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
161 ue de upon; after; when; for; in order to
162 ue ni as well; besides; in addition to; not only… but also~
163 wa betsu toshite aside from; apart from; except for; whether or not~
164 wa mochiron not to mention; not only; but also~
165 wa~de yuumei famous for~
166 wake da for that reason; no wonder; as you’d expect; the fact is; so you mean~
167 wake dewa nai it doesn’t mean that; it is not the case that; I don’t mean that; it is not true that~
168 wake ga nai there is no way that~; it is impossible to~
169 wake niwa ikanai must not; cannot afford to; must, have no choice but to~
170 wari ni considering; comparatively; relatively; unexpectedly; unusually~
171 wazato on purpose; intentionally~
172 wazawaza to go to the trouble of; to go out of one's way to~
173 yorimo in comparison to; rather than~; more than~
174 you ga nai there is no way to; it’s impossible to~
175 you na ki ga suru have a feeling that; feels like; seems like; think that~
176 you ni in order to, so that~
177 you ni mieru to look; to seem; to appear~
178 you to shinai not try to; not make an effort to~
179 you to suru try to; attempt to; be about to~
180 zuni without doing~
181 zuni wa irarenai can’t help but feel; can’t help but do; must do~
182 zutsu apiece; each; at a time

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