JLPT N5 Verbs Vocabulary List

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

You can click on any of the words below to go to a customized lesson for that word with more details and example sentences.

For extra study, you can also use our full JLPT N5 vocabulary list or our JLPT N5 Study Guide.

JLPT N5 vocabulary list
#VerbMeaning
1 ageru

あげる

to raise; to elevate
2 akeru

あける

to open (a door, etc.); to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package); to unlock
3 aku

あく

to open (e.g. doors, business, etc)
4 aruku

あるく

to walk
5 asobu

あそぶ

to play; to enjoy oneself
6 au

あう

to meet; to encounter; to see
7 byouki

びょうき

illness; disease; sickness
8 dasu

だす

to take out; to get out; to put out; to reveal
9 dekakeru

でかける

to go out; to leave; to depart
10 denwa

でんわ

telephone (call / device)l; phone call
11 deru

でる

to leave; to exit; to appear; to go out
12 hairu

はいる

to enter; to go into
13 hanasu

はなす

to speak; to talk; to converse
14 hitori

ひとり

one person​; alone; single
15 ichinichi

いちにち

one day, all day
16 iku

いく

to go; to move
17 ima

いま

now; the present time; soon
18 imi

いみ

meaning; significance; sense
19 ireru

いれる

to put in; to let in; to take in; to bring in; to insert; to install
20 kaku

かく

to write; to compose; to pen; to draw
21 kau

かう

to buy; to purchase
22 kiku

きく

to hear; to listen (to music); to ask; to learn of
23 kuru

くる

to come
24 matsu

まつ

to wait​
25 miru

みる

to see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
26 miseru

みせる

to show; to display
27 narau

ならう

to be taught; to learn (from a teacher)
28 neru

ねる

to sleep; to go to bed; to lie down
29 oku

おく

to put; to place​
30 osu

おす

to push; to press​
31 renshuu

れんしゅう

practice; practicing
32 ryokou

りょこう

travel; trip; journey; excursion; tour
33 sanpo

さんぽ

walk; stroll
34 shigoto

しごと

work; job; business
35 shitsumon

しつもん

question; inquiry
36 sukoshi

すこし

a little (bit); small quantity; few; short distance
37 sumu

すむ

to live in; to reside; to inhabit; to dwell; to abide
38 taberu

たべる

to eat
39 tokidoki

ときどき

sometimes; at times
40 toru

とる

to take; to pick up; to harvest; to earn; to win; to choose
41 umareru

うまれる

to be born
42 uru

うる

to sell
43 wakaru

わかる

to understand; to comprehend; to grasp; to see; to get; to follow
44 wasureru

わすれる

to forget
45 yasumu

やすむ

to be absent; to take a day off; to rest
46 yomu

よむ

to read; to guess; to predict; to read (someone's thoughts)

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (46)

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