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

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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.