Complete JLPT Grammar List

Japanese Grammar Database to Pass the JLPT

This is our complete JLPT grammar list for all of our Japanese grammar lessons from N5 to N1.

Each lesson is ranked according to appropriate JLPT grammar level and includes the meaning, translation notes, grammar structure, conjugations, example sentences, interactive aids and more.

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Japanese grammar list for all JLPT levels

#EnglishJapaneseGrammar MeaningLevel
1 [x] ga [x] nara, [y] mo [y] da like [father] like [son] (negative meaning) N1
2 ageku to end up; in the end; finally; after all N2
3 ageru to finish doing N3
4 aida while; during; between N4
5 aida ni while/during~ something happened N4
6 amari so much… that N3
7 amari ni mo too…; so much… that; too much; excessively N3
8 amari~nai not very, not much N4
9 aruiwa or; either; maybe; perhaps; possibly N2
10 ato de after ~; later N4
11 atte no which owes everything to N1
12 ba conditional form; If [A] then [B] N4
13 ba ii should, can, it’d be good if N3
14 ba yokatta should have, it would have been better if N3
15 ba~hodo the more… the more N3
16 baai wa in the event of; in the case that N4
17 bakari about, approximately N2
18 bakari only; nothing but N4
19 bakari da continue to N2
20 bakari de only; just (negative description) N3
21 bakari denaku not only.. but also; as well as N3
22 bakari iru only; nothing but; describe repetitive action N3
23 bakari ka not only.. but also; as well as. N3
24 bakari ni simply because, on account of (=>negative result) N2
25 beki should do; must do N3
26 beki dewa nai should not do; must not do N3
27 betsu ni~nai not really, not particularly N3
28 buri ni N3
29 cha ikenai / ja ikenai must not do (spoken Japanese) N5
30 chitto mo~nai (not) at all; (not) in the least N2
31 chuu / juu during, throughout N3
32 da / desu to be (am, is, are, were, used to) N5
33 dake only; just; as much as N5
34 dake atte being the case; (precisely) because; as might be expected from N2
35 dake de just by; just by doing N4
36 dake de naku not only… but also N3
37 dake mashi da it’s better than…; one should feel grateful for N2
38 dake ni being the case; precisely because; as one would expect N2
39 dake no koto wa aru no wonder; it’s not surprising that N2
40 dake wa to do all that one can N2
41 dakedo however; but N3
42 dano~dano and; and the like; and so forth N1
43 darake full of; covered with N3
44 darou I think; it seems; probably; right? N5
45 dasu to suddenly begin; to suddenly appear N4
46 datte because; but; after all; even; too N2
47 de in; at; on; by; with; via N5
48 de are/de arou to whoever / whatever / however N1
49 de are~de are whether [A] or [B] N1
50 de gozaimasu to be (honorific) N4
51 de shika nai merely; nothing but; no more than; there is only N2
52 demo ... or something N4
53 demo but; however N5
54 deshou I think; it seems; probably; right? N5
55 dewa nai ka right?; isn't it? N4
56 dokoro dewa nai this is not the time/occasion for; …is out of the question N2
57 dokoro ka far from; anything but; let alone; not to mention; much less N3
58 donna what kind of; what sort of N5
59 donna ni~temo no matter how (much) N3
60 donna ni~uga/uto(mo) Now matter how/what; even if N1
61 dou yara it seems like; it appears that N2
62 douse anyway; anyhow; in any case; after all N2
63 doushite why; for what reason; how N5
64 doushite mo no matter what; at any cost; after all N3
65 douyatte how; in what way; by what means​ N5
66 enai unable to; cannot; it is not possible to N2
67 eru / uru can; to be able to; is possible N2
68 furi o suru to pretend; to act as if N3
69 futatabi again; once more N2
70 futo suddenly; accidentally; unexpectedly; unintentionally N3
71 fuu ni this way; that way; in such a way; how N2
72 ga subject marker; however; but N5
73 ga arimasu there is; is (non-living things) N5
74 ga hayai ka as soon as N1
75 ga hitsuyou need; necessary N4
76 ga hoshii to want something N5
77 ga imasu there is; to be; is (living things) N5
78 ga suru to smell; hear; taste N4
79 gachi tend to; tendency to N3
80 gari personality; tend to~; sensitivity towards~ N4
81 garu; gatteiru to show signs of; to appear; to feel, to think N4
82 gatai very difficult to; impossible to N3
83 gatera on the same occasion; at the same time; coincidentally N1
84 ge seeming; giving the appearance of N2
85 gimi -like; -looking; -looked; tending to N3
86 goto ni each; every; at intervals of N3
87 gozaimasu to be, to exist (the polite form of いる/ある) N4
88 gurumi together (with); -wide N1
89 gyaku ni on the contrary N2
90 hajimeru to start; to begin to ~ N4
91 hanmen while, on the other hand N2
92 hatashite sure enough; really N2
93 hazu da it must be; it should be (expectation) N4
94 hazu ga nai cannot be (impossible) N4
95 hitsuyou ga aru need to; it is necessary to N4
96 hodo degree; extent; bounds; upper limit N3
97 hodo~nai is not as… as N3
98 hou ga ii had better; it'd be better to; should~ N5
99 i-adjectives i-adjectives N5

Total JLPT Japanese Grammar Lessons (599)

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