JLPT N5 Vocabulary


to go; to move

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【いく】(iku)


  • to go;
  • to move (in a direction or towards a specific location);
  • to head (towards);
  • to be transported (towards)

いく / いかない = to go / not go
いきます / いきません = more formal
いって = te form
いった = past tense
いきました = past tense (polite)

Type: Verb, Godan verb, Intransitive verb

Level: JLPT N5 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese furigana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

itsu iku no?
When will you go?
Example #2

doko ni iku n desu ka?
Where are you going?
Example #3

raishuu no suiyoubi ni sochira he iku.
I'll go over there next Wednesday.
Example #4

watashi wa kore kara jimu ni ikimasu.
I'm going to the gym after this.
Example #5

tsugi no ryokou wa itaria ni itte mitai.
For my next vacation, I'd like to visit Italy.
Example #6

watashi wa itsuka kaigai ni ikitai desu.
I want to go overseas sometime.

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