How to Count Everyday Objects in Japanese
Japanese nouns don’t have a plural form. Instead, a counter called 助数詞 (じょすうし) follows the noun when specifying a number or amount.
Once you learn the counters, you’ll see a pattern as some counters cover a range of items that are similar in shape and form.
Learn how to count clothing, paper, books, e-mail, vitamins, home appliances and more in the video.
Q: How do you count notebooks?
(A: See the answer below.)
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