Mini Lesson 3: Expressions of Time

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fireflywishes

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This is in preparation for the next lesson. This lesson is the same as mini lesson COUNTERS. Ganbare minna-san!

Days of the week:
Nichi-youbi Sunday
Getsu-youbi Monday
Ka-youbi Tuesday
sui-youbi Wednesday
moku-youbi Thursday
kin-youbi Friday
do-youi Saturday
nan-youbi What day of the week

o'clock:
ichi-ji one o'clock
ni-ji two
san-ji three (remember Sanji from One Piece?
yo-ji four (not shi-ji or yon-ji)
go-ji five
roku-ji six
shichi-ji seven (not nana-ji)
hachi-ji eight
ku-ji nine (not kyuu-ji)
jyuu-ji ten
jyuu ichi-ji eleven
jyuu ni-ji twelve
nan-ji what time?

Minutes: -pun is pronounced as 'poon' like in 'spoon' while -fun is pronounced as 'foon'
ip-pun one minute
ni-fun two minutes
san-pun three minutes
yon-pun four minutes
go-fun five minutes
rop-pun six minutes
nana-fun, shichi-fun seven minutes
hap-pun eight minutes
kyuu-fun nine minutes
jup-pun ten minutes
jyuu go-fun fifteen minutes
san-jup-pun, san-jip-pun, han thirty minutes
nan-pun how many minutes?

for example:
3:30 = sanji han / sanji san-juppun
12:38 = jyuuniji sanjuhappun

Renshuushimashou! (Let's practice!):
Minna-san... Ima, nanji desu ka? (If you can answer in a complete sentence, please try!)

1. 6:30
2. 9:45
3. 1:13
4. 4:05
5. 8:58

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FaLux

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--wonder why?--

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1. 6:30 = rokuji han/ rokuji sanjuppun
2. 9:45 = kuji yonjugofun
3. 1:13 = ichiji ipjusanpun
4. 4:05 = yonji gofun
5. 8:58 = hachiji gojuhappun

That's it, I'm not sure about my answers but anyways just correct it......heheheheh........

What's for AM and PM?

FaLux?Simply the best

cheri-sama

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What's for AM and PM?

^^: sorry I forgot to add that... AM is gozen while PM is gogo. There is a specific time to use either, so let me check first, ks? Thanks for the reminder!

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Akamichi

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1.rokuji han.
2. kuji yonjugofun.
3. ichiji jusanpun.
4. yoji gofun.
5. hachiji gojuhappun.

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1. ima wa roku-ji han gozen desu
2. ima wa kyuu-ji yonjuugo-fun desu
3. ima wa ichi-ji juusan-pon gogo desu
4. ima wa yo-ji go-fun desu
5. ima wa hachi-ji gojuuchap-pun gogo desu.. (mo oyasumi no jikan desu..)

i tried answering in sentences, and added gozen and gogo where i want..

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Quote by fireflywishesshichi-ji seven (not nana-ji)

Really? Although I really don't use "nana-ji" but I use "Nana jikan" (7 hours)

cheri-sama

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Quote by fireflywishes(...) seven (not nana-ji)

Really? Although I really don't use "nana-ji" but I use "Nana jikan" (7 hours)

hmmmm maybe for the phrase 'seven hours'... just referred to a book though. *scratches head*

merged: 03-12-2010 ~ 01:05am
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1. rokuji han / rokuji sanjuppun
2. kuji yonjyuugofun / kuji yonjuugofun
3. ichiji jyuusanpun / ichiji juusanpun
4. yoji gofun
5. hachiji gojyuuhappun / hachiji gojuuhappun

merged: 03-12-2010 ~ 01:08am

Quote by FaLux1. 6:30 = rokuji han/ rokuji sanjuppun
2. 9:45 = kuji yonjugofun
3. 1:13 = ichiji ipjusanpun
4. 4:05 = yonji gofun
5. 8:58 = hachiji gojuhappun

correction: don't forget the romaji for 10, which is juu or jyuu

4. yo-ji, not yonji.

^____^ great job!

merged: 03-12-2010 ~ 01:09am

Quote by Akamichi1.rokuji han.
2. kuji yonjugofun.
3. ichiji jusanpun.
4. yoji gofun.
5. hachiji gojuhappun.

^^; please don't forget the spelling of romaji 10 which is jyuu or juu

for the rest of your answers, great job!

merged: 03-12-2010 ~ 01:11am

Quote by snowrabbit1. ima wa roku-ji han gozen desu
2. ima wa kyuu-ji yonjuugo-fun desu
3. ima wa ichi-ji juusan-pon gogo desu
4. ima wa yo-ji go-fun desu
5. ima wa hachi-ji gojuuchap-pun gogo desu.. (mo oyasumi no jikan desu..)

i tried answering in sentences, and added gozen and gogo where i want..

thanks for adding them!

5. must be typo ^^;

sugoi na~! hontou ni sugoi~! great job!


Thanks for participating in this mini lesson~! more to come~!
hontou ni arigatou~! *bows*

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cheri-sama, i think it was typo. i didnt notice it until you say so. haha~
ii lesson da~

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cheri-sama

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Quote by snowrabbitcheri-sama, i think it was typo. i didnt notice it until you say so. haha~
ii lesson da~

^___^ thanks for the confirmation! try the next lesson~!

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