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
201 kekka as a result of; after ~ N3
202 kekkyoku after all; eventually; in the end ~ N3
203 keredo mo but; however; although ~ N5
204 kesshite~nai never; by no means ~ N3
205 kirai ga aru bad habit; to have a tendency to ~ N1
206 kirenai unable to do; too much to finish/complete N3
207 kiri only; just; since; after ~ N3
208 kiri ga nai endless; boundless; going on forever​; there’s no end to ~ N1
209 kiru to do something completely to the end N3
210 kitte no the most / greatest … of all N1
211 kitto surely; undoubtedly; almost certainly; most likely N4
212 kiwamaru / kiwamarinai extremely; very ~ N1
213 kke a casual suffix to confirm something you are trying to remember N3
214 kkonai no chance of; … is definitely not possible N2
215 komu to do something for a long time or to move something inside N3
216 koro / goro around; about; when N4
217 koso for sure (emphasize preceding word); precisely; definitely ~ N3
218 koso are although; even though ~ N1
219 koso sure and; although; but ~ N1
220 koso~ga/keredo but; although (emphasis) N1
221 koto (must) do N3
222 koto Verb nominalizer N4
223 koto da should do~ (used for suggestions or giving advice) N2
224 koto dakara because; since ~ N2
225 koto ga aru there are times when N4
226 koto ga dekiru can; able to N4
227 koto gotoku altogether; entirely; completely ~ N1
228 koto ka how…!; what…! N2
229 koto kara from the fact that ~ N3
230 koto kono ue nai / kono ue nai / kono ue naku the most of all; the best; nothing is more ... than ~ N1
231 koto mo atte partly because; also because of; plus the reason for ~ N1
232 koto naku without doing something even once N2
233 koto nashi ni without doing something N1
234 koto ni emphasize speaker's feelings; to my (surprise/etc) N2
235 koto ni naru It has been decided that..; it turns out that.. N4
236 koto ni natteiru to be expected to; to be scheduled to; it has been decided as a rule that N3
237 koto ni suru to decide on N4
238 koto niwa naranai just because… doesn’t mean ~ N2
239 koto no nai you ni so as not to; to not ~ N1
240 koto tote because; since ~ N1
241 koto wa nai there is no need to; (something) never happens; there is no possibility that ~ N3
242 koto wa~ga although; but ~ N3
243 ku suru to make something ~ N4
244 kurai / gurai approximately; about; around; to the extent ~ N3
245 kurai nara rather than (do ...)​ N1
246 kurai no mono da only (emphasis) N1
247 kuse ni and yet; although; despite the fact that ~ N3
248 kuse shite although; despite the fact that; even though ~ N2
249 kyuu ni quickly; immediately; hastily; suddenly; abruptly; unexpectedly ~ N4
250 mada still; not yet N5
251 mada ~te imasen have not yet ~ N5
252 madashimo rather; better​ ~ N2
253 made until; as far as; to (an extent); even ~ N5
254 made da / made no koto da only; just; nothing else N1
255 made mo nai / made mo naku there's no need to; it’s not necessary to ~ N1
256 made ni by; by the time; indicates time limit N4
257 mae ni before; in front of~ N5
258 mai will not; will probably not; intend not to; must not ~ N2
259 majiki should not; must not ~ N1
260 makuru to do over and over again; to do relentlessly N1
261 mama as it is; current state; without changing ~ N4
262 mama ni as, to do as ~ N2
263 mamire covered with; stained; smeared with ~ N1
264 maru de as if; as though; just like ~ N3
265 marukkiri completely; absolutely; totally; (not) at all​ ~ N1
266 masaka there's no way; that's impossible; you must be joking N3
267 masen ka would you; do you want to; shall we ~ N5
268 mashou let's ~; shall we ~ N5
269 mashouka shall I ~; used to offer help to the listener N5
270 matawa both; or; otherwise​; choice between [A] or [B] N4
271 mattaku~nai not at all ~ N2
272 meku seems; show signs of; to have the appearance of ~ N1
273 metta ni~nai hardly; rarely; seldom N3
274 mitai da like, similar to, resembling N4
275 mitai na like, similar to ~ N4
276 mitai ni like; similar to ~ N4
277 mo as many as; as much as; up to; nearly ~ N4
278 mo too; also; as well N5
279 mo douzen da just like; same as~ N1
280 mo kamawazu without caring; without worrying about ~ N2
281 mo saru koto nagara one may well say so, but~; not only... but also ~ N1
282 mo shinai de without even doing ~ N1
283 mo touzen da it’s only natural; no wonder; might as well ~ N2
284 mo~ba~mo and; also; as well; either/or; neither/nor N3
285 mohaya already; now; no longer; not anymore N1
286 mono / mon because; indicates reason/ excuse/ dissatisfaction N2
287 mono da describe feeling; express memories; state fact N2
288 mono dakara so; therefore; the reason for something N2
289 mono de because; for that reason N1
290 mono dewa nai shouldn’t do something; it’s impossible to ~ N2
291 mono ga aru there is such a thing; to be the case that​; feels like ~ N2
292 mono ka / mon ka as if (something untrue were actually true); there's no way ~ N2
293 mono nara if I/we could; if [A] is possible, then [B]; if one can do something, then ~ N2
294 mono o if only; I wish; I'm sorry it's not actually (regret) N1
295 mono to omowareru / mono to mirareru to think; to suppose; it is believed/expected that ~ N1
296 mono to suru shall; to assume; understood as ~ N1
297 mono toshite to assume; to suppose; on the presumption that ~ N1
298 monono but; although; even though ~ N2
299 moshika shitara perhaps; maybe; perchance; by any chance ~ N3
300 moshikuwa or; otherwise N1

Total JLPT Japanese Grammar Lessons (848)

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