JLPT N4 Adjectives Vocabulary List

This is a Japanese vocabulary list of Adjective(s) you need to know in order to pass the JLPT N4.

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JLPT N4 vocabulary list
#AdjectiveMeaning
1 aisatsu

あいさつ

to greet
2 anshin

あんしん

peace of mind
3 anzen

あんぜん

safety; security​
4 bunpou

ぶんぽう

grammar
5 daiji

だいじ

important; serious; crucial
6 dekiru dake

as much as possible
7 fuben

ふべん

inconvenience
8 fukuzatsu

ふくざつ

complexity; complication
9 futsuu

ふつう

usually
10 hantai

はんたい

opposition
11 hazukashii

はずかしい

embarrassed
12 hen

へん

strange; peculiar; weird
13 hisashiburi

ひさしぶり

after a long time
14 houritsu

ほうりつ

law
15 housou

ほうそう

to broadcast
16 inaka

いなか

countryside
17 ippai

full
18 isshoukenmei

いっしょうけんめい

very hard; with utmost effort
19 jiyuu

じゆう

freedom
20 juubun

じゅうぶん

enough; sufficient; plenty; adequate; satisfactory
21 kaigan

かいがん

coast
22 kanashii

かなしい

sad
23 kankei

かんけい

relationship
24 kantan

かんたん

simple
25 katai

かたい

hard
26 keshiki

けしき

scenery
27 kibishii

きびしい

strict
28 kiken

きけん

danger
29 kinjo

きんじょ

neighbourhood
30 kokusai

こくさい

international
31 komakai

こまかい

small, fine
32 kowai

こわい

frightening
33 kyuu

きゅう

sudden; abrupt; unexpected
34 majime

まじめ

serious
35 mezurashii

めずらしい

unusual; rare
36 mukashi

むかし

olden days, former
37 muri

むり

impossible
38 nama

なま

raw
39 nesshin

ねっしん

enthusiasm
40 nigai

にがい

bitter
41 okashii

おかしい

strange or funny
42 rusu

るす

absence
43 sabishii

さびしい

lonely
44 saigo

さいご

end; last
45 saikin

さいきん

recently
46 saisho

さいしょ

beginning; first
47 shinsetsu

しんせつ

kindness
48 shippai

しっぱい

failure
49 shoukai

しょうかい

introduction
50 shousetsu

しょうせつ

novel
51 subarashii

すばらしい

wonderful
52 sugoi

すごい

terrific
53 suiei

すいえい

swimming
54 tadashii

ただしい

right; correct
55 teinei

ていねい

polite
56 tekitou

てきとう

suitable
57 tokubetsu

とくべつ

special; particular; extraordinary; exceptional
58 tooku

とおく

distant
59 ureshii

うれしい

happy
60 utsukushii

うつくしい

beautiful
61 yasashii

やさしい

kind
62 yawarakai

やわらかい

soft
63 zannen

ざんねん

regrettable; unfortunate

JLPT N4 vocab List total: (63)

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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.