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
501 otousan

おとうさん

Nounfather; dad; papa; pa; pop; daddy
502 raigetsu

らいげつ

Nounnext month
503 rainen

らいねん

Nounnext year
504 raishuu

らいしゅう

Nounnext week
505 renshuu

れんしゅう

Noun, Verb, Suru verbpractice; practicing
506 roku

ろく

Noun, Numericsix; 6
507 rouka

ろうか

Nouncorridor; hallway; passageway
508 ryokou

りょこう

Noun, Verb, Suru verbtravel; trip; journey; excursion; tour
509 ryuugakusei

りゅうがくせい

Nounoverseas student; exchange student
510 saki

さき

Noun, Prefix, Suffixprevious; prior; first; earlier
511 san

さん

Noun, Numericthree; 3
512 sanpo

さんぽ

Noun, Verb, Suru verbwalk; stroll
513 sarainen

さらいねん

Nounyear after next
514 seito

せいと

Nounpupil; student
515 sen

せん

Noun, Numeric1,000; thousand
516 sengetsu

せんげつ

Nounlast month
517 sensei

せんせい

Noun, Suffixteacher; instructor; master
518 senshuu

せんしゅう

Nounlast week
519 shi

Noun, Numericfour; 4
520 shichi

しち

Noun, Numericseven; 7
521 shigoto

しごと

Noun, Verb, Suru verbwork; job; business
522 shinbun

しんぶん

Nounnewspaper
523 shiro

しろ

Nounwhite; innocence; innocent person
524 shiroi

しろい

Adjective, い-adjectivewhite
525 shita

した

Nounbelow; down; under; bottom
526 shitsumon

しつもん

Noun, Verb, Suru verbquestion; inquiry
527 shokudou

しょくどう

Nouncafeteria; dining room
528 shukudai

しゅくだい

Nounhomework; assignment; pending issue
529 soto

そと

Nounoutside; exterior;
530 suiyoubi

すいようび

NounWednesday
531 sukoshi

すこし

Noun, Adverba little (bit); small quantity; few; short distance
532 sukunai

すくない

い-adjectivefew; a little; scarce; insufficient; seldom
533 sumu

すむ

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto live in; to reside; to inhabit; to dwell; to abide
534 taberu

たべる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto eat
535 taisetsu

たいせつ

Noun, Adjective, な-adjectiveimportant; necessary; indispensable; beloved
536 taishikan

たいしかん

Nounembassy
537 takai

たかい

Adjective, い-adjectivehigh; tall; expensive; above average
538 tanjoubi

たんじょうび

Nounbirthday
539 te

Nounhand; arm
540 tegami

てがみ

NounLetter (message)​

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (273)

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