JLPT N5 Nouns Vocabulary List

This is a Japanese vocabulary list of Noun(s) you need to know in order to pass the JLPT N5.

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JLPT N5 vocabulary list
#NounMeaning
1 acchi

over there
2 achira

there
3 aka

あか

red; crimson; scarlet​
4 aki

あき

autumn; fall
5 ame

あめ

candy
6 ame

あめ

rain
7 anata

you
8 ane

あね

older sister; elder sister​
9 ani

あに

elder brother; older brother​
10 ano

that
11 ao

あお

blue; azure
12 apaato

apartment
13 are

that
14 asa

あさ

morning
15 asagohan

あさごはん

breakfast
16 asatte

あさって

day after tomorrow
17 ashi

あし

foot; leg; paw; arm
18 ashita

あした

tomorrow
19 asoko

over there
20 atama

あたま

head
21 ato

あと

behind; after; remainder; left; also
22 bangohan

ばんごはん

dinner; evening meal
23 bangou

ばんごう

number
24 basu

bus
25 bataa

butter​
26 beddo

bed
27 benkyou

べんきょう

to study
28 boorupen

ball-point pen
29 botan

button
30 boushi

ぼうし

hat; cap
31 bunshou

ぶんしょう

sentence
32 butaniku

ぶたにく

pork
33 byouin

びょういん

hospital
34 byouki

びょうき

illness; disease; sickness
35 chairo

ちゃいろ

brown
36 chawan

ちゃわん

rice bowl; tea cup; teacup
37 chichi

ちち

father
38 chiisana

ちいさな

small; little; tiny​
39 chikatetsu

ちかてつ

subway; underground train
40 chizu

ちず

map
41 daidokoro

だいどころ

kitchen
42 daigaku

だいがく

university; college
43 dare

だれ

who
44 dareka

だれか

someone; somebody
45 deguchi

でぐち

exit; gateway; way out
46 denki

でんき

electricity
47 densha

でんしゃ

train; electric train
48 denwa

でんわ

telephone (call / device)l; phone call
49 depaato

department store
50 doa

door
51 docchi

which; which one
52 dochira

which of two
53 doko

where; what place​
54 donata

who
55 dono

which
56 dore

which (of three or more)​
57 doubutsu

どうぶつ

animal
58 doyoubi

どようび

Saturday
59 e

picture
60 ee

yes; that is correct; right
61 eiga

えいが

movie; film
62 eigakan

えいがかん

movie theater; cinema
63 eigo

えいご

English language
64 eki

えき

station
65 enpitsu

えんぴつ

pencil
66 erebeetaa

elevator
67 firumu

film
68 fooku

fork
69 fuku

ふく

clothes
70 futari

ふたり

two people; pair; couple
71 futatsu

ふたつ

two; 2
72 futsuka

ふつか

the second day of the month / 2 days
73 fuutou

ふうとう

envelope
74 fuyu

ふゆ

winter
75 gaikoku

がいこく

foreign country
76 gaikokujin

がいこくじん

foreigner; foreign citizen; foreign national; alien; non-Japanese
77 gakkou

がっこう

school
78 gakusei

がくせい

student
79 genkan

げんかん

entrance
80 genki

げんき

lively; full of spirit; energetic; healthy
81 getsuyoubi

げつようび

Monday
82 ginkou

ぎんこう

bank
83 gitaa

guitar
84 go

five; 5
85 gogo

ごご

afternoon; p.m.
86 gohan

ごはん

cooked rice, meal
87 gozen

ごぜん

morning; a.m.
88 guramu

gram
89 gyuuniku

ぎゅうにく

beef
90 gyuunyuu

ぎゅうにゅう

(cow's) milk
91 ha

tooth
92 hachi

はち

eight: 8
93 hagaki

はがき

postcard
94 haha

はは

mother
95 hai

yes; that is correct​
96 haizara

はいざら

ashtray
97 hako

はこ

box; crate
98 han

はん

half; semi-; half-past
99 hana

はな

flower
100 hana

はな

nose

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (449)

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*NOTE* This is not yet a complete list of all JLPT vocabulary lessons, and new lessons are being added every week.