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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101 hikouki

ひこうき

airplane; aircraft
102 hima

ひま

free time
103 hiru

ひる

noon; midday; daytime; lunch
104 hirugohan

ひるごはん

lunch
105 hito

ひと

person; human
106 hitori

ひとり

one person​; alone; single
107 hitotsu

ひとつ

one thing; only
108 hoka

other (place, thing, person); the rest
109 hon

ほん

book; volume; script
110 hondana

ほんだな

bookshelf; bookcase
111 hontou

ほんとう

truth; reality; actuality; fact
112 hoteru

hotel
113 hyaku

ひゃく

100; hundred
114 ichi

いち

one; best; first; foremost; start
115 ichiban

いちばん

number one; first; 1st, first place​; best; most​
116 ichinichi

いちにち

one day, all day
117 ie

いえ

house, residence, family
118 ike

いけ

pond
119 ikura

how much?; how many?​
120 ima

いま

now; the present time; soon
121 imi

いみ

meaning; significance; sense
122 imouto

いもうと

younger sister
123 inu

いぬ

dog
124 iriguchi

いりぐち

entrance; entry; gate
125 iro

いろ

colour; color
126 iroiro

いろいろ

various
127 isha

いしゃ

(medical) doctor; physician
128 issho

いっしょ

together; at the same time; same; identical
129 isu

いす

chair
130 itsuka

いつか

the fifth day of the month / 5 days
131 itsutsu

いつつ

five; 5
132 iya

いや

unpleasant
133 jibiki

じびき

dictionary
134 jidousha

じどうしゃ

automobile; motorcar; motor vehicle; car
135 jikan

じかん

time; hour(s)
136 jisho

じしょ

dictionary
137 jitensha

じてんしゃ

bicycle
138 jouzu

じょうず

skillful; skilled; proficient; good (at)
139 jugyou

じゅぎょう

lesson; class work
140 juu

じゅう

ten; 10
141 kaban

bag; basket​
142 kabin

かびん

a vase
143 kado

かど

a corner; angle​
144 kagi

かぎ

key
145 kaidan

かいだん

stairs; stairway; staircase
146 kaimono

かいもの

shopping; purchased goods
147 kaisha

かいしゃ

company; corporation
148 kamera

camera
149 kami

かみ

paper
150 kanji

かんじ

kanji
151 kappu

cup
152 karada

からだ

body
153 karee

curry
154 karendaa

calendar
155 kasa

かさ

umbrella
156 kata

かた

way of doing something
157 katei

かてい

household
158 kawa

かわ

river; stream​
159 kayoubi

かようび

Tuesday
160 kaze

かぜ

a cold
161 kaze

かぜ

wind
162 kazoku

かぞく

family; members of a family
163 keikan

けいかん

policeman; police officer
164 kekkon

けっこん

marriage
165 kekkou

けっこう

splendid, enough
166 kesa

けさ

this morning
167 ki

tree; shrub; bush; wood; timber
168 kinou

きのう

yesterday
169 kinyoubi

きんようび

Friday
170 kippu

きっぷ

ticket
171 kirai

きらい

hate
172 kiro guramu

kilogram
173 kiro meetoru

kilometer
174 kissaten

きっさてん

coffee shop; tearoom; cafe
175 kita

きた

north
176 kitte

きって

stamp (postage)
177 kocchi

this person or way
178 kochira

this way; this direction​
179 kodomo

こども

child
180 koe

こえ

voice
181 kokonoka

ここのか

ninth day of the month / 9 days
182 kokonotsu

ここのつ

nine; 9
183 konban

こんばん

tonight; this evening
184 kongetsu

こんげつ

this month
185 konshuu

こんしゅう

this week
186 koohii

Coffee
187 kooto

coat
188 kopii

copy; photocopy
189 koppu

glass (drinking vessel); tumbler​
190 kotoba

ことば

word; words
191 kotoshi

ことし

this year
192 kouban

こうばん

police box
193 koucha

こうちゃ

black tea
194 kouen

こうえん

park
195 kousaten

こうさてん

intersection
196 kuchi

くち

mouth, opening
197 kudamono

くだもの

fruit
198 kumori

くもり

cloudiness; cloudy weather
199 kuni

くに

country; state; region
200 kurasu

class

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