JLPT N5 Grammar List

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This is the list of the Japanese grammar rules needed to study for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5.

The JLPT N5 Grammar List lessons are arranged in English romaji alphabetical order.

Click on the lesson link for detailed notes about grammar structure, how-to-use, conjugations, example sentences, interactive aids, and more.

jlpt n5 grammar list 文法
#Grammar LessonGrammar Meaning
1 ato de after ~; later
2 cha ikenai / ja ikenai must not do (spoken Japanese)
3 da / desu to be (am, is, are, were, used to)
4 dake only; just; as much as
5 darou I think; it seems; probably; right?
6 de in; at; on; by; with; via
7 demo but; however
8 deshou I think; it seems; probably; right?
9 doushite why; for what reason; how
10 ga subject marker; however; but
11 ga arimasu there is; is (non-living things)
12 ga hoshii to want something
13 ga imasu there is; to be; is (living things)
14 hou ga ii had better; it'd be better to; should~
15 ichiban the most; the best
16 issho ni together
17 itsumo always; usually; habitually
18 janai / dewa nai to not be (am not; is not; are not)
19 ka - question particle question particle
20 ka~ka or
21 kara because; since; from
22 kata the way of doing something; how to do
23 kedo but; however; although
24 keredo mo but; however; although
25 mada still; not yet
26 mada ~te imasen have not yet
27 made until ~; as far as ~; to (an extent); even ~
28 mae ni before ~; in front of ~
29 masen ka would you; do you want to; shall we~
30 mashou let's ~; shall we ~
31 mashouka shall I ~; used to offer help to the listener
32 mo too; also; as well
33 mou already; anymore; again; other
34 naa - sentence ending particle sentence ending particle
35 naide without doing~ ; To do [B] without doing [A]
36 naide kudasai please don't do
37 naku temo ii don't have to
38 nakucha must do
39 nakute wa ikenai must do
40 nakute wa naranai must do

JLPT N5 Grammar List total: (75)

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