JLPT N5 Adverbs List (Beginner Japanese)

JLPT N5 Adverbs List (Beginner Japanese)

This is a complete list of beginner Japanese adverbs that you must know in order to pass the JLPT N5.

Adverbs are words that modify other words (verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, and even full sentences).

In Japanese, adjectives can be turned into adverbs by adding に (ni) at the end. This is similar to the English ‘ly’, as in quickly.

JLPT N5 Adverbs Complete Study Guide

#RomajiJapaneseGrammar MeaningLevel
1 chotto a little N5
2 choudo exactly N5
3 dandan gradually N5
4 dou how; in what way; how about​ N5
5 doumo thank you; thanks N5
6 doushite why; for what reason; how N5
7 douzo please N5
8 hajimete for the first time N5
9 hitori one person​; alone; single N5
10 ichiban number one; first; 1st, first place​; best; most​ N5
11 ikaga how; in what way; how about​ N5
12 ikura how much?; how many?​ N5
13 ikutsu how many?,how old? N5
14 iroiro various N5
15 issho ni together N5
16 itsumo always; usually; habitually N5
17 kekkou splendid, enough N5
18 mada still; not yet N5
19 mada ~te imasen have not yet~ N5
20 mae ni before; in front of~ N5
21 massugu straight ahead,direct N5
22 minna all; everyone; everybody N5
23 motto more; longer; further N5
24 mou already; anymore; again; other N5
25 naze why; how N5
26 onaji same N5
27 sugu ni immediately; right away; instantly​ N5
28 sukoshi a little (bit); small quantity; few; short distance N5
29 tabun perhaps; probably N5
30 taihen very; greatly; terribly; serious; difficult N5
31 tokidoki sometimes; at times N5
32 totemo very; awfully; exceedingly​ N5
33 yoku often, well N5
34 yukkuri slowly N5

Total JLPT N5 Adverbs Lessons (34)

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