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I was reading the grammar articles at another website when it introduced the counter 'dai' for objects such as televisions and radios. I have three questions pertaining to this:
1. Are there any special cases where it's not just a simple task of putting the number in front of the counter?
such as for nin, you have hitotsu.
2. Is the kanji for 'dai' 台？ In mandarin, I recognise this as a counter as well (read as 'tai').
3. Other than TVs and radios, what else can you use 'dai' for?
Help would be much appreciated. ^^ Thanks!
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If you want, you could just use つ counters for general counting or for obscure objects (hitotsu, futatsu, etc). I find this comes in real handy when counting or saying that there are so many # of objects, but you don't know the counter.
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