JLPT N4 Grammar List

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This is a complete list of the Japanese grammar rules needed to study for and pass the N4 Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

Although there is no official JLPT N4 grammar list, most grammar points that have been featured on previous tests are included in this list.

Each lesson is arranged in English romaji alphabetical order. In total, there are over 100 grammar lessons that you need to know in order to pass the N4.

Click on the lesson link for detailed notes about grammar structure, how-to-use, conjugations, example sentences, interactive aids, and more.

jlpt n4 grammar list 文法
#Grammar LessonGrammar Meaning
81 te hoshii I want you to; need you to~
82 te iku to start; to continue; to go on
83 te ita was doing something (past continuous)
84 te itadakemasen ka could you please
85 te kureru to do a favor; do something for someone
86 te kuru to do… and come back; to become; to continue; to start
87 te miru try doing
88 te morau to get somebody to do something
89 te oku to do something in advance
90 te shimau to do something by accident, to finish completely
91 te sumimasen I’m sorry for
92 te yaru to do for; to do a favor (casual)
93 te yokatta I’m glad that..
94 teiru tokoro in the process of doing
95 temo even; even if; even though
96 to ittemo ii you could say; one might say
97 to mieru it seems that..
98 to omou to think…; I think…; you think…
99 toka~toka among other things; such as; like
100 tokoro just about to; on the verge of doing something
101 tsuzukeru continue to; keen on
102 ukemi passive form; passive voice
103 yasui easy to; likely to
104 yori than; rather than; more than
105 yotei da plan to, intend to
106 you da appears / seems / looks as if
107 you ni / you na like; as; similar to
108 you ni naru to reach the point that; to come to be that; to turn into
109 you ni suru to try to; to make sure that
110 you to omou I think I will… (I’m thinking of doing…)
111 zenzen~nai (not) at all
112 zurai difficult to do

JLPT N4 Grammar List total: (112)

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