This is a complete JLPT N2 particle list of every upper-intermediate Japanese particle you must know.
Japanese particles, 助詞 (joshi), are suffixes or short words in Japanese grammar that immediately follow the modified noun, verb, adjective, or sentence.
Some are are similar to prepositions in English, though there is a wide variety of different uses and meanings.
Click on any of the links in the list for a full lesson with more detailed grammar information & examples of each particle.
JLPT N2 Particles Complete Study Guide
|1||bakari||ばかり||about, approximately ~||N2|
|2||bakari ka||ばかりか||not only... but also; as well as ~||N2|
|3||dokoro ka||どころか||far from; anything but; let alone; not to mention; much less ~||N2|
|4||ka~nai ka no uchi ni||か～ないかのうちに||just as; right after; as soon as ~||N2|
|5||mono / mon||もの / もん||because; indicates reason/ excuse/ dissatisfaction||N2|
|6||mono ka / mon ka||ものか / もんか||as if (something untrue were actually true); there's no way ~||N2|
|7||monono||ものの||but; although; even though ~||N2|
|8||nite||にて||in, at, with, by (formal particle)||N2|
|9||nomi||のみ||only; nothing but||N2|
|10||tewa / dewa||ては / では||whenever; if; when~; repetitive action||N2|
|12||toka (de)||とか（で）||I heard that ~||N2|
|13||tomo||とも||even if; no matter (who, what, when, where, why, how); though ~||N2|
|14||tsutsu||つつ||while; even though; despite ~||N2|
|15||yara~yara||やら～やら||such things as A and B; A and B and so on ~||N2|
|16||yori||より ||from~ (a time, place, or person)||N2|
Total JLPT N2 Particles Lessons (16)
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