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 usui

うすい

Adjective, い-adjectivethin; weak
602 uta

うた

Nounsong
603 utau

うたう

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

うわぎ

Nouncoat; tunic; jacket; outer garment
605 wai shatsu

Noun, Katakana, Waseishirt
606 wakai

わかい

Adjective, い-adjectiveyoung
607 wakaru

わかる

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

わるい

Adjective, い-adjectivebad; poor; undesirable
609 wasureru

わすれる

Verb, Ichidan verb, Transitive verbto forget
610 wataru

わたる

Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verbto go across
611 watashi

わたし

PronounI; myself
612 watasu

わたす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto hand over
613 yama

やま

Nounmountain; hill
614 yaoya

やおや

Noungreengrocer; fruit and vegetable shop; versatile
615 yaru

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto do
616 yasai

やさい

Nounvegetable
617 yasashii

やさしい

Adjective, い-adjectiveeasy, simple
618 yasui

やすい

Adjective, い-adjectivecheap; inexpensive
619 yasumi

やすみ

Nounrest; vacation; holiday
620 yasumu

やすむ

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

やっつ

Noun, Numericeight: 8
622 yobu

よぶ

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

よい/いい

Adjective, い-adjectivegood
624 yokka

よっか

Nounfourth day of the month / 4 days
625 yoko

よこ

Nounbeside,side,width
626 yoku

Adverboften, well
627 yomu

よむ

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

よる

Nounevening; night
629 yotsu

よつ

Noun, Numericfour; 4
630 youfuku

ようふく

Nounwestern clothes
631 youka

ようか

Nouneighth day of the month / 8 days
632 yowai

よわい

Adjective, い-adjectiveweak
633 yuki

ゆき

Nounsnow
634 yukkuri

Adverbslowly
635 yuube

ゆうべ

Nounlast night
636 yuubinkyoku

ゆうびんきょく

Nounpost office
637 yuugata

ゆうがた

Nounevening; dusk
638 yuuhan

ゆうはん

Nounevening meal
639 yuumei

ゆうめい

Noun, Adjective, な-adjectivefamous
640 zasshi

ざっし

Nounmagazine
641 zenbu

ぜんぶ

Noun, Adverbial Nounall
642 zero

Nounzero
643 zubon

Noun, Katakanatrousers; pants

JLPT N5 vocab List total: (643)

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*NOTE* This is not a complete list of every JLPT vocab yet.

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