JLPT N4 Verbs Vocabulary List

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

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JLPT N4 vocabulary list

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#VerbMeaning
1 agaru

あがる

to rise
2 aisatsu

あいさつ

to greet
3 annai

あんない

to guide
4 anshin

あんしん

peace of mind
5 arubaito

part-time job
6 atsumaru

あつまる

to gather; to collect; to assemble
7 atsumeru

あつめる

to collect; to assemble; to gather
8 ayamaru

あやまる

to apologize
9 boueki

ぼうえき

trade
10 chekku

to check
11 chuui

ちゅうい

caution
12 chuusha

ちゅうしゃ

injection
13 danbou

だんぼう

heating
14 enryo

えんりょ

reserve; refraining
15 erabu

えらぶ

to choose
16 fakkusu

fax
17 fueru

ふえる

to increase
18 fukushuu

ふくしゅう

review (of learned material); revision
19 fumu

ふむ

to step on
20 furidasu

ふりだす

to start to rain
21 futoru

ふとる

to become fat
22 genin

げんいん

cause
23 geshuku

げしゅく

lodging
24 gochisou

a feast
25 goran ni naru

ごらんになる

(respectful) to see
26 haiken

はいけん

seeing; looking at​
27 hakobu

はこぶ

to carry
28 hanami

はなみ

cherry blossom viewing; flower viewing
29 hantai

はんたい

opposition
30 harau

はらう

to pay
31 hatsuon

はつおん

pronunciation
32 henji

へんじ

reply; answer; response
33 hieru

ひえる

to grow cold
34 hikaru

ひかる

to shine
35 hikidasu

ひきだす

to withdraw
36 hikkosu

ひっこす

to move house
37 hiraku

ひらく

to open; to undo; to unseal; to unpack
38 hirou

ひろう

to pick up
39 homeru

ほめる

to praise
40 honyaku

ほんやく

translation
41 housou

ほうそう

to broadcast
42 ijimeru

to tease
43 iken

いけん

opinion; view; comment
44 ikiru

いきる

to live
45 inoru

いのる

to pray
46 isogu

いそぐ

to hurry; to rush; to hasten; to make something happen sooner
47 itadaku

いただく

(humble) to receive
48 itasu

いたす

(humble) to do
49 junbi

じゅんび

to prepare
50 kaeru

かえる

to change; to transform
51 kaigi

かいぎ

meeting; conference; session; assembly
52 kaiwa

かいわ

conversation
53 kamau

かまう

to mind
54 kamu

かむ

to bite,to chew
55 kangaeru

かんがえる

to think
56 kankei

かんけい

relationship
57 katadzukeru

かたづける

to tidy up
58 katsu

かつ

to win
59 kawaku

かわく

to get dry
60 kawaru

かわる

to change
61 kayou

かよう

to commute
62 kazaru

かざる

to decorate
63 kega

けが

to injure
64 keikaku

けいかく

to plan
65 keiken

けいけん

to experience
66 kenbutsu

けんぶつ

sightseeing; visit
67 kenka

けんか

to quarrel
68 kenkyuu

けんきゅう

research
69 kikoeru

きこえる

to be heard; to be audible; to be said
70 kimaru

きまる

to be decided
71 kimeru

きめる

to decide
72 komu

こむ

to be crowded
73 koshou

こしょう

to break-down
74 kougi

こうぎ

lecture
75 kowareru

こわれる

to be broken
76 kowasu

こわす

to break
77 kudasaru

くださる

(respectful) to give
78 kuraberu

くらべる

to compare
79 kureru

くれる

to get dark
80 kyouiku

きょういく

education
81 kyousou

きょうそう

competition
82 kyuukou

きゅうこう

hurrying (to somewhere); rushing; hastening
83 machigaeru

まちがえる

to make a mistake (in)
84 mairu

まいる

(humble) to go; to come
85 makeru

まける

to lose
86 maniau

まにあう

to be in time (for)
87 mawaru

まわる

to go around
88 meshiagaru

めしあがる

to eat; to drink​
89 mieru

みえる

to be seen; to be in sight; to look; to seem
90 mitsukaru

みつかる

to be found; to be discovered
91 mitsukeru

みつける

to discover; to find; to come across; to detect; to spot
92 modoru

もどる

to turn back
93 moushiageru

もうしあげる

to say; to offer
94 mousu

もうす

to be called; to say
95 mukaeru

むかえる

to go out to meet
96 mukau

むかう

to head towards
97 muri

むり

impossible
98 nageru

なげる

to throw or cast away
99 naku

なく

to weep
100 naku naru

なくなる

to disappear; to get lost

JLPT N4 vocab List total: (212)

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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.