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.

See our full study guide for how to pass the JLPT N5.

#VocabularyTypeMeaning
101 densha

でんしゃ

Nountrain; electric train
102 denwa

でんわ

Noun, Verb, Suru verbtelephone (call / device)l; phone call
103 deru

でる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto leave; to exit; to appear; to go out
104 doyoubi

どようび

NounSaturday
105 eigakan

えいがかん

Nounmovie theater; cinema
106 eigo

えいご

NounEnglish language
107 futari

ふたり

Nountwo people; pair; couple
108 futatsu

ふたつ

Noun, Numerictwo; 2
109 futsuka

ふつか

Nounthe second day of the month / 2 days
110 fuyu

ふゆ

Nounwinter
111 gaikoku

がいこく

Nounforeign country
112 gaikokujin

がいこくじん

Nounforeigner; foreign citizen; foreign national; alien; non-Japanese
113 gakkou

がっこう

Nounschool
114 gakusei

がくせい

Nounstudent
115 genki

げんき

Noun, Adjective, な-adjectivelively; full of spirit; energetic; healthy
116 getsuyoubi

げつようび

NounMonday
117 ginkou

ぎんこう

Nounbank
118 go

Noun, Numericfive; 5
119 gogo

ごご

Nounafternoon; p.m.
120 gohan

ごはん

Nouncooked rice, meal
121 gozen

ごぜん

Nounmorning; a.m.
122 hachi

はち

Noun, Numericeight: 8
123 hagaki

はがき

Nounpostcard
124 haha

はは

Nounmother
125 hairu

はいる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto enter; to go into
126 han

はん

Nounhalf; semi-; half-past
127 hanashi

はなし

Noun talk; speech; chat; conversation​
128 hanasu

はなす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto speak; to talk; to converse
129 hanbun

はんぶん

Nounhalf
130 haru

はる

Nounspring; springtime
131 hatachi

はたち

Noun20 years old; twenty years old
132 hatsuka

はつか

Nountwentieth day of the month / 20 days
133 hayai

はやい

Adjective, い-adjectivefast; early
134 hayai

はやい

Adjective, い-adjectivefast; quick; hasty; brisk
135 heta

へた

Noun, Adjective, な-adjectiveunskillful; poor; awkward​
136 hidari

ひだり

Nounleft; left hand side
137 higashi

ひがし

Nouneast
138 hikouki

ひこうき

Nounairplane; aircraft
139 hiru

ひる

Nounnoon; midday; daytime; lunch
140 hirugohan

ひるごはん

Nounlunch

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (273)

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