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
401 nugu

ぬぐ

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto take off clothes
402 nurui

ぬるい

Adjective, い-adjectiveluke warm
403 nyuusu

Noun, Katakananews
404 obaasan

Noungrandmother
405 obasan

おばさん

Nounaunt; old lady
406 obentou

おべんとう

Nounlunch box; Japanese box lunch
407 oboeru

おぼえる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto remember
408 ocha

おちゃ

Nountea
409 ofuro

おふろ

Nounbath
410 oishii

おいしい

い-adjectivedelicious
411 ojisan

おじさん

Noununcle; old man; mister
412 okaasan

おかあさん

Nounmother; mom; mum; ma
413 okane

おかね

Nounmoney
414 okashi

おかし

Nounconfections; sweets; candy
415 okiru

おきる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto get up; to wake up
416 oku

おく

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto put; to place​
417 okusan

おくさん

Nounwife; your wife; his wife
418 omawari san

おまわりさん

Nounpolice officer (friendly term for policeman)
419 omoi

おもい

い-adjectiveheavy
420 omoshiroi

おもしろい

Adjective, い-adjectiveinteresting
421 onaji

おなじ

Noun, Adverbsame
422 onaka

おなか

Nounstomach
423 oneesan

おねえさん

Nounelder sister; young lady; miss; ma'am
424 ongaku

おんがく

Nounmusic
425 oniisan

おにいさん

Nounolder brother; elder brother; young man; buddy
426 onna

おんな

Noun, Prefixwoman; female sex
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 adjectivalbig; large; great​
431 oozei

おおぜい

Nouncrowd of people; great number of people
432 oriru

おりる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto get off
433 osake

おさけ

Nounalcohol
434 osara

おさら

Nounplate, dish
435 oshieru

おしえる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verb to teach
436 osoi

おそい

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

おす

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

おてあらい

Nountoilet; restroom; lavatory; bathroom
439 otoko

おとこ

Nounman; male
440 otokonoko

おとこのこ

Noun, Expressionboy; male child; baby boy
441 otona

おとな

Nounadult
442 ototoi

おととい

Nounday before yesterday
443 ototoshi

おととし

Nounyear before last
444 otousan

おとうさん

Nounfather; dad; papa; pa; pop; daddy
445 otouto

おとうと

Nounyounger brother
446 owaru

おわる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto finish; to end
447 oyogu

およぐ

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto swim
448 paatii

Noun, Katakanaparty
449 pan

Noun, Katakanabread
450 peeji

Noun, Katakanapage
451 pen

Noun, Katakanapen
452 petto

Noun, Katakanapet
453 poketto

Nounpocket
454 posuto

Noun, Katakanapost
455 puuru

Noun, Katakanaswimming pool
456 raigetsu

らいげつ

Nounnext month
457 rainen

らいねん

Nounnext year
458 raishuu

らいしゅう

Nounnext week
459 rajiio

Noun, Katakanaradio
460 rei

れい

Nounzero
461 reizouko

れいぞうこ

Nounrefrigerator
462 rekoodo

Noun, Katakanarecord
463 renshuu

れんしゅう

Noun, Verb, Suru verbpractice; practicing
464 resutoran

Noun, Katakanarestaurant
465 rippa

りっぱ

Adjective, な-adjectivesplendid
466 roku

ろく

Noun, Numericsix; 6
467 rouka

ろうか

Nouncorridor; hallway; passageway
468 ryokou

りょこう

Noun, Verb, Suru verbtravel; trip; journey; excursion; tour
469 ryouri

りょうり

Noun, Suru verbcuisine
470 ryoushin

りょうしん

Nounparents; both parents
471 ryuugakusei

りゅうがくせい

Nounoverseas student; exchange student
472 saa

Conjunctionwell…
473 saifu

さいふ

Nounpurse; wallet
474 sakana

さかな

Nounfish
475 saki

さき

Noun, Prefix, Suffixprevious; prior; first; earlier
476 saku

さく

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto bloom
477 sakubun

さくぶん

Nounwriting; composition
478 samui

さむい

Adjective, い-adjectivecold
479 san

さん

Noun, Numericthree; 3
480 sanpo

さんぽ

Noun, Verb, Suru verbwalk; stroll
481 sarainen

さらいねん

Nounyear after next
482 sasu

さす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto stretch out hands, to raise an umbrella
483 satou

さとう

Nounsugar
484 se

Nounheight; stature; back; spine
485 sebiro

せびろ

Nounbusiness suit
486 seetaa

Noun, Katakanasweater; jumper
487 seito

せいと

Nounpupil; student
488 sekken

せっけん

Nounsoap
489 semai

せまい

い-adjectivenarrow
490 sen

せん

Noun, Numeric1,000; thousand
491 sengetsu

せんげつ

Nounlast month
492 sensei

せんせい

Noun, Suffixteacher; instructor; master
493 senshuu

せんしゅう

Nounlast week
494 sentaku

せんたく

Noun, Suru verbwashing; laundry
495 shashin

しゃしん

Nounphotograph; photo
496 shatsu

Noun, Katakanashirt
497 shawaa

Noun, Katakanashower
498 shi

Noun, Numericfour; 4
499 shichi

しち

Noun, Numericseven; 7
500 shigoto

しごと

Noun, Verb, Suru verbwork; job; business

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (643)

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