JLPT N3 Verbs Vocabulary List

This is a Japanese vocabulary list of Verb(s) you need to know in order to pass the JLPT N3.

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JLPT N3 vocabulary list
#VerbMeaning
1 akeru

あける

to dawn,to become daylight
2 anki

あんき

memorization; learning by heart
3 bunseki

ぶんせき

analysis
4 deau

であう

to meet (by chance); to come across; to run across; to encounter
5 dokusho

どくしょ

reading
6 doryoku

どりょく

effort; exertion; endeavor; hard work; striving
7 fusoku

ふそく

insufficiency; shortage; deficiency; lack; dearth
8 futatabi

ふたたび

again; once more; a second time
9 gaishutsu

がいしゅつ

going out; outing; leaving (one's home, office, etc.)
10 gakumon

がくもん

scholarship; study; learning
11 gakushuu

がくしゅう

study; learning; tutorial
12 hanbai

はんばい

sales; selling; marketing
13 hatsumei

はつめい

invention
14 hazusu

はずす

to remove; to undo; to drop; to miss
15 hitokoto

ひとこと

single word; a few words; brief comment
16 icchi

いっち

agreement; union; match​; coincidence
17 igai

いがい

unexpected; surprising
18 imani

いまに

before long; even now
19 imanimo

いまにも

at any moment; at any minute; on the verge of
20 isshu

いっしゅ

species; kind; variety
21 issou

いっそう

much more; still more; all the more; single layer; sooner; preferably​
22 ittai

いったい

(what) the heck; (why) in the world
23 kaigou

かいごう

meeting; assembly; gathering; association
24 kaishi

かいし

start; commencement; beginning; initiation​
25 kinen

きねん

commemoration; celebration; honoring the memory of something
26 kiniiru

きにいる

to like; to take a liking to
27 kinyuu

きにゅう

entry; filling in; filling out
28 kioku

きおく

memory; recollection; remembrance
29 kitai

きたい

expectation; anticipation; hope
30 kongo

こんご

from now on; hereafter
31 konkai

こんかい

now; this time; lately
32 korobu

ころぶ

to fall down; to fall over
33 kunren

くんれん

training; drill; practice; discipline
34 kyouryoku

きょうりょく

cooperation; collaboration
35 kyuuni

きゅうに

swiftly; rapidly; quickly; immediately; hastily
36 kyuushuu

きゅうしゅう

absorption; suction; attraction
37 manabu

まなぶ

to study (in depth); to learn; to take lessons in
38 manichi

まんいち

emergency; unlikely event​; by some chance; by some possibility
39 manzoku

まんぞく

satisfaction; contentment;​ sufficient; enough
40 mikata

みかた

friend; ally; supporter; taking sides with; supporting
41 mokuyou

もくよう

Thursday
42 nakaba

なかば

middle; half; semi; halfway; partly
43 nyuujou

にゅうじょう

entrance; admission; entering
44 osameru

おさめる

to supply; to dedicate; to make an offering; to pay
45 renzoku

れんぞく

continuation; succession; series
46 rieki

りえき

profit; gains; benefit
47 ryuugaku

りゅうがく

studying abroad
48 sayuu

さゆう

left and right
49 seichou

せいちょう

growth; development; growing up; becoming an adult
50 shigeki

しげき

stimulus; impetus; incentive; encouragement; motivation; provocation; excitement; thrill
51 shingaku

しんがく

entering a higher-level school (often university)
52 shiyou

しよう

use; application; employment; utilization.
53 shougo

しょうご

midday
54 shoumei

しょうめい

proof; verification; certification
55 shoushou

しょうしょう

just a minute; small quantity
56 shoutai

しょうたい

invitation
57 shuuchuu

しゅうちゅう

concentration; focusing; centralization; integration
58 shuukaku

しゅうかく

harvest; crop; fruits (of one's labors)
59 sukoshimo

すこしも

anything of; not one bit (with negative sentence)
60 taihan

たいはん

majority; more than half; most; largely; mainly
61 tashou

たしょう

more or less; somewhat; a little; a few; some
62 tetsuya

てつや

staying up all night
63 toreru

とれる

to come off; to be removed; to be obtainable
64 toriageru

とりあげる

to pick up
65 tsuugaku

つうがく

commuting to school; school commute
66 uketoru

うけとる

to receive; to understand
67 unten

うんてん

operation; driving
68 ureru

うれる

to sell (well)
69 wakeru

わける

to divide; to split; to part; to separate
70 waruguchi

わるぐち

slander; bad-mouthing; abuse; insult; speaking ill (of)
71 yonaka

よなか

middle of the night; dead of night
72 yuiitsu

ゆいいつ

only; sole; unique
73 yunyuu

ゆにゅう

import; importation; introduction
74 yushutsu

ゆしゅつ

export; exportation​
75 yuube

ゆうべ

evening / last night; yesterday evening
76 zuibun

ずいぶん

very; extremely; surprisingly; considerably; awfully

JLPT N3 vocab List total: (76)

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*NOTE* This is not yet a complete list of all JLPT vocabulary lessons, and new lessons are being added every week.