JLPT N1 Grammar List

learn Japanese JLPT N1 grammar list

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
121 ni shite at / on / under certain conditions (time, position, age, number of times)
122 ni sokushite according to; in keeping with; to be based on ~
123 ni taeru / ni taenai worth doing; can do; cannot bear doing ~
124 ni taranai / ni tarinai cannot; not worthy; not worth doing ~
125 ni taru / ni tariru can do; worthy; worth doing
126 ni terashite according to; in view of; in light of ~
127 ni todomarazu not limited to; not only… but also ~
128 ni wa muri ga aru difficult to do; is unreasonable / unrealistic / impossible
129 ni yorazu regardless of ~
130 ni~o kasanete success after continuous (effort, work, adjustments, etc.)
131 nimo hodo ga aru there is a limit to what is acceptable; to go too far
132 nimo mashite more than…; above ~
133 niwa ataranai it’s not worth; there’s no need to; does not correspond to ~
134 niwa oyobanai there is no need to; unnecessary; no match for ~
135 no itari utmost; extremely ~
136 no kiwami utmost; extremely ~
137 no nan notte extremely ~ (cannot be expressed in words)
138 no yara / mono yara / koto yara I wonder..; unsure; I don’t know ~
139 no yara~no yara or ~ (I don't know)
140 o fumaete to be based on; to take into account ~
141 o hete through; by way of; after; via ~
142 o hikaete to be soon; the time has come to; nearby; ahead of ~
143 o ii koto ni to take advantage of ~
144 o kaerimizu / mo kaerimizu despite; without considering; not worrying about; regardless of ~
145 o kagiri ni starting from; the last time (ending a continued action)
146 o kanete also for the purpose of ~
147 o kawakiri ni one after another; starting with ~
148 o ki ni as an opportunity/chance to ~
149 o kinji enai can’t help but; can’t refrain from ~
150 o mono tomo sezuni in defiance of; not losing to / afraid / worrying about ~
151 o motte / o mochimashite by means of; with; on / at / as of (time)​
152 o oite~nai only; can only be; there is no alternative, only ~
153 o oshite / o oshikitte to overcome (opposition); to push past ~
154 o sakai ni since ~ (indicates a large change before & after)
155 o yogi naku sareru to be forced to do something because one has no other choice
156 o yoso ni despite; without regards to ~
157 o zentei toshite with the intention to; on the condition / assumption ~
158 omoi o suru to think; to feel ~
159 ori ni when; at the time; on the occasion ~
160 oyoso about; roughly; generally; approximately; completely​ ~

JLPT N1 Grammar List total: (247)

Currently viewing page 4 of 7