Japanese N5 Vocabulary List

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しちseven
質問しつもんquestion, inquiry
自転車じてんしゃbicycle
自動車じどうしゃautomobile
死ぬしぬto die
字引じびきdictionary
自分じぶんmyself, oneself
閉まるしまるto close, to be closed
閉めるしめるto close, to shut
締めるしめるto tie, to fasten
じゃ/じゃあwell, well then
写真しゃしんphotograph
シャツshirt, singlet
シャワーshower
じゅうten
~中~じゅうduring, while
~週間~しゅうかん~weeks
授業じゅぎょうlesson, class work
宿題しゅくだいhomework
上手じょうずskill, skillful, dexterity
丈夫じょうぶstrong, solid, durable
しょうゆsoy sauce
食堂しょくどうcafeteria, dining hall
知るしるto know, to understand
しろwhite
白いしろいwhite
~人~にんcounter for people
新聞しんぶんnewspaper
水曜日すいようびWednesday
吸うすうto smoke, to breathe in, to suck
スカートskirt
好きすきliking, fondness, love
~すぎto exceed, ~ too much
少ないすくないa few, scarce
すぐ・にimmediately, instantly
少しすこしlittle, few
涼しいすずしいcool, refreshing
~ずつat a time, gradually
ストーブheater (lit: stove)
スプーンspoon
スポーツsport
ズボンtrousers (fr: jupon)
住むすむto reside, to live in
スリッパslippers
するto do, to try
座るすわるto sit
せいheight, stature
生徒せいとpupil
セーターsweater, jumper
石鹸せっけんsoap
背広せびろbusiness suit
狭いせまいnarrow, confined, small
ゼロzero
せんthousand, many
先月せんげつlast month
先週せんしゅうlast week, the week before
先生せんせいteacher, master, doctor
洗濯せんたくwashing, laundry
全部ぜんぶall, entire, whole
そう/そうですappears, to be the case
掃除そうじ(する)cleaning, sweeping
そうして/そしてand, like that
そこthat place, there
そちらover there
そっちover there
そとoutside, exterior
そのthat
そばnear, close, beside
そらsky
それit, that
それからand then, after that
それではin that situation, well then…
~台~だいcounter for vehicles/machines
大学だいがくuniversity
大使館たいしかんembassy
大丈夫だいじょうぶsafe, all right, O.K.
大好きだいすきvery likeable, like very much
大切たいせつimportant
台所だいどころkitchen
たいへんvery
たいへんdifficult situation, tough situation
高いたかいtall, high
高いたかいexpensive
~だけonly ~, just ~
たくさんmany, a lot, much
タクシーtaxi
出すだすto put out, to send
~たちplural suffix
立つたつto stand
たてlength, height
建物たてものbuilding
楽しいたのしいenjoyable, fun
頼むたのむto request, to ask
たばこtobacco, cigarettes
たぶんperhaps, probably
食べ物たべものfood
食べるたべるto eat
たまごegg(s)
だれwho
誰かだれかsomeone, somebody

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