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.

Click on the lesson link for detailed notes about grammar structure, how-to-use, conjugations, example sentences, interactive aids, and more.

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#Grammar LessonGrammar Meaning
161 tewa / dewa whenever; if; when~; repetitive action
162 tewa irarenai can’t afford to; unable to~
163 tewa naranai must not; cannot; should not~
164 tewa~tewa repetitive situations/actions
165 to douji ni at the same time as; while; simultaneously~
166 to itta like; such as~
167 to iu fuu ni in such a way that~
168 to iu koto wa that is to say; so that means; in other words~
169 to iu mono da something like; something called~
170 to iu mono dewa nai there is no guarantee that…; not necessarily~
171 to kangaerareru one can think that; it is conceivable that; considered~
172 toka (de) I heard that~
173 tokku ni long ago; already; a long time ago
174 tokoro datta was just about to do something; something almost happened
175 tokoro ni at the time; just as I was~
176 tokoro o miru to judging from; seeing that~
177 tomo even if; no matter (who, what, when, where, why, how); though~
178 toshitemo assuming; even if~
179 tsutsu while; even though; despite~
180 tsutsu aru to be doing; to be in the process of doing~
181 ue wa now that; since; as long as~
182 wa moto yori also; let alone; from the beginning
183 wa tomokaku anyhow; anyway; regardless; in any case; whether or not~
184 wazuka ni slightly; only; barely; narrowly~
185 yagate before long; soon; almost; eventually~
186 yara~yara such things as A and B; A and B and so on~
187 yohodo / yoppodo very; greatly; much; to a large extent
188 yori from~ (a time, place, or person)
189 yori hoka nai to have no choice but~
190 you dewa if~ (bad result)
191 you dewa nai ka let’s do (something); why don’t we~
192 you ka~mai ka whether or not; considering options
193 you suru ni in short; in a word; to sum up; to put it simply~
194 zaru o enai cannot help (doing); have no choice but to~
195 zu ni sumu get by without doing~

JLPT N2 Grammar List total: (195)

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