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Old 03-31-2005, 11:27 AM   #5
jitensha
Dojo: Aikikai of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Re: Yon/Shi and Nana/Shichi

Hmm....while we're on the topic of counting....

Is there a general rule for using hitotsu, futatsu, mittsu, etc. instead of ichi, ni, san, etc.? Is it plain vs polite?

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