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About numbers and times

  • 18
  • 14
  • 11
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 5

I just wanted to talk a bit about numbers. While matching the kanji with hiragana I am also translating both into English just to get that connection between picture and meaning a bit earlier. Interestingly, some numbers (like 7 = しち=なな=七). Investigating further more I have found out that two ways of saying the same number also exist for number 4=し=よん= 四. As I understood, first one is of Chinese origin, and second one is Japanese one. When just counting numbers from one to ten the first version is used. In most of other situations the second should be used. Amusing, right?

In conclusion here is the picture of my last exercise in Time section. I guess I didn't press buttons confidently enough. Perhaps having 10 same questions would be more symbolic :D

October 14, 2017

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