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
601 uta

うた

Nounsong
602 utau

うたう

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verb, Transitive verbto sing
603 uwagi

うわぎ

Nouncoat; tunic; jacket; outer garment
604 wai shatsu

Noun, Katakana, Waseishirt
605 wakai

わかい

Adjective, い-adjectiveyoung
606 wakaru

わかる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto understand; to comprehend; to grasp; to see; to get; to follow
607 warui

わるい

Adjective, い-adjectivebad; poor; undesirable
608 wasureru

わすれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto forget
609 wataru

わたる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto go across
610 watashi

わたし

PronounI; myself
611 watasu

わたす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto hand over
612 yama

やま

Nounmountain; hill
613 yaoya

やおや

Noungreengrocer; fruit and vegetable shop; versatile
614 yaru

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto do
615 yasai

やさい

Nounvegetable
616 yasashii

やさしい

Adjective, い-adjectiveeasy, simple
617 yasui

やすい

Adjective, い-adjectivecheap; inexpensive
618 yasumi

やすみ

Nounrest; vacation; holiday
619 yasumu

やすむ

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto be absent; to take a day off; to rest
620 yattsu

やっつ

Noun, Numericeight: 8
621 yobu

よぶ

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto call out,to invite
622 yoi/ii

よい/いい

Adjective, い-adjectivegood
623 yokka

よっか

Nounfourth day of the month / 4 days
624 yoko

よこ

Nounbeside,side,width
625 yoku

Adverboften, well
626 yomu

よむ

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto read; to guess; to predict; to read (someone's thoughts)
627 yoru

よる

Nounevening; night
628 yotsu

よつ

Noun, Numericfour; 4
629 youfuku

ようふく

Nounwestern clothes
630 youka

ようか

Nouneighth day of the month / 8 days
631 yowai

よわい

Adjective, い-adjectiveweak
632 yuki

ゆき

Nounsnow
633 yukkuri

Adverbslowly
634 yuube

ゆうべ

Nounlast night
635 yuubinkyoku

ゆうびんきょく

Nounpost office
636 yuugata

ゆうがた

Nounevening; dusk
637 yuuhan

ゆうはん

Nounevening meal
638 yuumei

ゆうめい

Noun, Adjective, な-adjectivefamous
639 zasshi

ざっし

Nounmagazine
640 zenbu

ぜんぶ

Noun, Adverbial Nounall
641 zero

Nounzero
642 zubon

Noun, Katakanatrousers; pants

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (642)

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