JLPT N4 Adverbs List (Beginner Japanese)

JLPT N4 Adverbs List (Beginner Japanese)

This is a complete list of beginner Japanese adverbs that you must know in order to pass the JLPT N4.

Adverbs are words that modify other words (verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, and even full sentences).

In Japanese, adjectives can be turned into adverbs by adding に (ni) at the end. This is similar to the English ‘ly’, as in quickly.

JLPT N4 Adverbs Complete Study Guide

#RomajiJapaneseGrammar MeaningLevel
1 aida ni while/during~ something happened N4
2 amari~nai not very, not much~ N4
3 ato de after~; later N4
4 bikkuri to be surprised N4
5 daibu considerably; greatly; a lot​ N4
6 dekiru dake as much as possible N4
7 dondon rapidly; more and more N4
8 futsuu usually N4
9 hakkiri clearly N4
10 hijou ni extremely N4
11 ippai full N4
12 juubun enough; sufficient; plenty; adequate; satisfactory N4
13 ka dou ka whether or not~ N4
14 kanarazu always; certainly N4
15 kitto surely; undoubtedly; almost certainly; most likely N4
16 ku suru to make something ~ N4
17 kyuu ni quickly; immediately; hastily; suddenly; abruptly; unexpectedly~ N4
18 made ni by; by the time; indicates time limit N4
19 mitai ni like; similar to~ N4
20 moshi if; in case; supposing N4
21 mousugu soon N4
22 nakanaka~nai not easy to; struggling to; not able to~ N4
23 no naka de in; among~ N4
24 sasuga as one would expect; as is to be expected; even~ N4
25 shikkari firmly; steadily N4
26 sonna ni so much; so; like that N4
27 sore hodo to that extent N4
28 sorosoro gradually; soon N4
29 sou da [2] looks like; appears like; seeming~ N4
30 sukkari completely N4
31 tamani occasionally N4
32 tokuni particularly; especially; in particular; expressly N4
33 tsugou convenience N4
34 yatto at last; finally; barely; narrowly~ N4
35 yori than; rather than; more than~ N4
36 zehi by all means; certainly; definitely~ N4
37 zenzen not entirely (used in a negative sentence) N4
38 zenzen~nai (not) at all N4

Total JLPT N4 Adverbs Lessons (38)

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