JLPT N4 Vocabulary List

complete JLPT N4 vocabulary List

This is a list of the vocabulary that you need to know in order to pass the JLPT N4. In total, you will need to have a vocabulary of about 1,500 words.

This list includes lessons for the most common and important words for you to know, all listed in alphabetical order.

See our full study guide for how to pass the JLPT N4.

#VocabularyTypeMeaning
301 muri

むり

Noun, Adjective, な-adjective, Suru verbimpossible
302 mushi

むし

Nouninsect
303 musuko

むすこ

Nounson
304 musume

むすめ

Noundaughter
305 nageru

なげる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto throw or cast away
306 naku

なく

Verb, Godan verbto weep
307 naku naru

なくなる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto disappear; to get lost
308 nakunaru

なくなる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto die
309 nama

なま

Noun, Prefixraw
310 naoru

なおる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto be fixed,to be repaired
311 naoru

なおる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto be cured; to heal
312 nareru

なれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto get used to
313 naru

なる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto sound
314 naruhodo

Adverb, Expressionnow I understand
315 nebou

ねぼう

Noun, Verb, Suru verbsleeping in late; oversleeping
316 nedan

ねだん

Nounprice; cost
317 nemui

ねむい

Adjective, い-adjectivesleepy
318 nemuru

ねむる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto sleep
319 netsu

ねつ

Nounfever
320 nigai

にがい

Adjective, い-adjectivebitter
321 nigeru

にげる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto escape
322 nikaidate

にかいだて

Nountwo-storied building
323 ningyou

にんぎょう

Noundoll
324 nioi

におい

Nouna smell
325 niru

にる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto be similar
326 nodo

のど

Nounthroat
327 nokoru

のこる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto remain
328 norikaeru

のりかえる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto change between buses or trains
329 norimono

のりもの

Nounvehicle
330 nureru

ぬれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto get wet
331 nuru

ぬる

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto paint; to plaster
332 nusumu

ぬすむ

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto steal
333 nyuugaku

にゅうがく

Noun, Verb, Suru verbentry to school or university; enrollment
334 nyuuin

にゅういん

Noun, Verb, Suru verbhospitalization
335 ochiru

おちる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto fall or drop
336 odori

おどり

Nouna dance
337 odoroku

おどろく

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto be surprised
338 odoru

おどる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto dance
339 oide ni naru

おいでになる

Verb, Godan verb, Expression(respectful) to be
340 oiwai

おいわい

Noun, Suru verbcongratulation
341 ojousan

おじょうさん

Noun(another's) daughter
342 okashii

おかしい

Adjective, い-adjectivestrange or funny
343 okonau

おこなう

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto do
344 okoru

おこる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto be angry
345 okosu

おこす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto wake
346 oku

おく

Numericone hundred million
347 okujou

おくじょう

Nounrooftop​
348 okureru

おくれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto be late
349 okurimono

おくりもの

Nounpresent; gift
350 okuru

おくる

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto send
351 omatsuri

おまつり

Nounfestival
352 omimai

おみまい

Nounvisiting ill or distressed people
353 omiyage

おみやげ

Nounsouvenir
354 omocha

Nountoy
355 omoidasu

おもいだす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto remember
356 omote

おもて

Nounthe front
357 ootobai

Noun, Katakanamotorcycle
358 orei

おれい

Nounthanks
359 oreru

おれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto break or be folded
360 oriru

おりる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto get off
361 oru

おる

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto break or to fold
362 oshiire

おしいれ

Nouncloset
363 ossharu

おっしゃる

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verb(respectful) to say
364 otaku

おたく

Nounyour home
365 oto

おと

Nounsound; note
366 otosu

おとす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto drop
367 otsuri

おつり

Nounchange (for a purchase)​
368 otto

おっと

Nounhusband
369 owari

おわり

Nounthe end
370 oya

おや

Nounparents
371 oyogikata

およぎかた

Nounway of swimming
372 paato

Noun, Katakanapart; part time
373 pasokon

Noun, Katakanapersonal computer
374 piano

Noun, Katakanapiano
375 purezento

Noun, Katakanapresent; gift
376 reibou

れいぼう

Noun, Suru verbair conditioning
377 reji

Noun, Katakanacashier​
378 rekishi

れきし

Nounhistory
379 renraku

れんらく

Suru verbto contact; to get in touch​
380 repooto

Noun, Katakanareport
381 riyou

りよう

Noun, Verb, Suru verbuse; utilization; application
382 riyuu

りゆう

Nounreason
383 rusu

るす

Noun, Suru verbabsence
384 ryokan

りょかん

Nountraditional inn; Japanese-style lodging
385 ryouhou

りょうほう

Nounboth sides
386 sabishii

さびしい

Adjective, い-adjectivelonely
387 sagaru

さがる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto get down
388 sagasu

さがす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto look for
389 sageru

さげる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto lower
390 saigo

さいご

Nounend; last
391 saikin

さいきん

Noun, Adverbial Nounrecently
392 saisho

さいしょ

Noun, Adverbial Nounbeginning; first
393 saka

さか

Nounslope; hill
394 sakan

さかん

Adjective, な-adjectivepopularity; prosperous
395 sakuya

さくや

Noun, Adverbial Nounlast night
396 sandaru

Noun, Katakanasandal
397 sandoicchi

Noun, Katakanasandwich
398 sangyou

さんぎょう

Nounindustry
399 sarada

Noun, Katakanasalad
400 saraigetsu

さらいげつ

Noun, Adverbial Nounmonth after next

JLPT N4 vocab List total: (571)

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