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
121 nuku to do something from beginning to end; completely, extremely~
122 o keiki ni as a good opportunity/chance to; as a result of; make the best of~
123 o megutte concerning; in regard to~
124 o moto ni based on; derived from; building on; beginning with~
125 o nozoite except; with the exception of; excluding~
126 o towazu regardless of; irrespective of; no matter
127 o~negau please do; could you please…; I ask of you to~
128 omake ni to make matters worse; besides; what's more; in addition; on top of that​
129 osoraku perhaps; likely; probably; I dare say~
130 osore ga aru it is feared that; to be in danger of; to be liable to~
131 oyobi and; as well as~
132 roku ni~nai not well; not enough; improperly; insufficiently; unsatisfactorily​~
133 saiwai na koto ni fortunately; luckily; thankfully~
134 sei ka perhaps because~
135 sekkaku especially; (thank you for) troubling to, going to great pains for~
136 semete at least; at most~
137 shidai as soon as, dependent upon
138 shidai de depending on; so~
139 shidai ni gradually (progress into a state); in sequence; in order
140 shikamo moreover; furthermore; and yet; what’s more~
141 sono ue besides; in addition; furthermore~
142 sore na noni and yet; despite this; but even so~
143 sore nara if that’s the case; if so~
144 sore ni shitemo nevertheless; at any rate; even so; be that as it may~
145 sou ieba come to think of it…; now that you mention it…
146 sou suru to having done that; if that is done; if it is done in that way
147 sue ni finally; after; following; at the end/ conclusion of~
148 sukoshi mo~nai not one bit; not even a little~
149 sukunaku tomo at least~
150 tadachi ni at once; immediately; directly; in person; automatically~
151 tamae do~; order somebody to do something
152 te bakari wa irarenai can’t keep doing~
153 te demo even if I have to; by all means~
154 te irai since; henceforth~
155 te ite wa if one keeps doing~
156 te koso now that; since (something happened)
157 te made even; will go far so as to~
158 te naranai can't help but; dying to; extremely~
159 te tamaranai can't help but; dying to; extremely~
160 te touzen da natural; as a matter of course

JLPT N2 Grammar List total: (195)

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