【I am 16 years old.】Let’s learn how to make a sentence to say how old somebody is in Japanese.

Basic sentence
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On this page, you can learn how to say how old somebody is in Japanese.

Before you start

You should know how to ask how old somebody is.

Key Sentence

  • English: I am 16 years old.
  • Kana and Kanji: 私は十六さいです。
  • Romaji: wa ta shi wa ju u ro ku sa i de su

One by one

  • 私(わたし/wa ta shi) → I
  • は(wa)→ no meaning
  • 十六(じゅう・ろく/ju u ro ku)→ 16
  • さい(sa i)→ years old
  • です(de su)→ am

Vocabulary

Review

Task 1: Change into Japanese.

  • How old are you?
  • I am 8 years old.
  • なんさいですか。
  • わたしは八さいです。

Task 2: Change into English.

  • 何さいですか。
  • 私は十七さいです。
  • How old are you?
  • I am 17 years old.

Task 3: Listen to answer what you hear in English.

How old are you?

I am 13 years old.

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