˆ ๅพŒใ”ใ”*Gogo*
Eveningๅคœใ‚ˆใ‚‹*Yoru*
NightใƒŠใ‚คใƒˆ*Naito*
p.mๅˆ ๅพŒใ”ใ”*Gogo*
a.mๅˆ ๅ‰ใ”ใœใ‚“*Gozen*

What time is it? -(ไปŠไฝ•ๆ™‚ใงใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ)- (ใชใ‚“ใ˜ใ‹ใ‚“ใงใ™ใ‹)-(Nan-jikan desuka)

**Time****Kanyi****Hiragana/katakana**Romaji
**3:00**ไธ‰ ๆ™‚ใ•ใ‚“ ใ˜*San Ji*
**4:00**ๅ›› ๆ™‚ใ‚ˆใ‚“ ใ˜*Yon Ji*
**1:00**1ๆ™‚ใ„ใก ใ˜*Ichi Ji*
**6:00**6ๆ™‚ใ‚ใ ใ˜*Roku Ji*
**8:00**8ๆ™‚8-ใ˜*8-Ji*
**11:00**11ๆ™‚11-ใ˜*11-Ji*
**2:30**ไบŒๆ™‚ ๅŠใซ ใ˜ ใฏใ‚“*Ni Ji Han*
**1:15**ไธ€ๆ™‚ ๅไบ”ๅˆ†ใ„ใก ใ˜ ใ˜ใ‚…ใ†ใ” ใตใ‚“*Ichi Ji Jลซgo Fun*
**7:25**7ๆ™‚ 25ๅˆ†ใ—ใก ใ˜ ใซใ˜ใ‚…ใ†ใ” ใตใ‚“*Shichi Ji Nijลซgo Fun*
**2:26**2ๆ™‚ 26ๅˆ†ใซ ใ˜ ใซใ˜ใ‚…ใ†ใ‚ใฃใทใ‚“*Ni Ji Nijลซroppun*
**3:38**3ๆ™‚ 38ๅˆ†3-ใ˜ 38-ใตใ‚“*3-Ji 38-Fun*
**9:27**2ๆ™‚ 27ๅˆ†9-ใ˜ 27-ใตใ‚“*9-Ji 27-Fun*

NOTE: When you read numbers there is a rule with the final number in the minutes. If the number finish in ... at last you have to say ....

1 - **ippun**6 - **roppun**
2 - ni fun7 - **shichi** fun
3 - san pun8 - **happun**
4 - yon pun9 - **ku** fun
5 - go fun10 - **juppun**

Examples:

  • It's seven o'clock.
  • ใใ‚Œใฏไธƒๆ™‚ใงใ™ใ€‚
  • Sore wa nana-jidesu.
  • It's quarter to two.
  • ใ“ใ‚Œใฏใ€ไบŒๅ››ๅŠๆœŸใงใ™ใ€‚
  • Kore wa, ni shihankidesu.
  • It's twenty past six.
  • ใใฎๅ…ญๆ™‚ไบŒๅใ€‚
  • Sono roku-ji ni jลซ.
  • it's twelve o'clock
  • ใใ‚ŒใฏๅไบŒๆ™‚ใ 
  • Sore wa jลซ ni-jida

Author: Ichika
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