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 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. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 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. Cite this Article Format mla apa chicago Your Citation Abe, Namiko. "Days of the Month in Japanese." ThoughtCo, Aug. 28, 2020, thoughtco.com/dates-2028137. Abe, Namiko. (2020, August 28). Days of the Month in Japanese. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/dates-2028137 Abe, Namiko. "Days of the Month in Japanese." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/dates-2028137 (accessed January 22, 2022). copy citation How to Say the Months, Days, and Seasons in Japanese Learn the Colors in Japanese Vegetables in Japanese Vocabulary Japanese Greetings and Parting Phrases All About Radicals in the Japanese Language Japanese Lessons: Grammar, Vocabulary, Culture How To Stress Syllables in Japanese Pronunciation Kirei What Does Sono Toori Desu Mean in Japanese? How to Say Meat in Japanese Japanese for Beginners What Does Iiyo Mean in Japanese? Yoi ichinichi o - Have a Nice Day in Japanese Celebrating Father's Day in Japanese Culture Gussuri Oyasumi Learn the Japanese Phrase 'Ki o Tsukete'