JLPT N5 Nouns Vocabulary List

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

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JLPT N5 vocabulary list
#NounMeaning
1 aka

あか

red; crimson; scarlet​
2 aki

あき

autumn; fall
3 ame

あめ

rain
4 ane

あね

older sister; elder sister​
5 ani

あに

elder brother; older brother​
6 ao

あお

blue; azure
7 asa

あさ

morning
8 asagohan

あさごはん

breakfast
9 asatte

あさって

day after tomorrow
10 ashi

あし

foot; leg; paw; arm
11 ashita

あした

tomorrow
12 ato

あと

behind; after; remainder; left; also
13 bangohan

ばんごはん

dinner; evening meal
14 boushi

ぼうし

hat; cap
15 byouin

びょういん

hospital
16 byouki

びょうき

illness; disease; sickness
17 chichi

ちち

father
18 chiisana

ちいさな

small; little; tiny​
19 chikatetsu

ちかてつ

subway; underground train
20 chizu

ちず

map
21 daigaku

だいがく

university; college
22 deguchi

でぐち

exit; gateway; way out
23 denki

でんき

electricity
24 densha

でんしゃ

train; electric train
25 denwa

でんわ

telephone (call / device)l; phone call
26 doyoubi

どようび

Saturday
27 eigakan

えいがかん

movie theater; cinema
28 eigo

えいご

English language
29 futari

ふたり

two people; pair; couple
30 futatsu

ふたつ

two; 2
31 futsuka

ふつか

the second day of the month / 2 days
32 fuyu

ふゆ

winter
33 gaikoku

がいこく

foreign country
34 gaikokujin

がいこくじん

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

がっこう

school
36 gakusei

がくせい

student
37 genki

げんき

lively; full of spirit; energetic; healthy
38 getsuyoubi

げつようび

Monday
39 ginkou

ぎんこう

bank
40 go

five; 5
41 gogo

ごご

afternoon; p.m.
42 gohan

ごはん

cooked rice, meal
43 gozen

ごぜん

morning; a.m.
44 hachi

はち

eight: 8
45 hagaki

はがき

postcard
46 haha

はは

mother
47 han

はん

half; semi-; half-past
48 hanashi

はなし

talk; speech; chat; conversation​
49 hanbun

はんぶん

half
50 haru

はる

spring; springtime

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (218)

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