JLPT N4 Adjectives 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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#AdjectiveMeaning
1 anshin

あんしん

peace of mind
2 anzen

あんぜん

safety; security​
3 asai

あさい

shallow
4 daiji

だいじ

important; serious; crucial
5 fuben

ふべん

inconvenience
6 fukai

ふかい

deep
7 fukuzatsu

ふくざつ

complexity; complication
8 hantai

はんたい

opposition
9 hazukashii

はずかしい

embarrassed
10 hen

へん

strange; peculiar; weird
11 hidoi

ひどい

terrible; awful​
12 hisashiburi

ひさしぶり

after a long time
13 ippai

full
14 isshoukenmei

いっしょうけんめい

very hard; with utmost effort
15 jiyuu

じゆう

freedom
16 juubun

じゅうぶん

enough; sufficient; plenty; adequate; satisfactory
17 kanashii

かなしい

sad
18 kantan

かんたん

simple; easy
19 katai

かたい

hard
20 kibishii

きびしい

strict
21 kiken

きけん

danger
22 komakai

こまかい

small, fine
23 kowai

こわい

frightening
24 kyuu

きゅう

sudden; abrupt; unexpected
25 mezurashii

めずらしい

unusual; rare
26 muri

むり

impossible
27 nemui

ねむい

sleepy
28 nigai

にがい

bitter
29 okashii

おかしい

strange or funny
30 sabishii

さびしい

lonely
31 sakan

さかん

popularity; prosperous
32 shinsetsu

しんせつ

kindness
33 subarashii

すばらしい

wonderful
34 sugoi

すごい

terrific
35 tadashii

ただしい

right; correct
36 taitei

usually
37 tanoshimi

たのしみ

looking forward to​
38 teinei

ていねい

polite
39 tekitou

てきとう

suitable
40 tokubetsu

とくべつ

special; particular; extraordinary; exceptional
41 ureshii

うれしい

happy
42 utsukushii

うつくしい

beautiful
43 yasashii

やさしい

kind
44 yawarakai

やわらかい

soft
45 zannen

ざんねん

regrettable; unfortunate

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