Top 100 JLPT N5 Vocabulary List by Category

JLPT N5 Japanese Vocabulary

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Colors in Japanese

1黒いくろいblack
2茶色ちゃいろbrown
3いろcolour
4みどりgreen
5赤いあかいred
6白いしろいWhite
7黄色いきいろいyellow
8黄色きいろyellow
9青いあおいblue

Animals related vocabulary in Japanese

10とりbird
11ねこcat
12いぬdog
13さかなFish

Body related vocabulary in Japanese

14みみear
15あたまhead
16eye
17tooth
18くちmouth, opening

Clothing related vocabulary in Japanese

19帽子ぼうしhat
20上着うわぎjacket
21ふくclothes
22くつShoes
23 シャツShirt
24洋服ようふくwestern-style clothes

Family related vocablary in Japanese

25お父さんおとうさん(honorable) father
26お母さんおかあさん(honorable) mother
27お兄さんおにいさん(honorable) older brother
28お姉さんおねえさん(honorable) older sister
29奥さんおくさん(honorable) wife
30あに(humble) older brother
31あね(humble) older sister
32兄弟きょうだい(humble) siblings
33いもうと(humble) younger sister
34伯母さん/叔母さんおばさんAunt
35子供こどもChild
36家族かぞくFamily
37伯父/叔父おじいさんgrandfather, male senior citizen
38 おばあさんgrandmother, female senior-citizen

Food and beverage related vocabulary in Japanese

39牛乳ぎゅうにゅうMilk
40お酒おさけalcohol, rice wine
41牛肉ぎゅうにくBeef
42紅茶こうちゃblack tea
43 バターbutter
44あめcandy
45とり肉とりにくchicken meat
46 カレーCurry
47夕飯ゆうはんdinner
48果物くだものFruit
49お茶おちゃgreen tea

Home related vocabulary in Japanese

50お風呂おふろBath
51お手洗いおてあらいbathroom
52玄関げんかんentry hall
53部屋へやroom
54階段かいだんStairs
55掃除そうじするto clean, to sweep
56まどwindow

Location related vocabulary in Japanese

57はしbridge
58みちstreet
59銀行ぎんこうBank
60映画館えいがかんcinema
61喫茶店きっさてんcoffee lounge
62会社かいしゃCompany
63 デパートdepartment store
64食堂しょくどうdining hall
65大使館たいしかんembassy
66外国がいこくforeign country
67にわgarden
68図書館としょかんlibrary
69地図ちずmap
70大学だいがくuniversity
71むらvillage
72公園こうえんPark
73交番こうばんpolice box
74郵便局ゆうびんきょくpost office

Nature related vocabulary in Japanese

75はなflower
76川/河かわRiver
77みずwater
78そらSky
79はるspring
80なつsummer
81tree, wood
82あきautumn
83晴れはれclear weather
84曇りくもりcloudy weather
85ゆきsnow
86ふゆwinter
87やまmountain
88うみsea
89かぜWind

Action related vocabulary in Japanese

90飛ぶとぶto fly,to hop
91起きるおきるto get up
92持つもつto hold
93待つまつto wait
94歩くあるくto walk
95洗うあらうto wash
96出すだすto put out
97休むやすむto rest
98言ういうto say
99歌ううたうto sing
100話すはなすto speak

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