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Kanji: 万 man 10,000

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JLPT N5: 13 / 100 | 3 Strokes

万

On: ばん; まん
Kun:

Meaning: ten thousand

Etymology:

Stroke Order:

The stroke order for kanji like this is a little different. Start at the top horizontal line but the second stroke is the rightmost one that looks like フ

Examples:

  • 百万 hyaku man – a million (1,000,000) [100 &10,000]
  • 一万円 ichi man en – 10,000 yen (about $100 US)
  • 万歳 ban zai – hurrah! banzai! hooray! [usually said 3 times in a row]

Example Sentence:

はい、一万円(いちまんえん)ぐらいあります。

hai, ichiman gurai arimasu.
Yes, I have about 10,000 yen.

  • はい yes
  • 一万 10,000
  • 円 yen
  • ぐらい about; around
  • あります have; exists

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