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2番目 is OK. two of them (not regarding the position in the list) 2匹 or 2目... 両方{りょうほう} is definitely the best. all three of them 全部三つ 全部{ぜんぶ} is probably used the more 2つとも and 3つとも would be a second best. すべて usually comes after the word like in これ(ら)すべて, 3,4,5つすべて。


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Today, きゅう is the default (i.e. productive) on-yomi pronunciation of 九 (or 9) for counting most things, and only a small portion of words requires く. Always: hours (o'clock) (9時, 19時), dates (19日, 29日), month name (9月) Preferred or alternative to きゅう: hours (duration) (9時間, 19時間...), years (9年(間), 2009年...), people (9人, 19人...), degree (29度, 39度...), bare ...


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Generally speaking, there is no hard rule to decide which reading of a kanji is used for a given word or compound. To be certain, you need to look it up in a dictionary and remember each word on a case-by-case basis. However, there are certain tendencies that allow you to guess, better than by random guessing, which reading to use for a certain kanji. To ...


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A single Kanji usually has several different readings, and numbers 1-10 are probably some of the most salient examples of this. The readings can vary wildly. For example, 九{きゅう} (nine) 九本{きゅうほん} (nine bottles) 九番{きゅうばん} (problem number 9) 九時{くじ} (nine o'clock) 九月{くげつ} (September -- 9th month) 九日{ここのか} (the 9th day of the month) 九つ{ここの} (nine objects that ...


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Is there a rule to this? Yes! The rule is 9時 is always くじ. (And similarly, 9月 "September" is always くがつ. Cf. 9ヶ月 きゅうかげつ "nine months".)


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The こ is indeed a counter, usually written 個. It is a general counter for counting objects, much like つ. Your two example sentences provide proof of the generality of 個, since cakes and kanji characters have few common features. つ is often taught as the "default" counter ("default" meaning that it can be used in practically any situation to make yourself ...


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It is a counter. Ko is a kind of generic counter.For example if you were counting paper you would use mai(枚), cars would use(台), animals in many cases use hiki/piki (匹) or tou(頭). There are many cases, so I would recommend you look up counters. ;) Wish you the best. 頑張ってね。 ラドより


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You are almost there. ~全部{ぜんぶ}3つ~ sounds definitely off, but 3つ全部{ぜんぶ} is fine. The first, the second, the third... 一番目{いちばんめ}、二番目{にばんめ}、三番目{さんばんめ} Slightly more formal tone. 1つ目{め}、2つ目{め}、3つ目{め} Slightly more casual tone, perhaps used more often between people of equal / similar status. All 3 of them, all of them 3つとも これらすべて 3つすべて 全部 If there were ...


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"the second item in the list" -> 2番目 "all three of them" -> 3つ全部 or 3つとも "two of them" -> これらのうち2つ or これらのうち2匹



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