JLPT N1 Grammar List

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This is the list of the Japanese grammar rules needed to study for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N1.

The JLPT N1 Grammar List lessons are arranged in English romaji alphabetical order.

Click on the lesson link for detailed notes about grammar structure, how-to-use, conjugations, example sentences, interactive aids, and more.

JLPT N1 Grammar List
#Grammar LessonGrammar Meaning
41 no yara; mono yara; koto yara I wonder..; unsure
42 no yara~no yara contemplating two opposing choices
43 soba kara as soon as
44 sura / de sura even (with emphasis)
45 ta koto ni shite expresses a decision or news that does not reflect the truth
46 ta tokoro de even if~
47 taga saigo once [A] occurs, [B] happens
48 tara~tade whether or not
49 tari tomo (not) even; (not) any
50 taru (those) who are; (that) which is;
51 temae considering; before; in front of; one’s standpoint
52 to areba if; if it is the case that
53 to atte because of; due to the fact
54 to bakari ni as if to say; as though~
55 to ie domo even; even if
56 to ii~to ii and; or; both; regarding
57 to iu ka or more precisely; or rather
58 to iu ka~to iu ka not sure whether [A] or [B]
59 to iu mono during/over a period of time; since; after~
60 to iu tokoro da about; approximately
61 to iu wake da this means; this is why; it is the case that
62 to iu wake dewa nai it’s not that; it doesn’t mean that
63 to iwazu not only; both (without distinction)
64 to mirareru regarded as; appears/expected to..
65 to miru to upon realizing
66 to naru to / to nareba once/when something happens
67 to omoikiya To think [A], but [B]
68 to sareru is considered to; it is said that~
69 to shitatte even if..
70 tokoro wo although/despite a certain time/situation
71 tomo arou of all people (expression showing surprise at a high standing person's misbehavior)
72 tomo~tomo unable to draw a conclusion; unable to judge
73 tomonaku uncertainty; lack of intent
74 towa indicates word or phrase being defined​ with emphasis/surprise
75 towaie although; nonetheless; be that as it may
76 tsu~tsu two contrasting actions
77 uto~uto/uga~uga whether/even if [A] or [B].
78 wo kagiri ni starting from..; to the full extent of
79 wo kawakiri ni starting with
80 wo motte 1) by means of; with. 2) at the time

JLPT N1 Grammar List total: (83)

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