A counter word is a suffix attached to a number to use the number to count things, people, or events.

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When to read 一人 and 二人 as いちにん and ににん?

WWWJDIC lists いちにん and ににん as alternative readings of 一人 {ひとり} and 二人 {ふたり}, but I can't recall anywhere I heard those readings except when counting more than 10 people for example 三十一人 {さんじゅういちにん}. ...
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What is the counter used for doors?

This is from deceze, but what is the counter used for doors. Is it 枚(mai) or something else?