JLPT N5 Adjectives Vocabulary List

Here is our vocabulary list of lessons for all of the Adjective(s) you need to know in order to pass the JLPT N5.

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JLPT N5 vocabulary list
#AdjectiveMeaning
1 akai

あかい

red; crimson; scarlet​
2 akarui

あかるい

bright; light
3 amai

あまい

sweet; sweet-tasting; sugary; naive; indulgent
4 aoi

あおい

blue; azure
5 atarashii

あたらしい

new; novel; fresh; recent; latest
6 benri

べんり

convenient; handy; useful
7 byouki

びょうき

illness; disease; sickness
8 chiisai

ちいさい

small; little; tiny
9 chiisana

ちいさな

small; little; tiny​
10 daijoubu

だいじょうぶ

OK; okay; alright; problem free
11 daisuki

だいすき

love; like; like very much
12 genki

げんき

lively; full of spirit; energetic; healthy
13 hayai

はやい

fast; early
14 hayai

はやい

fast; quick; hasty; brisk
15 heta

へた

unskillful; poor; awkward​
16 itai

いたい

painful; sore​
17 jouzu

じょうず

skillful; skilled; proficient; good (at)
18 nagai

ながい

long (distance)​; long (time); lengthy.
19 ooi

おおい

many; numerous; a lot; large quantity; frequent
20 ookii

おおきい

big; large; great; important
21 ookina

おおきな

big; large; great​
22 oozei

おおぜい

crowd of people; great number of people
23 osoi

おそい

slow; time-consuming; late
24 shiroi

しろい

white
25 sukunai

すくない

few; a little; scarce; insufficient; seldom
26 taisetsu

たいせつ

important; necessary; indispensable; beloved
27 takai

たかい

high; tall; expensive; above average
28 ue

うえ

above; up; over; top; surface
29 warui

わるい

bad; poor; undesirable
30 yasui

やすい

cheap; inexpensive
31 yuumei

ゆうめい

famous

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (31)

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