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Kanji: 百 100

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JLPT N5: 11 / 100 | 6 Strokes


On: ヒャク
Kun:

Meaning: hundred

 

Stroke Order:

One hundred has a one (一) at top.


Examples:
二百 ni hyaku - 200
三百 san byaku - 300 [note: sound changes to a harder "b" sound]

Example Sentence:
ええと、百人くらいきました。
eeto, hyakunin kurai kimashita.
Let's see... About a hundred people came.

[eeto is often heard in spoken Japanese similar to our "umm."]

 

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