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One (thing) in Japanese 🇯🇵

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one (thing) ひとつ
How to say “one (thing)” in Japanese? “ひとつ”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “ひとつ” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on one (thing) in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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ひとつ info.

ひとつ (hitotsu)

Tips to remember:
– The word ひとつ (hitotsu) begins with ひ (hi), which sounds similar to "hi" like greeting someone once.
– Think of "一 (いち)" (ichi), which is "one" in Japanese numerals, and remember combining it with つ (tsu), a counter, to form hitotsu.

– ひとつ (hitotsu) is a Japanese counter used for counting objects generally.
– It can also be used to mean "one thing" or "one item."
– Often used in plain speaking for small objects, abstract matters, or in shopping.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– 一 (いち) (ichi) – This is the numeral "one."
– 唯一 (ゆいいつ) (yuiitsu) – This means "only one" or "unique."

Alternate meanings/slang:
– Not particularly used in slang, but can imply simplicity or basic state when used contextually in sentences.

Examples of sentences:
– 一つください。(ひとつください。) (Hitotsu kudasai.) – Please give me one.
– それはひとつの可能性です。(それはひとつのかのうせいです。) (Sore wa hitotsu no kanousei desu.) – That is one possibility.
– 私には夢がひとつあります。(わたしにはゆめがひとつあります。) (Watashi ni wa yume ga hitotsu arimasu.) – I have one dream.
– ケーキをひとつ食べました。(ケーキをひとつたべました。) (Keeki wo hitotsu tabemaa.) – I ate one cake.

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