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Kanji 10: 十

Meaning:

In Japanese, 十 means “ten”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiとお
Onyomiじゅう

How to write it:


Origin:

We use a vertical line to stand for ten, and then for a specific time we add a point in the middle of the vertical line, and as the time goes on, the point became a line, so it became 十.


Development:


Vocabulary:

WordReadingMeaning
じゅうten (number)
とおten (counter)
二十にじゅうtwenty
三十さんじゅうthirty
四十よんじゅうforty
五十ごじゅうfifty
十月じゅうがつOctober

Examples:

息子むすこじゅっさいです。
My son is ten years old.

わたしじゅうふんった。
I waited for fifteen minutes.

おんななじゅうです。
The temperature is 70 degrees.

かんじゅうぶんにある。
We have enough time.

結婚式けっこんしきじゅうがつまつおこなわれる。
The wedding will take place at the end of October.

Patron-only:

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