Languages › Japanese Days of the Month in Japanese Share Flipboard Email Print pixalot/Getty Images Japanese Essential Japanese Vocabulary History & Culture Japanese Grammar By Namiko Abe Japanese Language Expert B.A., Kwansei Gakuin University Namiko Abe is a Japanese language teacher and translator, as well as a Japanese calligraphy expert. She has been a freelance writer for nearly 20 years. our editorial process Namiko Abe Updated March 08, 2019 Want to know how to say which day of the month it is in Japanese? The basic rule for dates is number + nichi. For example, juuichi-nichi (11th), juuni-nichi (12th), nijuugo-nichi (25th) and so on. However, 1st through 10th, 14th, 20th and 24th are irregular. Japanese Dates 1st tsuitachi 一日 2nd futsuka 二日 3rd mikka 三日 4th yokka 四日 5th itsuka 五日 6th muika 六日 7th nanoka 七日 8th youka 八日 9th kokonoka 九日 10th touka 十日 14th juuyokka 十四日 20th hatsuka 二十日 24th nijuuyokka 二十四日 Click each link to hear the pronunciation. How to Say the Months, Days, and Seasons in Japanese Basic Japanese Language Vocabulary with Audio Files What Were the Old Names for the Months in Japanese? How to Say Meat in Japanese Learn the Colors in Japanese Learn Basic Counting and Numbers in Japanese Learn the Japanese Phrase 'Ki o Tsukete' Japanese Lessons: Grammar, Vocabulary, Culture How to Begin Learning Japanese Japanese Greetings and Parting Phrases Vegetables in Japanese Vocabulary The Meaning of the Japanese Word Konbanwa What Does Konnichiwa Mean in Japanese? Learn Japanese Weather Vocabulary All About Radicals in the Japanese Language What Does Matte Mean in Japanese?