Japanese N5 Vocabulary List

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昨日きのうyesterday
きゅうnine
牛肉ぎゅうにくbeef
牛乳ぎゅうにゅうmilk
今日きょうtoday, this day
教室きょうしつclassroom
兄弟きょうだいsiblings (brothers and sisters)
去年きょねんlast year
嫌いきらいdislike, hate
切るきるto cut, to chop
着るきるto wear, to put on (from shoulders down)
きれいpretty, clean, nice, tidy
キロ/キログラムkilo (kilogram)
キロ/キロメートルkilo (kilometre)
銀行ぎんこうbank
金曜日きんようびFriday
nine
くすりmedicine
ください(with te-form verb) please do for me
果物くだものfruit
くちmouth, orifice, opening
くつshoes, footwear
靴下くつしたsocks
くにcountry
曇りくもりcloudiness, cloudy weather
曇るくもるto become cloudy, to become dim
暗いくらいdark, gloomy
~くらい/ぐらいapproximate (quantity)
クラスclass
グラムgram
来るくるto come
くるまcar, vehicle
くろblack
黒いくろいblack
警官けいかんpoliceman
今朝けさthis morning
消すけすto erase, to delete, to turn off power
結構けっこうnice, enough
結婚けっこん(する)marriage
月曜日げつようびMonday
玄関げんかんentrance-way, entry hall
元気げんきhealth
~個~こcounter for small items
five
~語~ごword, language
公園こうえん(public) park
交差点こうさてんintersection
紅茶こうちゃblack tea
交番こうばんpolice box
こえvoice
コートcoat
コーヒーcoffee
ここhere, this place
午後ごごafternoon, P.M.
九日ここのかnine days, the ninth day (of the month)
九つここのつnine
午前ごぜんmorning, A.M.
答えるこたえるto answer, to reply
こちらthis eg person, way
こっちthis eg person, way
コップcup
今年ことしthis year
言葉ことばword
子供こどもchild, children
このthis
御飯ごはんrice (cooked), meal
コピー・するto copy
困るこまるto be worried, to be bothered
これthis
~ころ/~ごろabout, approximately (time)
今月こんげつthis month
今週こんしゅうthis week
こんなsuch, like this
今晩こんばんtonight, this evening
さあcome now, well
~歳~さい~years-old
財布さいふwallet
さかなfish
さきthe future, former, previous
咲くさくto bloom
作文さくぶんcomposition, writing
差すさすto raise (stretch out) hands, to raise (eg umbrella)
~冊~さつcounter for books
雑誌ざっしmagazine
砂糖さとうsugar
寒いさむいcold (e.g. weather)
さ来年さらいねんyear after next
~さんMr or Mrs
さんthree
散歩さんぽ(する)walk, stroll
four
~時~じtime (~ O’clock)
しおsalt
しかしhowever, but
時間じかんtime
~時間~じかん~hours
仕事しごとwork, occupation, employment
辞書じしょdictionary
静かしずかquiet, peaceful
したunder, below, beneath

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