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 o kawakiri ni starting with
44 sa ending particle; indicates assertion
45 soba kara as soon as
46 sura / de sura even (with emphasis)
47 ta koto ni shite expresses a decision or news that does not reflect the truth
48 ta tokoro de even if~
49 tada~nomi da all we can do is; can do nothing but; only
50 taga saigo once [A] occurs, [B] happens
51 tara~tade whether or not
52 tari tomo (not) even; (not) any
53 taru (those) who are; (that) which is;
54 temae considering; before; in front of; one’s standpoint
55 to areba if; if it is the case that
56 to atte because of; due to the fact
57 to bakari ni as if to say; as though~
58 to ie domo even; even if
59 to ii~to ii and; or; both; regarding
60 to iu ka or more precisely; or rather
61 to iu ka~to iu ka not sure whether [A] or [B]
62 to iu mono during/over a period of time; since; after~
63 to iu tokoro da about; approximately
64 to iu wake da this means; this is why; it is the case that
65 to iu wake dewa nai it’s not that; it doesn’t mean that
66 to iwazu not only; both (without distinction)
67 to mirareru regarded as; appears/expected to..
68 to miru to upon realizing
69 to naru to / to nareba once/when something happens
70 to omoikiya To think [A], but [B]
71 to sareru is considered to; it is said that~
72 to shitatte even if..
73 tokoro wo although/despite a certain time/situation
74 tomo arou of all people (expression showing surprise at a high standing person's misbehavior)
75 tomo~tomo unable to draw a conclusion; unable to judge
76 tomonaku uncertainty; lack of intent
77 towa indicates word or phrase being defined​ with emphasis/surprise
78 towaie although; nonetheless; be that as it may
79 tsu~tsu two contrasting actions
80 uto~uto/uga~uga whether/even if [A] or [B].

JLPT N1 Grammar List total: (87)

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