JLPT N3 Grammar List

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

The JLPT N3 Grammar List lessons are arranged in English romaji alphabetical order.

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

jlpt n3 grammar list 文法
#Grammar LessonGrammar Meaning
121 uchi ni while; before; doing
122 wa mochiron not to mention; not only; but also
123 wake da for that reason; no wonder; as you’d expect
124 wake dewa nai it doesn’t mean that; it is not the case that; I don’t mean that; it is not true that
125 wake ga nai there is no way that…; it is impossible to…
126 wake niwa ikanai must not; cannot afford to; must, have no choice but to
127 wari ni in comparison (expresses an unexpected feeling)
128 yorimo in comparison to; rather than
129 you na ki ga suru have a feeling that; think that
130 you ni in order to, so that
131 you ni mieru to look; to seem; to appear
132 you to shinai not try to; not make an effort to
133 you to suru try to; be about to
134 zu ni wa irarenai can’t help but feel; can’t help but do; must do
135 zuni without doing

JLPT N3 Grammar List total: (135)

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