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 much; so much… that; 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 au do something together N3
13 ba conditional form; If [A] then [B] N4
14 ba ii should, can, it’d be good if~ N3
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 betsu ni~nai not really, not particularly N3
29 buri ni for the first time in (period of time) N3
30 cha ikenai / ja ikenai must not do (spoken Japanese) N5
31 chinamini by the way; in this connection; incidentally; (conjunction) N2
32 chitto mo~nai (not) at all; (not) in the least~ N2
33 chuu / juu currently; during; at some point; throughout; before the end of~ N3
34 da / desu to be (am, is, are, were, used to) N5
35 dake only; just; as much as~ N5
36 dake as much as~ N3
37 dake atte being the case; precisely because; as expected from~ N2
38 dake de just by; just by doing N4
39 dake de naku not only… but also N3
40 dake mashi da it’s better than; one should feel grateful for~ N2
41 dake ni being the case; precisely because; as one would expect N2
42 dake no koto wa aru no wonder; as expected of; not ... for nothing; not ... with nothing to show for it N2
43 dake wa to do all that one can N2
44 dakedo however; but N3
45 dano~dano and; and the like; and so forth N1
46 darake full of; covered with; a lot of (something undesirable) N3
47 darou I think; it seems; probably; right? N5
48 dasu to begin to; to start to; to burst into; ... out (e.g. to jump out, to carry out)​ N4
49 datte because; but; after all; even; too N2
50 de in; at; on; by; with; via N5
51 de are/de arou to whoever / whatever / however N1
52 de are~de are whether [A] or [B] N1
53 de gozaimasu to be (honorific) N4
54 de shika nai merely; nothing but; no more than; there is only~ N2
55 demo ... or something; how about~ N4
56 demo but; however; though~ N5
57 deshou I think; it seems; probably; right? N5
58 dewa nai ka right?; isn't it? N4
59 dokoro dewa nai not the time for; not the place for; far from; anything but~ N2
60 dokoro ka far from; anything but; let alone; not to mention; much less~ N2
61 donna what kind of; what sort of N5
62 donna ni~temo no matter how (much) N3
63 donna ni~uga/uto(mo) Now matter how/what; even if N1
64 dou yara possibly; apparently; seems like; somehow; barely~ N2
65 douse anyhow; in any case; at any rate; after all; no matter what N2
66 doushite why; for what reason; how N5
67 doushitemo no matter what; at any cost; after all~ N3
68 douyatte how; in what way; by what means​ N5
69 enai unable to; cannot; it is not possible to~ N2
70 eru / uru can; to be able to; is possible to~ N2
71 furi o suru to pretend; to act as if~ N3
72 futatabi again; once more N2
73 futo suddenly; accidentally; unexpectedly; unintentionally~ N3
74 fuu ni this way; that way; in such a way; how N2
75 ga subject marker; however; but~ N5
76 ga arimasu there is; is (non-living things) N5
77 ga hayai ka as soon as~ N1
78 ga hitsuyou need; necessary N4
79 ga hoshii to want something N5
80 ga imasu there is; to be; is (living things) N5
81 ga kikkake de/ o kikkake ni with… as a start; as a result of; taking advantage of~ N2
82 ga suru to smell; hear; taste N4
83 gachi tend to; tendency to; frequently; often; to do something easily N3
84 gari someone tends to; has a tendency to; has a sensitivity to~ N4
85 garu; gatteiru to show signs of; to appear; to feel, to think N4
86 gatai very difficult to; hard to~ N3
87 gatera while; on the same occasion; at the same time; coincidentally~ N1
88 ge looks like; seems like; appears to~ N2
89 gimi -like; -looking; -looked; tending to~ N3
90 goto ni each; every; at intervals of~ N3
91 gozaimasu to be, to exist (the polite form of いる/ある) N4
92 gurumi together (with); -wide N1
93 gyaku ni conversely; on the contrary~ N2
94 hajimeru to start; to begin to~ N4
95 hanmen while, although; on the other hand~ N2
96 hatashite as was expected; sure enough; really; actually~ N2
97 hazu da it must be; it should be (expectation) N4
98 hazu ga nai cannot be (impossible) N4
99 hitsuyou ga aru need to; it is necessary to N4
100 hodo degree; extent; bounds; upper limit N3

Total JLPT Japanese Grammar Lessons (676)

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