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
#VerbMeaning
1 aisatsu

あいさつ

to greet
2 annai

あんない

to guide
3 anshin

あんしん

peace of mind
4 arubaito

part-time job
5 atsumaru

あつまる

to gather; to collect; to assemble
6 atsumeru

あつめる

to collect; to assemble; to gather
7 ayamaru

あやまる

to apologize
8 boueki

ぼうえき

trade
9 chekku

to check
10 chuui

ちゅうい

caution
11 chuusha

ちゅうしゃ

injection
12 danbou

だんぼう

heating
13 erabu

えらぶ

to choose
14 fakkusu

fax
15 fueru

ふえる

to increase
16 fukushuu

ふくしゅう

review (of learned material); revision
17 furidasu

ふりだす

to start to rain
18 futoru

ふとる

to become fat
19 genin

げんいん

cause
20 geshuku

げしゅく

lodging
21 gochisou

a feast
22 hakobu

はこぶ

to carry
23 hanami

はなみ

cherry blossom viewing; flower viewing
24 hantai

はんたい

opposition
25 harau

はらう

to pay
26 hatsuon

はつおん

pronunciation
27 henji

へんじ

reply; answer; response
28 hieru

ひえる

to grow cold
29 hikidasu

ひきだす

to withdraw
30 hikkosu

ひっこす

to move house
31 hiraku

ひらく

to open; to undo; to unseal; to unpack
32 hirou

ひろう

to pick up
33 homeru

ほめる

to praise
34 honyaku

ほんやく

translation
35 housou

ほうそう

to broadcast
36 ijimeru

to tease
37 iken

いけん

opinion; view; comment
38 inoru

いのる

to pray
39 isogu

いそぐ

to hurry; to rush; to hasten; to make something happen sooner
40 itasu

いたす

(humble) to do
41 junbi

じゅんび

to prepare
42 kaeru

かえる

to change; to transform
43 kaigi

かいぎ

meeting; conference; session; assembly
44 kaiwa

かいわ

conversation
45 kamu

かむ

to bite,to chew
46 kangaeru

かんがえる

to think
47 kankei

かんけい

relationship
48 katadzukeru

かたづける

to tidy up
49 katsu

かつ

to win
50 kawaku

かわく

to get dry
51 kawaru

かわる

to change
52 kazaru

かざる

to decorate
53 kega

けが

to injure
54 keikaku

けいかく

to plan
55 keiken

けいけん

to experience
56 keizai

けいざい

finance, economy
57 kenbutsu

けんぶつ

sightseeing; visit
58 kenka

けんか

to quarrel
59 kenkyuu

けんきゅう

research
60 kikoeru

きこえる

to be heard; to be audible; to be said
61 kimaru

きまる

to be decided
62 kimeru

きめる

to decide
63 koshou

こしょう

to break-down
64 kougi

こうぎ

lecture
65 kowareru

こわれる

to be broken
66 kyouiku

きょういく

education
67 kyuukou

きゅうこう

hurrying (to somewhere); rushing; hastening
68 machigaeru

まちがえる

to make a mistake (in)
69 makeru

まける

to lose
70 maniau

まにあう

to be in time (for)
71 meshiagaru

めしあがる

to eat; to drink​
72 mieru

みえる

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

みつかる

to be found; to be discovered
74 mitsukeru

みつける

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

もどる

to turn back
76 mukaeru

むかえる

to go out to meet
77 muri

むり

impossible
78 nageru

なげる

to throw or cast away
79 naku naru

なくなる

to disappear; to get lost
80 nakunaru

なくなる

to die
81 nareru

なれる

to get used to
82 nebou

ねぼう

sleeping in late; oversleeping
83 nigeru

にげる

to escape
84 nokoru

のこる

to remain
85 norikaeru

のりかえる

to change between buses or trains
86 nyuugaku

にゅうがく

entry to school or university; enrollment
87 nyuuin

にゅういん

hospitalization
88 ochiru

おちる

to fall or drop
89 odoru

おどる

to dance
90 oiwai

おいわい

congratulation
91 okoru

おこる

to be angry
92 okureru

おくれる

to be late
93 okuru

おくる

to send
94 omoidasu

おもいだす

to remember
95 reibou

れいぼう

air conditioning
96 renraku

れんらく

to contact; to get in touch​
97 riyou

りよう

use; utilization; application
98 rusu

るす

absence
99 sagasu

さがす

to look for
100 sawagu

さわぐ

to make noise,to be excited

JLPT N4 vocab List total: (143)

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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.