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.

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

JLPT N1 Grammar List total: (86)

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