In Japanese it is very easy to construct numers from single
digits. The procedure is very straight forward. Unfortunately,
it gets more complicated when counting objects, because certain
qualifiers must be used. Let's start with digits, the easy
To build larger numbers, the following building blocks may
also be needed:
The above tables contain the essential building
blocks. They are the elements which build all other combinations.
Here are some self explanatory examples:
The above examples show that the Japanese number
building makes perfect mathematical sense.