Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 八

eight, 8

Onyomi

ハチ
hachi

Kunyomi

や(つ)、 よう
ya(tsu), you

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ハチ / や(つ)、 よう 】

Meaning: eight, 8.

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How to write 八 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 2

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

わたしははちがつにうまれました。
watashi wa hachi gatsu ni umaremashita.
I was born in August.
Example #2

あしたのしょくじパーティーにはちにんがきます。
ashita no shokuji paatii ni hachi nin ga kimasu.
8 people will come to tomorrow's dinner party.
Example #3

さんがつようかにイベントがあります。
san gatsu youka ni ibento ga arimasu.
There's an event on the 8th of March.
Example #4

わたしがちゅうがっこうにいくときには、まいあさはちじにはがっこうにつきました。
watashi ga chuugakkou ni iku toki ni wa, maiasa hachiji ni wa gakkou ni tsukimashita.
When I was going to middle school, I would get to the school at 8 o'clock every morning.
Example #5

みかんがおいしそうね、やっつください。
mikan ga oishisou ne, yattsu kudasai.
These mikan (oranges) look good, I'll have 8 please.
Example #6

そのやおやはきゃくにとてもしんせつだ。
sono yaoya wa kyaku ni totemo shinsetsu da.
The greengrocer is very kind to his customers.

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