JLPT N5 Vocabulary


to speak; to talk; to converse

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【はなす】(hanasu)


  • to talk; to speak; to converse; to chat
  • to tell; to explain; to narrate; to mention; to describe; to discuss

Basic conjugations:

  • 話さない (hanasanai) negative
  • 話します (hanashimasu) polite
  • 話して (hanashite) te form

Type: Verb, Godan verb, Transitive 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

nani wo hanashiteita no?
What were you talking about?
Example #2

ima hanashitemo ii desu ka?
Can I talk to you now?
Example #3

nihongo wo hanasu toki kinchou suru.
I get nervous when I speak Japanese.
Example #4

ato de hanashimasu.
I will talk to you later.
Example #5

watashi wa sukoshi nihongo wo hanasemasu.
I speak a little bit of Japanese.

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