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
301 kitte

きって

Nounstamp (postage)
302 kodomo

こども

Nounchild
303 kokonoka

ここのか

Nounninth day of the month / 9 days
304 kokonotsu

ここのつ

Noun, Numericnine; 9
305 konban

こんばん

Nountonight; this evening
306 kongetsu

こんげつ

Nounthis month
307 konshuu

こんしゅう

Nounthis week
308 kotoshi

ことし

Nounthis year
309 kuchi

くち

Nounmouth, opening
310 kudamono

くだもの

Nounfruit
311 kuni

くに

Nouncountry; state; region
312 kuru

くる

Verb, Intransitive verbto come
313 kuruma

くるま

Nouncar; automobile; vehicle
314 kutsushita

くつした

Nounsocks
315 kyonen

きょねん

Nounlast year
316 kyou

きょう

Noun, Temporal nountoday; this day
317 kyoudai

きょうだい

Nounsiblings; brothers and sisters​; mate
318 kyuu

きゅう

Noun, Numericnine; 9
319 machi

まち

Nountown; block; neighborhood
320 mado

まど

Nounwindow
321 mae

まえ

Noun, Suffixprevious; before; in front; ago
322 maiasa

まいあさ

Nounevery morning
323 maiban

まいばん

Nounevery night
324 mainichi

まいにち

Nounevery day
325 maishuu

まいしゅう

Nounevery week
326 maitoshi / mainen

まいとし / まいねん

Nounevery year; yearly; annually
327 maitsuki

まいつき

Nounevery month; monthly
328 man

まん

Noun, Numeric10,000; ten thousand
329 mannenhitsu

まんねんひつ

Nounfountain pen
330 matsu

まつ

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verb, Transitive verbto wait​
331 migi

みぎ

Noun right; right hand side
332 mikka

みっか

Nounthe third day of the month / 3 days
333 minami

みなみ

Nounsouth
334 miru

みる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
335 mise

みせ

Nounstore; shop; establishment; restaurant
336 miseru

みせる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto show; to display
337 mitsu

みつ

Noun, Numericthree; 3
338 mizu

みず

Nounwater; fluid; liquid​
339 mokuyoubi

もくようび

NounThursday
340 mondai

もんだい

Nounproblem; question (e.g. on a test)

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (273)

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