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.

You can also click on the level to see a list of grammar lessons for that level only.

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Japanese grammar list for all JLPT levels

#EnglishJapaneseGrammar MeaningLevel
101 ichiban the most; the best N5
102 ichido ni all at once N3
103 ichiou more or less; though not quite satisfactorily; not perfectly; sort of; tentatively N2
104 igai with the exception of; excepting N2
105 ijou ni more than; not less than N2
106 ijou wa because N2
107 ikou kei - volitional form volitional form​; let's do ~. N4
108 ikura~temo no matter how N3
109 ippou da more and more, continue to N3
110 ippou de on one hand, on the other hand N3
111 irassharu to be; to come; to go (polite version) N4
112 issho ni together N5
113 itashimasu to do (polite form of する) N4
114 itsumo always; usually; habitually N5
115 iyoiyo at last; finally; beyond doubt N2
116 janai maybe; most likely; confirmation of information; express surprise towards listener N3
117 janai / dewa nai to not be (am not; is not; are not) N5
118 janai ka right? isn't it? let's~; confirmation N4
119 jou for the sake of; from the standpoint of; as a matter of; in terms of N2
120 ka question particle N5
121 ka dou ka whether or not N4
122 ka no you ni as if; just like N2
123 ka shira I wonder N4
124 ka~ka or N5
125 ka~nai ka no uchi ni right after; as soon as N2
126 kagiri as long as; while… is the case; as far as; while N2
127 kagiri da to feel strongly N1
128 kai turns a sentence into a yes/no question N4
129 kakeru half-; not yet finished; in the middle of N3
130 kamo shirenai might; perhaps; indicates possibility N4
131 kana I wonder; should I? N4
132 kanenai (someone) might do something; something might happen N2
133 kaneru unable to do something; can’t do something N2
134 kara because; since; from N5
135 kara aru / kara suru / kara no at least; approximately X or more N1
136 kara iu to in terms of; from the point of view of N2
137 kara koso precisely because N2
138 kara miru to from the point of view of; by the look of; judging from N2
139 kara niwa now that; since; so long as; because N2
140 kara shite judging from; based on; since; from; even N2
141 kara suru to / kara sureba judging from; considering; by the look of N2
142 kara to itte just because N2
143 kara tsukuru made from; made with N4
144 kara~ni kakete from [A] to [B] N3
145 kata the way of doing something; how to do N5
146 katagata while; at the same time; for the purpose of N1
147 katawara while; at the same time; in addition N1
148 kawari ni Instead of; in exchange for; in return N3
149 kedo but; however; although N5
150 kekka as a result of; after N3
151 kekkyoku after all; eventually; in the end N3
152 keredo mo but; however; although N5
153 kesshite~nai never, by no means N3
154 kirenai being too much to finish or complete N3
155 kiri only; just N3
156 kiru to do something completely to the end N3
157 kitto surely; undoubtedly; almost certainly; most likely N4
158 kke ~?; recalling information; asking for confirmation N3
159 kkonai no chance of; …is definitely not possible N2
160 koro / goro around; about; when N4
161 koso for sure (emphasize preceding word); precisely; definitely N3
162 koso are although; even though N1
163 koso ga/keredo but; although (emphasis) N1
164 koso sure only the first point is true, the second point cannot be true N1
165 koto (must) do N3
166 koto Verb nominalizer N4
167 koto da should (used for suggestions / advice) N3
168 koto dakara because; since N2
169 koto ga aru there are times when N4
170 koto ga dekiru can; able to N4
171 koto ka how…!; what…! N3
172 koto kara from the fact that… N3
173 koto naku without doing something even once N2
174 koto nashi ni without doing something N1
175 koto ni to my…; ~ly N3
176 koto ni naru It has been decided that..; it turns out that.. N4
177 koto ni natteiru to be expected to; to be scheduled to; it has been decided as a rule that N3
178 koto ni suru to decide on N4
179 koto niwa naranai just because… doesn’t mean… N2
180 koto no nai you ni so as not to; to not N1
181 koto wa nai there is no need to; (something) never happens; there is no possibility that N3
182 koto wa~ga although; but N3
183 ku suru to make something ~ N4
184 kurai / gurai approximately; about; around; to the extent N3
185 kurai nara rather than (do ...)​ N1
186 kurai no mono da only (emphasis) N1
187 kuse ni although; despite; even though N3
188 kyuu ni suddenly N4
189 mada still; not yet N5
190 mada ~te imasen have not yet N5
191 madashimo would be better; better; rather; if it were N2
192 made until ~; as far as ~; to (an extent); even ~ N5
193 made da only; just; nothing else N1
194 made mo nai it is not necessary to~ N1
195 made ni by; by the time; indicates time limit N4
196 mae ni before ~; in front of ~ N5
197 mai will not; will probably not; intend not to; must not N2
198 mama as it is; current state; without changing N4
199 mamire covered with; stained; smeared with N1
200 maru de as if, as though N3

Total JLPT Japanese Grammar Lessons (595)

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