JLPT N3 Grammar List

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This is a complete list of the Japanese grammar rules needed to study for and pass the N3 Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

Although there is no official JLPT N3 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 182 grammar lessons that you need to know in order to pass the N3.

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
81 ni shitagatte as; therefore; in accordance with; according to; consequently ~
82 ni shite mo even if; even though; regardless of ~
83 ni shite wa for; considering it’s (something or someone)
84 ni taishite towards; against; regarding; in contrast with​ ~
85 ni totte to; for; concerning; as far as ... is concerned; regarding ~
86 ni tsuite concerning; regarding; about; on ~
87 ni tsurete as; in proportion to; with; as… then ~
88 ni wa for the purpose of; in order to ~
89 ni yoru to/ni yoreba according to ~
90 ni yotte / ni yoru by means of; due to; owing to; because of ~
91 no deshou ka ask a question in a polite way
92 o chuushin ni focused on; centered on
93 o hajime for example; starting with ~
94 o komete filled with; full of
95 o tsuujite / o tooshite through; via; throughout; by ~
96 okage de thanks to; owing to; because of ~
97 ppanashi leaving (something) on; leaving (something) still in use​
98 ppoi seems like; somewhat; -ish; easily does; often does ~
99 sae even; so much as; not even
100 sae~ba if only; as long as ~
101 sai ni when; at the time of; in the case of ~
102 saichuu ni while; during; in the middle of ~
103 sara ni furthermore; again; more and more ~
104 sate conjunction: well; now; then ~
105 sei de because of; due to; as a result of ~
106 seizei at the most; at best; to the utmost
107 shibaraku for a moment; for a while; for the time being
108 shikanai have no choice but ~
109 sono tame ni hence; for that reason; because of ~
110 soretomo or; or else ~
111 sou mo nai /sou ni nai very unlikely to; showing no signs of ~
112 sude ni something has already been done/taken place; is already the case
113 sunawachi in other words; namely ~
114 suuryou + wa at least ~
115 ta mono da used to do; would often do
116 ta totan as soon as; just as ~
117 tabi ni whenever; every time ~
118 tame ni for; in order to; for the benefit of; because of; as a result of ~
119 tashika ni surely, certainly ~
120 tate just done; freshly done; newly done

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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.