JLPT N5 Vocabulary List

complete JLPT N5 vocabulary List

This is a list of the vocabulary that you need to know in order to pass the JLPT N5. In total, you will need to have a vocabulary of about 800 words.

This list includes lessons for the most common and important words for you to know, all listed in alphabetical order.

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#VocabularyTypeMeaning
1 abiru

あびる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto bathe, to shower
2 abunai

あぶない

Adjective, い-adjectivedangerous
3 acchi

Pronounover there
4 achira

Pronounthere
5 ageru

あげる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto raise; to elevate
6 aka

あか

Nounred; crimson; scarlet​
7 akai

あかい

Adjective, い-adjectivered; crimson; scarlet​
8 akarui

あかるい

Adjective, い-adjectivebright; light
9 akeru

あける

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto open (a door, etc.); to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package); to unlock
10 aki

あき

Nounautumn; fall
11 aku

あく

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto open (e.g. doors, business, etc)
12 amai

あまい

Adjective, い-adjectivesweet; sweet-tasting; sugary; naive; indulgent
13 ame

あめ

Nouncandy
14 ame

あめ

Nounrain
15 anata

Pronounyou
16 ane

あね

Nounolder sister; elder sister​
17 ani

あに

Nounelder brother; older brother​
18 ano

Pre-noun adjectivalthat
19 ao

あお

Nounblue; azure
20 aoi

あおい

Adjective, い-adjectiveblue; azure
21 apaato

Noun, Katakanaapartment
22 arau

あらう

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto wash
23 are

Pronounthat
24 aru

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto be, to have
25 aruku

あるく

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto walk
26 asa

あさ

Nounmorning
27 asagohan

あさごはん

Nounbreakfast
28 asatte

あさって

Nounday after tomorrow
29 ashi

あし

Nounfoot; leg; paw; arm
30 ashita

あした

Noun, Temporal nountomorrow
31 asobu

あそぶ

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto play; to enjoy oneself
32 asoko

Pronounover there
33 atama

あたま

Nounhead
34 atarashii

あたらしい

Adjective, い-adjectivenew; novel; fresh; recent; latest
35 atatakai

あたたかい

Adjective, い-adjectivewarm
36 ato

あと

Nounbehind; after; remainder; left; also
37 atsui

あつい

Adjective, い-adjectivethick
38 atsui

あつい

Adjective, い-adjectivehot; sultry
39 atsui

あつい

Adjective, い-adjectivehot
40 au

あう

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto meet; to encounter; to see
41 bangohan

ばんごはん

Noundinner; evening meal
42 bangou

ばんごう

Nounnumber
43 basu

Noun, Katakanabus
44 bataa

Noun, Katakanabutter​
45 beddo

Noun, Katakanabed
46 benkyou

べんきょう

Noun, Suru verbto study
47 benri

べんり

な-adjectiveconvenient; handy; useful
48 boorupen

Noun, Katakanaball-point pen
49 botan

Noun, Katakanabutton
50 boushi

ぼうし

Nounhat; cap
51 bunshou

ぶんしょう

Nounsentence
52 butaniku

ぶたにく

Nounpork
53 byouin

びょういん

Nounhospital
54 byouki

びょうき

Nounillness; disease; sickness
55 chairo

ちゃいろ

Nounbrown
56 chawan

ちゃわん

Nounrice bowl; tea cup; teacup
57 chichi

ちち

Nounfather
58 chigau

ちがう

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto differ
59 chiisai

ちいさい

Adjective, い-adjectivesmall; little; tiny
60 chiisana

ちいさな

Pre-noun adjectivalsmall; little; tiny​
61 chikai

ちかい

い-adjectivenear; close
62 chikatetsu

ちかてつ

Nounsubway; underground train
63 chizu

ちず

Nounmap
64 chotto

Adverba little
65 choudo

ちょうど

Adverbexactly
66 daidokoro

だいどころ

Nounkitchen
67 daigaku

だいがく

Noununiversity; college
68 daijoubu

だいじょうぶ

Adjective, な-adjective, AdverbOK; okay; alright; problem free
69 daisuki

だいすき

Adjective, な-adjectivelove; like; like very much
70 dandan

Adverbgradually
71 dare

だれ

Pronounwho
72 dareka

だれか

Pronounsomeone; somebody
73 dasu

だす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto take out; to get out; to put out; to reveal
74 deguchi

でぐち

Nounexit; gateway; way out
75 dekakeru

でかける

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto go out; to leave; to depart
76 denki

でんき

Nounelectricity
77 densha

でんしゃ

Nountrain; electric train
78 denwa

でんわ

Noun, Verb, Suru verbtelephone (call / device)l; phone call
79 depaato

Noun, Katakanadepartment store
80 deru

でる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto leave; to exit; to appear; to go out
81 doa

Noun, Katakanadoor
82 docchi

Pronounwhich; which one
83 dochira

Pronounwhich of two
84 doko

Pronounwhere; what place​
85 donata

Nounwho
86 dono

Pre-noun adjectivalwhich
87 dore

Pronounwhich (of three or more)​
88 dou

Adverbhow; in what way; how about​
89 doubutsu

どうぶつ

Nounanimal
90 doumo

Adverbthank you; thanks
91 douzo

Adverbplease
92 doyoubi

どようび

NounSaturday
93 e

Nounpicture
94 ee

Nounyes; that is correct; right
95 eiga

えいが

Nounmovie; film
96 eigakan

えいがかん

Nounmovie theater; cinema
97 eigo

えいご

NounEnglish language
98 eki

えき

Nounstation
99 enpitsu

えんぴつ

Nounpencil
100 erebeetaa

Noun, Katakanaelevator

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (643)

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