JLPT N4 Vocabulary list

N4 Vocabulary List For The JLPT (600 vocabulary You Need!)

As with the N5 list, studying for the N4 you will need to know approximatley 1500 vocabulary words (Looks like alot, however how many 2000 word essays did you write in school?), approximately 250 kanji and of course Grammer.

Below i have attached a list of vocab and kanji you will need to pass the JLPT n4 !

KanaKanjiMeaning意味
Ah
ああlike that, that way
あいさつ・するgreeting
あいだspace, interval
あう合うto fit, to match
あかちゃんbaby, infant
あがる上がるto rise, to go up
あかんぼう赤ん坊baby
あく空くto open, to become empty
アクセサリーaccessory
あげるto give
あさい浅いshallow, superficial
あじflavor, taste
アジアAsia
あす明日tomorrow
あそび遊びplay
あつまる集るto gather, to collect
あつめる集めるto collect, to assemble
アナウンサーannouncer
アフリカAfrica
アメリカAmerica
あやまる謝るto apologize
アルコールalcohol
アルバイトpart-time job
あんしん安心peace of mind, relief
あんぜん安全safety, security
あんなsuch, like that
あんない・する案内information, guidance
いか以下less than, below
いがい以外with the exception of, excepting
いがく医学medical science
いきる生きるto live, to exist
いくら~てもhowever much one may ~
いけん意見opinion, view
いしstone
いじめるto tease, to torment
いじょう以上more than, this is all
いそぐ急ぐto hurry, to rush
いたす致す(hum) to do
いただくto receive, to take food or drink (hum)
いちど一度once, one time
いっしょうけんめい一生懸命as well as one can, with utmost effort
いっぱいfull, to the utmost
いとthread
いない以内within, inside of
いなか田舎rural, countryside
いのる祈るto pray, to wish
いらっしゃる(hon) to be, to come, to go
~いん~員member of ~
うえる植えるto plant, to grow
うかがうto visit
うかがうto ask
うけつけ受付reception (desk), information ガス
うける受けるto take (lesson, test), to undergo
うごく動くto move
うそlie
うちwithin
うつ打つto hit, to strike
うつくしい美しいbeautiful, lovely
うつす写すcopy, to photograph, to film
うつる移るto move (house), to transfer (department)
うでarm
うまいdelicious
うらreverse side, wrong side, back
うりば売り場place where things are sold
うれしいhappy, glad
うんyes (informal), alright
うんてんしゅ運転手driver, chauffeur
うんてん・する運転driving
うんどう・する運動exercise
エスカレーターescalator
えだbranch, twig
えらぶ選ぶto choose, to select
えんりょ・する遠慮restraint, reserve
おいでになる(hon)to be
おいわいお祝いcongratulation, celebration
オートバイmotorcycle (lit: auto-bi(ke))
オーバーovercoat
おかげthanks or owing to
おかしいstrange, funny
~おきafter every ~
おく100,000,000, hundred million
おくじょう屋上rooftop
おくりもの贈り物present, gift
おくる送るto send (a thing), to dispatch
おくれる遅れるto be late, to be delayed
おこさんお子さん(someone else’s) child
おこす起こすto wake someone
おこなう行うto perform, to do, to carry out
おこる怒るto get angry, to be angry
おしいれ押し入れcloset
おじょうさんお嬢さん(1) (hon) daughter, (2) young lady
おたくお宅(pol) your house, your home
おちる落ちるto fall, to drop
おっしゃる(hon) to say, to speak
おっとhusband
おつりchange (money), balance
おとsound, note
おとす落すto drop, to lose
おどり踊りdance
おどる踊るto dance
おどろく驚くto be surprised, to be astonished
おまつりお祭りfestival
おみまいお見舞いcalling on someone who is ill, enquiry
おみやげお土産souvenir
おもいだす思い出すto recall, to remember
おもう思うto think, to feel
おもちゃtoy
おもてthe front, surface, exterior

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