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
241 yare~yare pattern to give two representative examples (usually negative)
242 you ga / you to even if; no matter how/what ~
243 you ga~you ga / you to~you to no matter; whether; even if [A] or [B]
244 you ni yotte wa / you dewa depending on the way; depending on how; according to how ~
245 you nimo~nai even if I wanted to… I couldn’t ~
246 you to~mai to / you ga~mai ga whether or not; regardless
247 yue ni therefore; consequently​; because of; due to ~
248 zo / ze ending particle; adds force or indicates command
249 zu jimai ended up not doing ~
250 zu niwa okanai / nai dewa okanai will definitely/certainly do something; cannot not ~
251 zu niwa sumanai / nai dewa sumanai must; will definitely; can’t help but to ~
252 zu tomo even without doing; even without being​ ~
253 zukume completely; entirely; nothing but ~

JLPT N1 Grammar List total: (253)

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*NOTE* Officially, there are no kanji, vocabulary, or grammar lists for the JLPT. As a result, it is not possible to be certain which kanji, words, or grammar will or will not appear in a given test. Our study lists are based on prior test data and comparisons with other available lists of JLPT kanji, vocabulary, grammar, etc.