This is a complete JLPT N5 particle list of every beginner Japanese particle you must know.
Japanese particles, 助詞 (joshi), are suffixes or short words in Japanese grammar that immediately follow the modified noun, verb, adjective, or sentence.
Some are are similar to prepositions in English, though there is a wide variety of different uses and meanings.
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JLPT N5 Particles Complete Study Guide
|1||dake||だけ||only; just; as much as ~||N5|
|2||ga||が||subject marker; however; but ~||N5|
|5||kara||から||because; since; from||N5|
|6||kedo||けど||but; however; although ~||N5|
|7||keredo mo||けれども||but; however; although ~||N5|
|8||made||まで||until; as far as; to (an extent); even ~||N5|
|9||mo||も||too; also; as well||N5|
|10||naa||なあ||sentence ending particle; confirmation; admiration, etc||N5|
|11||ndesu||んです||to explain something; show emphasis||N5|
|12||ne||ね||isn't it? right? eh?||N5|
|13||ni||に||destination particle; in; at; on; to||N5|
|14||ni/e||に/へ||to (indicates direction / destination)||N5|
|16||no desu||のです||to explain something; show emphasis||N5|
|17||node||ので||because of; given that; since ~||N5|
|18||o / go||お / ご||polite marker; honorific prefix particle||N5|
|19||o / wo||を||object marker particle||N5|
|20||tari~tari||たり～たり||do such things as A and B||N5|
|21||to||と||and; with; as; connecting particle||N5|
|22||wa - topic marker||は||topic marker||N5|
|23||ya||や||and; or; connecting particle||N5|
|24||yo||よ||you know; emphasis (ending particle)||N5|
|25||yori ~hou ga||より～ほうが|| is more than ||N5|
Total JLPT N5 Particles Lessons (25)
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