Hours
o’clock ji
1 o’clock ichi-ji
2 o’clock ni-ji
3 o’clock san-ji
4 o’clock yo-ji
5 o’clock go-ji
6 o’clock roku-ji
7 o’clock shichi-ji
8 o’clock hachi-ji
9 o’clock ku-ji
10 o’clock jyuu-ji
11 o’clock jyuuichi-ji
12 o’clock jyuuni-ji
12 noon / midday shougo or gogo juuni-ji
midnight yahan or gozen reeji
am gozen (said before numeric time)
pm gogo (said before numeric time)

 

Minutes
minute fun / pun
1 minute ip-pun
2 minute ni-fun
3 minutes san-pun
4 minutes yon-pun
5 minutes go-fun
6 minutes rop-pun
7 minutes nana-fun
8 minutes hap-pun
9 minutes kyuu-fun
10 minutes juup-pun
11 minutes juuip-pun
12 minutes juuni-fun
13 minutes juusan-pun
20 minuts nijuup-pun
30 minuts sanjuup-pun
40 minuts yonjuup-pun
50 minuts gojuup-pun

 

Rules to Remember:

2,5,7,9 fun
1,3,4,6,8,10 pun

 

Seconds
seconds byoo

1s

ichibyoo

2s

nibyoo

3s

sanbyoo

4s

yonbyoo

5s

gobyoo

6s

rokubyoo

7s

nanabyoo

8s

hachibyoo

9s

kyuubyoo

10s

jubyoo

35s

sanjuugo-byoo

 

Phrases
quarter past juugo fun
half past han
quarter to yonjuugo fun
quarter past 1 ichi ji juugo fun
half past 1 ichi ji han
quarter to 2 ichi ji yonjuugo fun
quarter to 5 yon ji yonjuugo fun

3:45 PM

gogo sanji yonjyuugofun

7:30 AM

gozen shichi-ji sanjup-pun / gozen shichi ji han

12:30 PM

gogo jyuuni-ji han OR gogo jyuuni-ji sanjyuuppun

10:24 PM

gogo jyuu-ji nijuuyon-pun

1:20 AM

gozen ichi-ji nijyuuppun
what time? nanji
What time is it? Nanji desuka?
What time is it now? Ima, nanji desuka?
About how long does it take? Donokurai kakarimasuka?
10 minutes before juup-pun mae
after 20 minutes nijuup-pun go
after 5 minutes go-fun go
around 2:00 AM gozen ni-ji goro ni