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
601 tenki

てんき

Nounweather; the elements
602 tokei

とけい

Nounwatch; clock; timepiece
603 toki

とき

Nountime; moment; occasion; chance
604 tokidoki

ときどき

Noun, Adverbsometimes; at times
605 tomodachi

ともだち

Noun friend; companion
606 tooka

とおか

Nountenth day of the month / 10 days
607 toru

とる

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto take; to pick up; to harvest; to earn; to win; to choose
608 toshi

とし

Nounyear; age
609 toshokan

としょかん

Nounlibrary
610 tsuitachi

ついたち

Nounfirst day of the month
611 ue

うえ

Noun, の-adjective, Suffixabove; up; over; top; surface
612 umareru

うまれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Intransitive verbto be born
613 uru

うる

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto sell
614 ushiro

うしろ

Nounback; behind; rear
615 uwagi

うわぎ

Nouncoat; tunic; jacket; outer garment
616 wakaru

わかる

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

わるい

Adjective, い-adjectivebad; poor; undesirable
618 wasureru

わすれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto forget
619 yama

やま

Nounmountain; hill
620 yaoya

やおや

Noungreengrocer; fruit and vegetable shop; versatile
621 yasui

やすい

Adjective, い-adjectivecheap; inexpensive
622 yasumi

やすみ

Nounrest; vacation; holiday
623 yasumu

やすむ

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

やっつ

Noun, Numericeight: 8
625 yokka

よっか

Nounfourth day of the month / 4 days
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 youka

ようか

Nouneighth day of the month / 8 days
630 yuube

ゆうべ

Nounlast night
631 yuugata

ゆうがた

Nounevening; dusk
632 yuuhan

ゆうはん

Nounevening meal
633 yuumei

ゆうめい

Noun, Adjective, な-adjectivefamous

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (273)

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