JLPT N2 Grammar List

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This is the list of the Japanese grammar rules needed to study for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N2.

The JLPT N2 Grammar List lessons are arranged in English romaji alphabetical order.

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Grammar Lesson Grammar Meaning
bakari da continue to
bakari ni simply because, on account of (=>negative result)
dou yara it seems like; it appears that
gachi tend to; tendency to
ge seeming; giving the appearance of
gimi -like; -looking; -looked; tending to
koto dakara because; since
madashimo would be better / acceptable
mono because; explanation/justification
monodakara so; therefore (explaining something unavoidable)
mononara If [x..] is possible, then [y..]
monono but; although
ni kagiru is best; nothing is better than~
ni seyo/ ni shiro even if; regardless; whether... or
nuki ni shite/nuki de without; leaving out
ppoi -like
sai ni At the time of; in the case of.
te bakari wa irarenai can’t keep doing something
te demo even if I have to..; by all means
te shou ga nai/te shikata ga nai can't help but~; very; extremely
te tamaranai can't help but do; dying to do; extremely
to iu mono da something like~; something called~
toka I heard that
tomo even if; no matter
wa moto yori also; let alone; from the beginning
wa tomokaku anyhow; in any case; whether or not; generally speaking
yara~yara such as; and so on..
yori from

JLPT N2 Grammar List total: (28)

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