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So one day I was learning Japanese numerals and I asked my sister to give me number to translate, she game the number "3,296,781,318,273" I was startled at first, but gave it a go. this is what I got:

san cho ni hyaku kyu ju roku oku shichi hyaku hachi ju ichi sen-man san hyaku ju hachi ni hyaku shichi ju san

三兆二百九十六億七百八十一千万三百十八二百七十三

Am I right?

This is what google translate gave me, not very helpful.

http://www.goo.gl/8QUEhe
 

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Nope. Broken down by the 4-digit placeholders (unlike 3-places used in the west) --
San cho,
Ni san kyu hyaku roku ju nana oku,
Hassen hyaku san ju ichi man,
Hassen ni hyaku nana ju san
 

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三兆二千九百六十七億八千百三十一万八千二百七十三 in kanji
 

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Nope. Broken down by the 4-digit placeholders (unlike 3-places used in the west) --
San cho,
Ni san kyu hyaku roku ju nana oku,
Hassen hyaku san ju ichi man,
Hassen ni hyaku nana ju san
sorry to go against your reply, you definitely know more than me, but are you completely sure that is correct, why is it not:

San cho,
Ni sen kyu hyaku roku ju nana oku,
Hassen ichi hyaku san ju ichi man
Hassen ni hyaku nana ju san
 

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"Ni san" is just a typo. "Ni sen" is correct.

You don't need to say "ichi" for 100 or 10, and you can use either "issen" or just "sen" for 1000.
e.g.
1111
"sen hyaku jū ichi" or "issen hyaku jū ichi" (not "sen ichi hyaku ichi jū ichi")
 

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Yup, sorry for the typo. Toritoribe is correct.
 

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"Ni san" is just a typo. "Ni sen" is correct.

You don't need to say "ichi" for 100 or 10, and you can use either "issen" or just "sen" for 1000.
e.g.
1111
"sen hyaku jū ichi" or "issen hyaku jū ichi" (not "sen ichi hyaku ichi jū ichi")
Thank you Thank you Thank you, big help!
 

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3,296,781,318,273 is
san cho ni sen kyu hyaku roku jyu nana man ha-ssen san byaku san jyu ichi man ha-ssen ni-hyaku nana-jyu san.

number + 100 and 1000 change some numbers original pronounciation.

1*100 (hyaku) 100 -> just "hyaku" not "ichi hyaku"
3*100 300 -> san byaku, not san hyaku
4*100 400 -> 4 has two ways to pronounce, shi and yon. But we only use yon for 400. yon hyaku
6*100 600 -> roppyaku
7*100 700 -> 7 has two ways to pronounce,shichi and nana, but we only use nana for 700. nana hyaku.
8*100 800 -> Happyaku
3*1000(sen) 3000 -> san zen (not sen)
4*1000 -> yon sen
7*1000 -> nana sen
8*1000 -> hassen
 

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