JLPT N3 Kanji List

This is the JLPT N3 kanji list, which includes 370 characters specific to the N3 level.

complete JLPT N3 Kanji List

You must know about 650 kanji in total in order to pass the JLPT N3, including kanji from N4 & N5, so make sure to review those lists as well.

Click on any of the kanji below to go to the lesson for that kanji. There you can get more detailed information, including common vocabulary words and example sentences using that kanji.

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#KanjiOnyomiKunyomiKanji Meaning
201 chi

ne, atai

ね、 あたい

price, cost, value
202 totsu, ka

トツ、カ

tsu(ku)

つ(く)

stab, protruding, thrust
203 kou

コウ

hika(ru), hikari

ひか(る)、ひかり

ray, light
204 ro, ru

ロ、ル

michi

みち

path, route, road
205 ka

department, course, section
206 seki

セキ

tsu(mu)

つ(む)

volume, contents, pile up, stack
207 ta

hoka

ほか

other, another
208 sho

ショ

dispose, manage, deal with
209 tai, ta

タイ、タ

futo(i)

ふと(い)

plump, thick, big around
210 kyaku, kaku

キャク、カク

guest, visitor, customer
211 hi

ina, iya

いな、いや

negate, no, decline
212 shi

ikusa

いくさ

expert, teacher, master
213 tou, to

トウ、ト

nobo(ru), a(garu)

のぼ(る)、あ(がる)

ascend, climb up
214 eki, i

エキ、 イ

yasa(shii), yasu(i)

やさ(しい)、 やす(い)

easy, ready to, simple
215 soku

ソク

haya(i)

はや(い)

quick, fast
216 son, zon

ソン、ゾン

exist, be aware of
217 hi

to(bu)

と(ぶ)

fly
218 satsu, sai

サツ、サイ

koro(su)

ころ(す)

kill, murder
219 gou

ゴウ

number, item
220 tan

タン

hitoe

ひとえ

simple, single
221 za

suwa(ru)

すわ(る)

squat, seat, sit
222 ha

yabu(ru)

やぶ(る)

rip, tear, break
223 jo, ji

ジョ、ジ

nozo(ku)

のぞ(く)

exclude, remove
224 kan

カン

perfect, completion
225 kou, go

コウ、 ゴ

o(riru), fu(ru)

お(りる)、 ふ(る)

descend, precipitate, fall, surrender
226 seki

セキ

se(meru)

せ(める)

blame, condemn
227 ho

to(raeru), tsuka(maeru)

と(らえる)、つか(まえる)

catch, capture
228 ki

abu(nai), aya(ui)

あぶ(ない)、あや(うい)

dangerous, fear, uneasy
229 kyuu

キュウ

tama(u), tamo(u)

たま(う)、たも(う)

salary, wage, gift
230 ku

kuru(shii), niga(i)

くる(しい)、にが(い)

suffering, bitter
231 gei

ゲイ

muka(eru)

むか(える)

welcome, meet, greet
232 en

エン

sono

その

park, garden, yard
233 gu

sona(eru), tsubasa(ni)

そな(える)、つぶさ(に)

tool, utensil
234 ji

ya(meru)

や(める)

resign, word, term
235 in

イン

yo(ru), china(mu)

よ(る)、ちな(む)

cause, factor, depend on
236 ba

uma

うま

horse
237 ai

アイ

ito(shii), mana

いと(しい)、まな

love, affection
238 fu, fuu

フ、フウ

to(mu), tomi

と(む)、 とみ

wealth, enrich, abundant
239 hi

kare, kano

かれ、 かの

he, him
240 mi, bi

ミ、ビ

ima(da), ma(da)

いま(だ)、ま(だ)

un-, not yet
241 bu

ma(u), mai

ま(う)、まい

dance, circle
242 bou, mou

ボウ、モウ

na(kunaru)

な(くなる)

deceased, dying
243 rei

レイ

tsume(tai), hi(eru), sa(meru)

つめ(たい)、ひ(える)、さ(める)

cool, cold, chill
244 teki

テキ

kana(u)

かな(う)

suitable, occasional, rare
245 fu

yome

よめ

lady, woman, wife
246 ki

yo(ru)

よ(る)

draw near, gather
247

ko(mu)

こ(む)

crowded, mixture
248 gan

ガン

kao

かお

face, expression
249 rui

ルイ

tagu(i)

たぐ(い)

sort, kind, variety, class, genus
250 yo

ama(ru)

あま(る)

too much, surplus
251 ou

オウ

king, rule
252 hen

ヘン

kae(su)

かえ(す)

return, answer
253 sai

サイ

tsuma

つま

wife, spouse
254 hai

ハイ

se, sei

せ、せい

stature, height, back
255 netsu

ネツ

atsu(i)

あつ(い)

heat, fever, passion
256 shuku

シュク

yado

やど

inn, lodging
257 yaku

ヤク

kusuri

くすり

medicine, chemical
258 ken

ケン

kewa(shii)

けわ(しい)

precipitous, inaccessible place
259 rai

ライ

tano(mu), tayo(ru)

たの(む)、 たよ(る)

trust, request
260 kaku

カク

obo(eru), sa(masu)

おぼ(える)、 さ(ます)

memorize, learn, remember, awake
261 sen

セン

fune, funa

ふね、ふな

ship, boat
262 to

michi

みち

route, way, road
263 kyo

キョ

yuru(su)

ゆる(す)

permit, approve
264 batsu

バツ

nu(ku)

ぬ(く)

slip out, extract, pull out, remove
265 ben, bin

ベン、 ビン

tayo(ri)

たよ(り)

convenience, facility
266 ryuu, ru

リュウ、 ル

to(maru), todo(meru)

と(まる)、 とど(める)

detain, fasten, halt, stop
267 zai

ザイ

tsumi

つみ

guilt, sin, crime
268 do

tsuto(meru)

つと(める)

toil, diligent, as much as possible
269 sei, shou

セイ、ショウ

shira(geru)

しら(げる)

refined, ghost, fairy, energy
270 san

サン

chi(ru), bara(keru)

ち(る)、ばら(ける)

scatter, disperse
271 sei, jou

セイ、ジョウ

shizu(ka)

しず(か)

quiet
272 kon

コン

marriage
273 ki

yoroko(bu)

よろこ(ぶ)

rejoice, take pleasure in
274 fu

u(kabu)

う(かぶ)

float, rise to surface
275 zetsu

ゼツ

ta(eru)

た(える)

discontinue, unparalleled
276 kou

コウ

saiwa(i), sara, shiawa(se)

さいわ(い)、さち、 しあわ(せ)

happiness, blessing, fortune
277 ou

オウ

o(su)

お(す)

push
278 tou

トウ

tao(reru)

たお(れる)

overthrow, fall, collapse
279 tou

トウ

hito(shii), nado

ひと(しい)、など

etc., and so forth
280 rou

ロウ

o(iru), fu(keru)

お(いる)、ふ(ける)

old
281 kyoku

キョク

ma(garu)

ま(がる)

bend, music, melody
282

hara(u)

はら(う)

pay
283 tei

テイ

niwa

にわ

courtyard, garden, yard
284 to

on foot, junior
285 kin, gon

キン、ゴン

tsuto(meru)

つと(める)

diligence, employed, serve
286 chi

oku(reru), oso(i)

おく(れる)、 おそ(い)

slow, late, back, later
287 kyo, ko

キョ、コ

i(ru), o(ru)

い(る)、お(る)

reside, to be, exist
288 zatsu, zou

ザツ、ゾウ

maji(ru)

まじ(る)

miscellaneous
289 shou

ショウ

mane(ku)

まね(く)

invite, summon, engage
290 kon

コン

koma(ru)

こま(る)

quandary, become distressed
291 ketsu, ken

ケツ、ケン

ka(keru)

か(ける)

lack, gap
292 kou

コウ

sara(ni), fu(keru)

さら(に)、ふ(ける)

renew, renovate, again
293 koku

コク

kiza(mu)

きざ(む)

engrave, cut fine, chop
294 san

サン

approve, praise
295 hou

ホウ

da(ku), ida(ku), kaka(eru)

だ(く)、いだ(く)、かか(える)

embrace, hug
296 han

ハン

oka(su)

おか(す)

crime, sin, offense
297 kyou

キョウ

oso(reru), kowa(i)

おそ(れる)、こわ(い)

fear, dread
298 musu, soku

ムス、ソク

iki

いき

breath, son, interest (on money)
299 en, on

エン

too(i)

とお(い)

distant, far
300 rei

レイ

modo(ru)

もど(る)

re-, return, revert

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*NOTE* There is no official complete JLPT Kanji List

These lessons are created to the best of my ability based on prior test data, but there is no official JLPT kanji list.