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
501 tsugou

つごう

Noun, Adverbconvenience
502 tsukamaeru

つかまえる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto catch
503 tsukeru

つける

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto soak; to pickle
504 tsuki

つき

Nounmoon
505 tsuma

つま

Noun(humble) wife
506 tsureru

つれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto take (someone) with one
507 tsuru

つる

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto fish
508 tsutaeru

つたえる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto report; to tell
509 tsutsumu

つつむ

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto wrap
510 ude

うで

Nounarm
511 ueru

うえる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto plant; to grow
512 ugoku

うごく

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto move
513 ukagau

うかがう

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto visit
514 ukeru

うける

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto take a lesson or test
515 uketsuke

うけつけ

Nounreception (desk); information desk​
516 umai

うまい

Adjective, い-adjectivedelicious
517 umare

うまれ

Nounbirth
518 untenshu

うんてんしゅ

Noundriver; chauffeur
519 ura

うら

Nounreverse side
520 ureshii

うれしい

Adjective, い-adjectivehappy
521 uriba

うりば

Nounselling area
522 uso

うそ

Noun, の-adjectivea lie
523 utsu

うつ

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto hit
524 utsukushii

うつくしい

Adjective, い-adjectivebeautiful
525 utsuru

うつる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto move house or transfer
526 utsusu

うつす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto copy or photograph
527 waapuro

Noun, Katakanaword processor
528 wakareru

わかれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto separate
529 wakasu

わかす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto boil; to heat
530 waku

わく

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto boil
531 warau

わらう

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto laugh; to smile
532 wareru

われる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto break
533 wariai

わりあい

Nounrate; ratio
534 wasuremono

わすれもの

Nounlost article
535 yakeru

やける

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto burn; to be roasted
536 yaku

やく

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto bake; to grill
537 yakunitatsu

やくにたつ

Verb, Godan verb, Expressionto be helpful
538 yakusoku

やくそく

Noun, Suru verbpromise
539 yamu

やむ

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto stop
540 yappari

Adverbas I thought
541 yasashii

やさしい

Adjective, い-adjectivekind
542 yaseru

やせる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto become thin
543 yawarakai

やわらかい

Adjective, い-adjectivesoft
544 yogoreru

よごれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto get dirty
545 yorokobu

よろこぶ

Verb, Godan verbto be delighted
546 yoroshii

よろしい

Adjective, い-adjective(respectful) OK; all right
547 yoru

よる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto visit; to drop by
548 yoshuu

よしゅう

Noun, Verb, Suru verbpreparation for a lesson
549 yotei

よてい

Noun, Suru verbplan
550 you

よう

Noun, Suffixbusiness; task; errand; use; purpose
551 youi

ようい

Noun, Verb, Suru verbpreparation; arrangements; provision; getting ready
552 youji

ようじ

Nountasks; things to do; errand; business (to take care of)
553 yoyaku

よやく

Noun, Suru verbreservation
554 yu

Nounhot water
555 yubi

ゆび

Nounfinger
556 yubiwa

ゆびわ

Nounfinger ring
557 yume

ゆめ

Noundream
558 yureru

ゆれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto shake
559 zannen

ざんねん

Noun, Adjective, な-adjectiveregrettable; unfortunate
560 zenzen

ぜんぜん

Adverbnot entirely (used in a negative sentence)

JLPT N4 vocab List total: (560)

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*NOTE* This is not a complete list of every JLPT vocab yet.

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