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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1 aka

あか

red; crimson; scarlet​
2 aki

あき

autumn; fall
3 ame

あめ

candy
4 ame

あめ

rain
5 ane

あね

older sister; elder sister​
6 ani

あに

elder brother; older brother​
7 ao

あお

blue; azure
8 apaato

apartment
9 asa

あさ

morning
10 asagohan

あさごはん

breakfast
11 asatte

あさって

day after tomorrow
12 ashi

あし

foot; leg; paw; arm
13 ashita

あした

tomorrow
14 atama

あたま

head
15 ato

あと

behind; after; remainder; left; also
16 bangohan

ばんごはん

dinner; evening meal
17 bangou

ばんごう

number
18 basu

bus
19 bataa

butter​
20 beddo

bed
21 benkyou

べんきょう

to study
22 boorupen

ball-point pen
23 botan

button
24 boushi

ぼうし

hat; cap
25 bunshou

ぶんしょう

sentence
26 butaniku

ぶたにく

pork
27 byouin

びょういん

hospital
28 byouki

びょうき

illness; disease; sickness
29 chairo

ちゃいろ

brown
30 chawan

ちゃわん

rice bowl; tea cup; teacup
31 chichi

ちち

father
32 chikatetsu

ちかてつ

subway; underground train
33 chizu

ちず

map
34 daidokoro

だいどころ

kitchen
35 daigaku

だいがく

university; college
36 deguchi

でぐち

exit; gateway; way out
37 denki

でんき

electricity
38 densha

でんしゃ

train; electric train
39 denwa

でんわ

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

department store
41 doa

door
42 donata

who
43 doubutsu

どうぶつ

animal
44 doyoubi

どようび

Saturday
45 e

picture
46 ee

yes; that is correct; right
47 eiga

えいが

movie; film
48 eigakan

えいがかん

movie theater; cinema
49 eigo

えいご

English language
50 eki

えき

station
51 enpitsu

えんぴつ

pencil
52 erebeetaa

elevator
53 firumu

film
54 fooku

fork
55 fuku

ふく

clothes
56 futari

ふたり

two people; pair; couple
57 futatsu

ふたつ

two; 2
58 futsuka

ふつか

the second day of the month / 2 days
59 fuutou

ふうとう

envelope
60 fuyu

ふゆ

winter
61 gaikoku

がいこく

foreign country
62 gaikokujin

がいこくじん

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

がっこう

school
64 gakusei

がくせい

student
65 genkan

げんかん

entrance
66 genki

げんき

lively; full of spirit; energetic; healthy
67 getsuyoubi

げつようび

Monday
68 ginkou

ぎんこう

bank
69 gitaa

guitar
70 go

five; 5
71 gogo

ごご

afternoon; p.m.
72 gohan

ごはん

cooked rice, meal
73 gozen

ごぜん

morning; a.m.
74 guramu

gram
75 gyuuniku

ぎゅうにく

beef
76 gyuunyuu

ぎゅうにゅう

(cow's) milk
77 ha

tooth
78 hachi

はち

eight: 8
79 hagaki

はがき

postcard
80 haha

はは

mother
81 hai

yes; that is correct​
82 haizara

はいざら

ashtray
83 hako

はこ

box; crate
84 han

はん

half; semi-; half-past
85 hana

はな

flower
86 hana

はな

nose
87 hanashi

はなし

talk; speech; chat; conversation​
88 hanbun

はんぶん

half
89 hankachi

handkerchief​
90 hare

はれ

clear weather
91 haru

はる

spring; springtime
92 hashi

はし

chopsticks
93 hashi

はし

bridge
94 hatachi

はたち

20 years old; twenty years old
95 hatsuka

はつか

twentieth day of the month / 20 days
96 hen

へん

area
97 heta

へた

unskillful; poor; awkward​
98 heya

へや

room
99 hidari

ひだり

left; left hand side
100 higashi

ひがし

east

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (422)

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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.