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
401 mouichido

もういちど

Expressiononce more; again
402 muika

むいか

Nounsixth day of the month / 6 days
403 muttsu

むっつ

Noun, Numericsix; 6
404 nagai

ながい

Adjective, い-adjectivelong (distance)​; long (time); lengthy.
405 naka

なか

Nouninside; in; within; center
406 namae

なまえ

Nounname; full name; given name
407 nanatsu

ななつ

Noun, Numericseven; 7
408 nani

なに

Pronoun, Prefixwhat
409 nanoka

なのか

Nounseventh day of the month / 7 days
410 narau

ならう

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto be taught; to learn (from a teacher)
411 natsu

なつ

Nounsummer
412 natsuyasumi

なつやすみ

Nounsummer vacation; summer holiday
413 neru

ねる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto sleep; to go to bed; to lie down
414 ni

Noun, Numerictwo; 2
415 nichiyoubi

にちようび

NounSunday
416 nikki

にっき

Noundiary; journal
417 nishi

にし

Nounwest
418 obasan

おばさん

Nounaunt; old lady
419 obentou

おべんとう

Nounlunch box; Japanese box lunch
420 ojisan

おじさん

Noununcle; old man; mister
421 okaasan

おかあさん

Nounmother; mom; mum; ma
422 okane

おかね

Nounmoney
423 okashi

おかし

Nounconfections; sweets; candy
424 oku

おく

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto put; to place​
425 oneesan

おねえさん

Nounelder sister; young lady; miss; ma'am
426 oniisan

おにいさん

Nounolder brother; elder brother; young man; buddy
427 onnanoko

おんなのこ

Noun, Expressiongirl; daughter; young women
428 ooi

おおい

Adjective, い-adjectivemany; numerous; a lot; large quantity; frequent
429 ookii

おおきい

Adjective, い-adjectivebig; large; great; important
430 ookina

おおきな

Pre-noun adjectival, Adjectivebig; large; great​
431 oozei

おおぜい

Noun, の-adjectivecrowd of people; great number of people
432 osake

おさけ

Nounalcohol
433 osoi

おそい

Adjective, い-adjectiveslow; time-consuming; late
434 osu

おす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto push; to press​
435 otearai

おてあらい

Nountoilet; restroom; lavatory; bathroom
436 otoko

おとこ

Nounman; male
437 otokonoko

おとこのこ

Noun, Expressionboy; male child; baby boy
438 otona

おとな

Nounadult
439 ototoi

おととい

Nounday before yesterday
440 ototoshi

おととし

Nounyear before last

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (273)

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