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 ageku to end up; in the end; finally; after all~ N2
2 ageru to finish doing~ N3
3 aida while; during; between N4
4 aida ni while/during~ something happened N4
5 amari so much… that N3
6 amari ni mo too much; so much… that; excessively~ N3
7 amari~nai not very, not much~ N4
8 aruiwa or; either; maybe; perhaps; possibly~ N2
9 ato de after~; later N4
10 atte no which can exist solely due to the presence of; which owes everything to N1
11 au do something together N3
12 ba conditional form; If [A] then [B] N4
13 ba ii should, can, it’d be good if~ N3
14 ba koso only because ~ N1
15 ba yokatta should have; would have been better if~ N3
16 ba~hodo the more… the more N3
17 ba~noni would have; should have; if only~ N3
18 baai wa in the event of; in the case that N4
19 bakari about, approximately~ N2
20 bakari only; nothing but~ N4
21 bakari da continue to (go in negative direction) N2
22 bakari de only; just (negative description) N3
23 bakari denaku not only.. but also; as well as~ N3
24 bakari ka not only.. but also; as well as~ N2
25 bakari ni simply because; on account of~ (negative result) N2
26 beki da should do; must do~ N3
27 beki dewa nai should not do~; must not do~ N3
28 beku in order to; for the purpose of ~ N1
29 beku mo nai cannot possibly be N1
30 betsu ni~nai not really, not particularly N3
31 buri ni for the first time in (period of time) N3
32 cha ikenai / ja ikenai must not do (spoken Japanese) N5
33 chinamini by the way; in this connection; incidentally; (conjunction) N2
34 chitto mo~nai (not) at all; (not) in the least~ N2
35 chuu / juu currently; during; at some point; throughout; before the end of~ N3
36 da / desu to be (am, is, are, were, used to) N5
37 dake only; just; as much as~ N5
38 dake as much as~ N3
39 dake atte being the case; precisely because; as expected from~ N2
40 dake de just by; just by doing N4
41 dake de naku not only… but also N3
42 dake mashi da it’s better than; one should feel grateful for~ N2
43 dake ni being the case; precisely because; as one would expect N2
44 dake no koto wa aru no wonder; as expected of; not ... for nothing; not ... with nothing to show for it N2
45 dake wa to do all that one can N2
46 dakedo however; but N3
47 dano~dano and; and the like; and so forth~ N1
48 darake full of; covered with; a lot of (something undesirable) N3
49 darou I think; it seems; probably; right? N5
50 darou ni (1) surely..., but ~; although... is likely, ~ (2) should have (regret); might / must have been ~ N1
51 dasu to begin to; to start to; to burst into; ... out (e.g. to jump out, to carry out)​ N4
52 datte because; but; after all; even; too N2
53 de in; at; on; by; with; via N5
54 de are / de arou to whoever; whatever; however; even ~ N1
55 de are~de are whether [A] or [B] N1
56 de gozaimasu to be (honorific) N4
57 de shika nai merely; nothing but; no more than; there is only~ N2
58 demo ... or something; how about~ N4
59 demo but; however; though~ N5
60 demo ari~demo aru to also be; both… and ~ N1
61 demo nan demo nai / kumo nan tomo nai not in the least; nothing like that N1
62 denakute nan darou must be; is definitely ~ N1
63 deshou I think; it seems; probably; right? N5
64 dewa arumai ka isn't it; I wonder if it’s not ~ N1
65 dewa arumai shi it’s not like; it isn’t as if ~ N1
66 dewa nai ka right?; isn't it? N4
67 dewa sumanai it doesn’t end with just ~; it will take more than ~ N1
68 dokoro dewa nai not the time for; not the place for; far from; anything but~ N2
69 dokoro ka far from; anything but; let alone; not to mention; much less~ N2
70 donna what kind of; what sort of N5
71 donna ni~temo no matter how (much) N3
72 dou yara possibly; apparently; seems like; somehow; barely ~ N2
73 douse anyhow; in any case; at any rate; after all; no matter what N2
74 doushite why; for what reason; how N5
75 doushitemo no matter what; at any cost; after all~ N3
76 douyatte how; in what way; by what means​ N5
77 enai unable to; cannot; it is not possible to~ N2
78 eru / uru can; to be able to; is possible to~ N2
79 furi o suru to pretend; to act as if~ N3
80 futatabi again; once more N2
81 futo suddenly; accidentally; unexpectedly; unintentionally~ N3
82 fuu ni this way; that way; in such a way; how N2
83 ga subject marker; however; but~ N5
84 ga arimasu there is; is (non-living things) N5
85 ga hayai ka no sooner than; as soon as ~ N1
86 ga hitsuyou need; necessary N4
87 ga hoshii to want something N5
88 ga imasu there is; to be; is (living things) N5
89 ga kikkake de/ o kikkake ni with… as a start; as a result of; taking advantage of~ N2
90 ga suru to smell; hear; taste N4
91 ga/mo~nara, ~mo~da negative connection/comparison (like father like son) N1
92 gachi tend to; tendency to; frequently; often; to do something easily N3
93 gari someone tends to; has a tendency to; has a sensitivity to~ N4
94 garu; gatteiru to show signs of; to appear; to feel, to think N4
95 gatai very difficult to; hard to~ N3
96 gatera while; on the same occasion; at the same time; coincidentally ~ N1
97 ge looks like; seems like; appears to~ N2
98 gimi -like; -looking; -looked; tending to~ N3
99 goto ni each; every; at intervals of~ N3
100 gozaimasu to be, to exist (the polite form of いる/ある) N4

Total JLPT Japanese Grammar Lessons (745)

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