Japanese N5 Vocabulary List

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誕生日たんじょうびbirthday
だんだんgradually, by degrees
小さいちいさいsmall, little
小さなちいさなsmall, little
近いちかいnear, close by, short
違うちがうto differ (from)
近くちかくnear
地下鉄ちかてつunderground train, subway
地図ちずmap
ちち(one’s own) father
茶色ちゃいろbrown
ちゃわんrice bowl
~中~ちゅうduring, while ~ing
ちょうどjust, right, exactly
ちょっとa little, somewhat
一日ついたちfor one day, first of month
使うつかうto use
疲れるつかれるto get tired, to tire
つぎnext
着くつくto arrive at, to reach
つくえdesk
作るつくるto make, to create
つけるto turn on (eg a light)
勤めるつとめるto serve, to work (for)
つまらないinsignificant, boring
冷たいつめたいcold (to the touch)
強いつよいstrong, powerful
hand
テープtape
テープレコーダーtape recorder
テーブルtable
出かけるでかけるto depart, to go out
手紙てがみletter
できるto be able to
出口でぐちexit
テストtest
ではwith that…
デパートdepartment store
でもbut, however
出るでるto appear, to leave
テレビtelevision, TV
天気てんきweather
電気でんきelectricity, (electric) light
電車でんしゃelectric train
電話でんわtelephone
door (Japanese style)
~度~どcounter for occurrences
ドアdoor (Western style)
トイレtoilet
どうhow, in what way
どうしてwhy?, for what reason
どうぞplease, kindly, by all means
動物どうぶつanimal
どうもthanks, very
とおten
遠いとおいfar, distant
十日とおかten days, the tenth (day of the month)
~時~ときat the time of ~
時々ときどきsometimes
時計とけいwatch, clock
どこwhere, what place
ところplace
としyear, age
図書館としょかんlibrary
どちらwhich, which way
どっちwhich one, which way
とてもvery
どなたwho
となりnext to, next door to
どのwhich
飛ぶとぶto fly, to hop
止まるとまるto come to a halt
友達ともだちfriend
土曜日どようびSaturday
とりbird
とり肉とりにくchicken meat
取るとるto take
撮るとるto take (a photo)
どれwhich (of three or more)
どんなwhat, what kind of
ないthere isn’t, doesn’t have
ナイフknife
なかinside, middle, among
長いながいlong
~ながらwhile ~ing, during, although
鳴くなくto sing (bird), to make sound (animal)
無くすなくすto lose something
なぜwhy
なつsummer
夏休みなつやすみsummer vacation, summer holiday
~などet cetera
七つななつseven
なん/なにwhat
七日なのかseven days, the seventh day (of the month)
名前なまえname
習うならうto learn
並ぶならぶto line up, to stand in a line
並べるならべるto line up, to set up
なるto become
何~なん~what sort of ~

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