JLPT N2 Particles List (Advanced Japanese)

JLPT N2 Particles List (Advanced Japanese)

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

#RomajiJapaneseGrammar MeaningLevel
1 bakari about, approximately~ N2
2 bakari ka not only.. but also; as well as~ N2
3 ka~nai ka no uchi ni just as; right after; as soon as~ N2
4 mono / mon because; indicates reason/ excuse/ dissatisfaction N2
5 mono ka / mon ka as if (something untrue were actually true); there's no way~ N2
6 monono but; although; even though~ N2
7 nite in, at, with, by (formal particle) N2
8 tewa / dewa whenever; if; when~; repetitive action N2
9 tewa~tewa repetitive situations/actions N2
10 toka (de) I heard that~ N2
11 tomo even if; no matter (who, what, when, where, why, how); though~ N2
12 tsutsu while; even though; despite~ N2
13 yara~yara such things as A and B; A and B and so on~ N2
14 yori from~ (a time, place, or person) N2

Total JLPT N2 Particles Lessons (14)

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