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 nuki ni shite / nuki de without; leaving out; cutting out ~
122 nuku to do something from beginning to end; completely, extremely ~
123 o keiki ni as a good opportunity/chance to; as a result of; make the best of ~
124 o megutte concerning; in regard to ~
125 o moto ni based on; derived from; building on; beginning with ~
126 o nozoite except; with the exception of; excluding ~
127 o towazu regardless of; irrespective of; no matter
128 o~negau please do; could you please…; I ask of you to ~
129 omake ni to make matters worse; besides; what's more; in addition; on top of that​
130 osoraku perhaps; likely; probably; I dare say ~
131 osore ga aru it is feared that; to be in danger of; to be liable to ~
132 oyobi and; as well as ~
133 roku ni~nai not well; not enough; improperly; insufficiently; unsatisfactorily​ ~
134 saiwai na koto ni fortunately; luckily; thankfully ~
135 sei ka perhaps because ~
136 sekkaku especially; (thank you for) troubling to, going to great pains for ~
137 semete at least; at most ~
138 shidai as soon as, dependent upon
139 shidai de depending on; so ~
140 shidai ni gradually (progress into a state); in sequence; in order
141 shikamo moreover; furthermore; and yet; what’s more ~
142 sono ue besides; in addition; furthermore ~
143 sore na noni and yet; despite this; but even so ~
144 sore nara if that’s the case; if so ~
145 sore ni shitemo nevertheless; at any rate; even so; be that as it may ~
146 sou ieba come to think of it; now that you mention it ~
147 sou suru to having done that; if that is done; if it is done in that way
148 sue ni finally; after; following; at the end/ conclusion of ~
149 sukoshi mo~nai not one bit; not even a little ~
150 sukunaku tomo at least ~
151 tadachi ni at once; immediately; directly; in person; automatically ~
152 tamae do~; order somebody to do something
153 te bakari wa irarenai can’t keep doing ~
154 te demo even if I have to; by all means ~
155 te irai since; henceforth ~
156 te ite wa if one keeps doing ~
157 te koso now that; since (something happened)
158 te made even; will go far so as to ~
159 te naranai can't help but; dying to; extremely ~
160 te tamaranai can't help but; dying to; extremely ~

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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.