JLPT N2 Grammar List

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Although there is no official JLPT N2 grammar list, most grammar points that have been featured on previous tests are included in this list.

Each lesson is arranged in English romaji alphabetical order. In total, there are over 195 grammar lessons that you need to know in order to pass the N2.

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#Grammar LessonGrammar Meaning
81 naku wa nai / naku mo nai it’s not that; I may (double negative)
82 nakute sumu get by without doing ~
83 nani mo~nai nothing; (not) ~ at all; there’s no need to ~
84 nao still; yet​; furthermore; in addition ~
85 neba naranai have to do; must; should ~
86 ni atatte at the time; on the occasion of ~
87 ni hoka naranai nothing but; none other than ~
88 ni kagirazu not just; not only... but also ~
89 ni kagiru is best; nothing is better than ~
90 ni kagitte only; in particular ~
91 ni kakawarazu in spite of; regardless of ~
92 ni kakawaru to relate to; to have to do with; relating to ~
93 ni kimatte iru certainly; I’m sure/certain that; it must be the case that ~
94 ni koshita koto wa nai it’s best that, there’s nothing better than ~
95 ni kotaete in response to ~
96 ni kuwaete in addition ~
97 ni motozuite based on; on the basis of ~
98 ni mukatte to face; to go towards; to head to ~
99 ni oujite depending on; in accordance with ~
100 ni saishite on the occasion of; at the time of ~
101 ni sakidachi before; prior to ~
102 ni seyo/ ni shiro even if; regardless; whether... or ~
103 ni shiro~ni shiro whether… or ~
104 ni shitara / ni sureba from one’s perspective; from the point of view of ~
105 ni shitemo~ni shitemo regardless of whether ~
106 ni sotte along with; in accordance with ~
107 ni soui nai without a doubt; certain; sure
108 ni suginai no more than; just; merely; only ~
109 ni tomonatte as; due to; with; along with; following; accordingly ~
110 ni tsuke every time; whenever; as; whether; in (either case)​
111 ni tsuki due to; because of; per; each
112 ni watatte throughout; over a period of ~
113 nimo kakawarazu despite; in spite of; nevertheless; although ~
114 nite in, at, with, by (formal particle)
115 no mo motto mo da no wonder; …is only natural
116 no moto de under; with ~
117 no ue de wa according to; from the viewpoint of ~
118 nomi only; nothing but​
119 nominarazu not only; besides; as well as ~
120 nu negative verb conjugation; traditional version of ない

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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.