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
201 hito

ひと

Nounperson; human
202 hitori

ひとり

Noun, Adverbone person​; alone; single
203 hitotsu

ひとつ

Noun, Numericone thing; only
204 hon

ほん

Nounbook; volume; script
205 hondana

ほんだな

Nounbookshelf; bookcase
206 hyaku

ひゃく

Noun, Numeric100; hundred
207 ichi

いち

Noun, Prefix, Suffix, Numericone; best; first; foremost; start
208 ichinichi

いちにち

Noun, Adverbone day, all day
209 ie

いえ

Nounhouse, residence, family
210 iku

いく

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto go; to move
211 ima

いま

Noun, Adverbnow; the present time; soon
212 imi

いみ

Noun, Verb, Suru verbmeaning; significance; sense
213 ireru

いれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto put in; to let in; to take in; to bring in; to insert; to install
214 iriguchi

いりぐち

Nounentrance; entry; gate
215 isha

いしゃ

Noun(medical) doctor; physician
216 issho

いっしょ

Nountogether; at the same time; same; identical
217 itai

いたい

Adjective, い-adjectivepainful; sore​
218 itsuka

いつか

Nounthe fifth day of the month / 5 days
219 itsutsu

いつつ

Noun, Numericfive; 5
220 jibun

じぶん

Pronounmyself; yourself; oneself; himself; herself; i; me
221 jidousha

じどうしゃ

Nounautomobile; motorcar; motor vehicle; car
222 jikan

じかん

Nountime; hour(s)
223 jisho

じしょ

Noundictionary
224 jitensha

じてんしゃ

Nounbicycle
225 jouzu

じょうず

Noun, Adjective, な-adjectiveskillful; skilled; proficient; good (at)
226 juu

じゅう

Noun, Numericten; 10
227 kaimono

かいもの

Nounshopping; purchased goods
228 kaisha

かいしゃ

Nouncompany; corporation
229 kaku

かく

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto write; to compose; to pen; to draw
230 kau

かう

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto buy; to purchase
231 kawa

かわ

Noun, Suffixriver; stream​
232 kayoubi

かようび

NounTuesday
233 kazoku

かぞく

Nounfamily; members of a family
234 kesa

けさ

Noun, Temporal nounthis morning
235 ki

Nountree; shrub; bush; wood; timber
236 kiku

きく

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto hear; to listen (to music); to ask; to learn of
237 kinou

きのう

Nounyesterday
238 kinyoubi

きんようび

NounFriday
239 kissaten

きっさてん

Nouncoffee shop; tearoom; cafe
240 kita

きた

Nounnorth

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (273)

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