N3 JLPT Word List and Vocabulary - Japanese

In this article, we will share a list of words covered in N3 on JLPT. The list is separated by verbs, nouns, adjectives and others. Remembering that many of the words can also be found in the lists of other levels.

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Japanese verbs of the N3

Below is a complete list of N3 verbs in English and Japanese:

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EnglishJapaneseRomaji
unfortunatelyあいにくainiku
remaining; not much あんまりanmari
Where; any いずれizure
possibly; probably おそらくosoraku
onおよそoyoso
disappointedがっかりgakkari
prettyかなりkanari
precisely; correctly きちんとkichinto
boiling; dull ぐつぐつgutsugutsu
deepぐっすりgussuri
za; about ざっzaa
updatingさっぱりsappari
frequent; infinitely しきりshikiri
Without movement; looking じっとjitto
oftenしばしばshibashiba
smoke; you すう
maximumせいぜいseizei
all; exactly the same そっくりsokkuri
smoothlyそっとsotto
full; very たっぷりtappuri
even if; parable たとえtatoe
oftenたびたびtabitabi
casually; by chance たまたまtamatama
perfectly; correctly ちゃんとchanto
in short; I mean つまりtsumari
precisely; like どうfaz
anyway; finally とにかくtonikaku
tondemo; even if とんでもtondemo
because; because なぜnaze
smilingにっこりnikkori
Carefree; chilled out のんびりnonbiri
exactlyぴったりpittari
suddenlyふとfuto
almostほぼvagabundo
vacancyぼんやりbon’yari
no wayまさかmasaka
exactlyまさにmasani
increasinglyますますmasumasu
quite; as if まるでmãegrosseiro
instead; on the contrary むしろmushiro
what if; if もしmoshi
long before; coming soon やがてyagate
a littleややyaya
slowlyゆっくりyukkuri
noisy; wai wai ワイワイwaiwai
on purposeわざとwazato
expressly; to disturb わざわざwazawaza
only; light わずかwazuka
a lot more; more 一層issō
mainly主にomoni
remaining; extra 余りamari
same; absolutely 全くmattaku
again再びfutatabi
simply単にtanni
very大いにōini
little; a little 少しsukoshi
happiness; fortunately 幸いsaiwai
Natural; clear 当然tzen
ever; Certainly 必ずkanarazu
already既にsudeni
one after the other次々tsugitsugi
honesty; honest 正直shōjiki
particularly; especially 特にtokuni
at once; immediately 直ちにtadachini
in a straight line; hetero 真っ直ぐmassugu
abrupt; suddenly 突然totsuzen
so to speak言わばiwaba
finally遂にtsuini
very随分zuibun

N3 adjectives in Japanese

Below is a complete list of N3 verbs in English and Japanese. The first ones will be the adjectives in [NA], followed by the adjectives in [I].

JLPT N3 Level NA adjectives

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EnglishJapaneseRomaji
like thisあんなanna
poor; weak かわいそうkawaisō
globalグローバルgurōbaru
like thisこんなkonna
syrupy; muddy ドロドロdorodoro
whatどんなdonna
dispersed; disjointed ばらばらbarabara
without thoughts; rare めったmetta
not necessary不要fuyō
boss; main 主要shuyō
greatness; great 偉大idai
superiority; excellence 優秀yūshū
intelligent利口rikō
simplicity; simple 単純tanjun
possible可能kanō
identity; same 同一dōitsu
identical; too 同様dōyō
skillful; dexterity 器用kiyō
daze; crazy 夢中muchū
weird奇妙kimyō
I don’t likeiya
perfection; conclude 完全kanzen
easy容易yōi
immense; huge 巨大kyodai
powerful強力kyōryoku
delicate; subtle 微妙bimyo
frantic; desperate 必死hisshi
suddenly急激kyūgeki
fast急速kyūsoku
unexpected; amazing 意外igai
great抜群batsugun
new新たarata
fresh; fresh 新鮮shinsen
obvious明らかakiraka
clear; to clean 明確meikaku
advantage有利yūri
shelf life; valid 有効yūkō
miscellaneous; several 様々samazama
due form; formal 正式seishiki
unfortunate; excuse me 気の毒kinodoku
for real深刻shinkoku
heat; hot 温暖ondan
peculiarity; single 独特dokutoku
direct; hetero choku
bright red真っ赤makka
assurance; clear 確実kakujitsu
calm穏やかodayaka
coarse; weak 粗末somatsu
lovely素敵suteki
splendid; wonderful 見事migoto
abundant; rich 豊かyutaka
abundance; abundant 豊富hofu
precious貴重kichō
relevant; appropriate 適切tekisetsu
moderate適度tekido
for real重大jūdai
important重要jūyō
emergency非常hijō
favorable; soft 順調junchō

JLPT N3 Level NA adjectives

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good; good いいeu
mangy; itch かゆいkayui
lovely; pretty かわいらしいkawairashī
intense; tight きついkitsui
unfortunate; disgusting くやしいkuyashī
can't helpしかたないshikatanai
spicy; painful つらいtsurai
nonexistent; not ないnai
happy; congratulations めでとうmedetō
very young; young 幼いosanai
terrible; spooky 恐ろしいosoroshī
violent; intense 激しいhageshi
deep; dark 濃いkoi
equal等しいhitoshi
rude; thick 粗いarai
good; good 良いyoi
painful苦しいkurushī
intimate; close 親しいshitashī
detailed詳しいkuwashī
poor; weak 貧しいmazushī
sensible; intelligent 賢いkashikoi
pointed; sharp 鋭いsurudoi

Other Japanese words for n3

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EnglishJapaneseRomajiTipo
all; any あらゆるarayuruadnominal
the so-calledいわゆるiwayuruadnominal
thisこのkonoadnominal
whatそのentão nãoadnominal
mere; only 単なるtannaruadnominal
great大したtaishitaadnominal
minhas; meu 我がwagaadnominal
figure; without zuauxiliar
we willせるseruauxiliar
simple copulation; what n / dauxiliar
notないnaiauxiliar
simple copulation; if ならnaraauxiliar
simple copulation; for niauxiliar
figure; H nauxiliar
orあるいはaruiwaconjunção
goodさてsaciarconjunção
Besides that; more さらにsaraniconjunção
Besides that; Besides that, しかもshikamoconjunção
That is; that is, すなわちsunawachiconjunção
common; only ただtadaconjunção
Besides that; note that なおnaoconjunção
one; While 一方ippōconjunção
againmataconjunção
Besides that; more 更にsaraniconjunção
one; oh あっum ^interjeição
youuinterjeição

N3 Japanese Nouns

Below is a complete list of N3 nouns in English and Japanese. We've left the nouns last, as it's the longest word list in the N5 of this article. I hope you enjoyed the article! Share and leave your comments…

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EnglishJapaneseRomaji
below下記kaki
Open; Open オープンòpun
abuse; bad language 悪口waruguchi
camp; camping キャンプkyanpu
to hit; hit ヒットhitto
postponement延期enki
nice; comfort 快適kaiteki
Act; because せいsei
adjustment加減kagen
album; album アルバムarubamu
allergyアレルギーarerugi
food; bait esa
rent; rent 家賃yachin
rent; location レンタルrentaru
love; affection 愛情aijō
love; love ai
animeアニメanime
handshake握手akushu
support; Support サポートsapōto
support; thanks おかげokage
presentationプレゼンpurezen
presentation; presentations プレゼンテーションpurezenteishon
archive; files ファイルfairu
rice; rice plant ine
settlement; liquidate 解決kaiketsu
seat; cough せきseki
assistance; help 援助enjo
behind; before 以前izen
performance; acting 演技engi
autograph; sign サインsain
badmintonバドミントンbadominton
Baggage荷物nimotsu
Bankベンチbenchi
gang; band バンドbando
WC; toilet トイレットtoiretto
boatボートboto
tentテントdez á
beat; knock ノックnokku
beverage; drink ドリンクdorinku
beverage!; at once 一気ikki
eggplantなすnasu
bicycle; motorcycle バイクbaiku
cookie; Cookies クッキーkukkī
to yawn; yawn あくびakubi
ball; ball ボールbōru
bowlingボウリングbōringu
handbag; bag バッグbaggu
earringsピアスpiasu
sprout; bud eu
eachそれぞれsorezore
coffeeカフェkafe
calorie; calories カロリーkarorī
digital cameraデジカメdejikame
walking; hiking ハイキングhaikingu
truckトラックtorakku
wayパスpasu
way; we will しょうshō
cancelキャンセルkyanseru
singer歌手kashu
cardカードkado
Playing cardsトランプtoranpu
case; case ケースkeisu
scenario; painting 絵画kaiga
carrotにんじんninjin
centerセンターsentā
beerビールbīru
basketかごkago
flamehonō
chanceチャンスchansu
barbecueバーベキューbābekyū
Citymachi
beltベルトberuto
Grey; ashes hai
Gray; Grey グレーgurei
circleサークルsākuru
classicalクラシックkurashikku
club; club クラブkurabu
koalaコアラkoara
roof; roof 屋根yane
codeコードkōdo
Bunnyうさぎusagi
coincidence; correspondence 一致icchi
classmate; classmate クラスメイトkurasumeito
begin; start 開始kaishi
comedyコメディーkomedī
food; food フードfudo
how it is; how is it ままmama
shoppingショッピングshoppingu
Communicationコミュニケーションkomyunikeishon
set; sets セットsetto
consciousness意識ishiki
advice; advices アドバイスadobaisu
account; accounting 会計kaikei
contact; contacts コンタクトkontakuto
conversation; Speaking しゃべりshaberi
running; running ランニングranningu
cut; cut カットkatto
price; quote 引用in’yō
crack; crack ひびhibi
creamクリームkurīmu
crossing; crossing 横断ōdan
medical care; medical treatment 医療iryō
coupon; coupon クーポンkūpon
danceダンスdansu
inside; out うちuchi
get off the train; going down 下りkudari
since; since 以来irai
destiny; edge en
dayデーdei
devil悪魔akuma
Diamond; diamond ダイヤdaiya
diet; diet ダイエットdaietto
difference違いchigai
diplomacy外交gaikō
to drive; drive ドライブdoraibu
speech演説enzetsu
speechスピーチsupīchi
discussionディスカッションdisakasshon
dramaドラマdorama
screen画面gamen
selfishness; selfish わがままwagamama
around回りmawari
meeting; dating デートdeito
meeting; meeting 会合kaigō
Address; destiny 宛先atesaki
energyエネルギーenerugī
eelうなぎunagi
balance; balance バランスbaransu
team; team チームchīmu
mistake; Ms ミスmisu
officeオフィスofisu
species; kind 一種isshu
sport; sports スポーツsupoku
wife; fiancee yome
skiing; ski スキーsuki
stability; stable 安定antei
internshipインターンシップintanshippu
style; styles スタイルsutairu
stomacheu
foreign; abroad 海外kaigai
strangeness; not normal 異常ijō
starスターsutā
stressストレスsutoresu
eternity永遠eien
eternity; perpetual 永久eikyū
Europeヨーロッパyoproppa
event; events イベントibento
expansion拡大kakudai
explanation; interpretation 解釈kaishaku
ironアイロンairon
stand; stand スタンドsuta
Finlandフィンランドfinrando
seal; seal em
fire火災kasai
fireworks花火hanabi
Earphone; headphones ヘッドホンheddohon
outアウトauto
form; parentheses かっこkakko
fortune; luck un
brakeブレーキbureiki
fruitフルーツfuru
smokekemuri
employees; the team スタッフsutaffu
gargleうがいugai
ice; ice cream アイスaisu
general一般ippan
general; about だいたいdaitai
golfゴルフgorufu
gourmetグルメgurume
degree; on ほどhodo
groupグループgurūpu
hamburgerハンバーガーhanbāgā
homestayホームステイhōmusutei
hornetスズメバチsuzumebachi
humorユーモアyūmoa
yacht; sailboat ヨットyotto
idea; idea アイディアaidia
idea; to plan a
moron; Stupid バカbaka
Image画像gazō
print印刷insatsu
print印象inshō
influence影響eikyō
intention; will 意思ishi
interior; come back oku
light switch; switch スイッチsuicchi
yogurtヨーグルトyoguruto
irritationいらいらiraira
dinnerディナーdinā
gardeningガーデニングgādeningu
jugピッチャーpicchā
jeansジーンズjīnzu
Playing演奏ensō
gamesゲームgeimu
kushami; sneezing くしゃみkushami
side; buckwheat そばsoba
launch; lunch ランチranchi
milkミルクmiruku
lens; lens レンズrenzu
lesson; section ka
liquid; the net ネットnetto
literリットルrittoru
place, put; local ところtokoro
place, put; position 位置ichi
monkeysaru
spaghettiめんhomens
lighter; lighter ライターraitā
more; plus プラスpurasu
mom; mother ママmamãe
mansionマンションmanshon
maintenance維持iji
make up化粧keshō
open sea; offshore tudo bem eu
mask; mask マスクmasuku
pasta; pastas パスタpasuta
matsuまつmatsu
medal; medals メダルmedaru
medallion; rocket ロケットroketto
doctor医師ishi
improvement; improvement 改善kaizen
member会員kaiin
committee member委員iin
member; deputies メンバーmenbā
memorization暗記anki
lieuso
Marketplaceマーケットmāketto
stinginess; stingy ケチkechi
mike; microphone マイクmaiku
furniture; furniture 家具kagu
fashionファッションfasshon
model; the model モデルmoderado
mold; mold カビkabi
time一瞬isshun
Strawberryいちごichigo
mosquitoka
motor; engine エンジンenjin
moving; moving 引っ越しhikkoshi
music音楽ongaku
boyfriends; valentine バレンタインbarentain
swimming; swim 泳ぎoyogi
Christmasクリスマスkurisumasu
needsニーズnizu
noteメモmemo
number; kazu かずkazu
nutrition栄養eiyō
the e-mail; email メールmeiru
the business; sales 営業eigyō
the past; past 過去kako
goalゴールgōru
sunglasses; sunglasses サングラスsangurasu
Olympic; Olympic Games オリンピックorinpikku
patience我慢gaman
page; page ページpeiji
Santa Clausサンタクロースsantakurōsu
paper; of paper ペーパーpeipā
Parisパリpari
passportパスポートpasupto
tour; going out 外出gaishutsu
pastry shop; sweets 菓子kashi
skate; skating スケートsukeito
order依頼irai
pityhane
pity; pathetic 哀れconsciente
cucumberキュウリkyūri
pilotパイロットpairotto
chiliこしょうkoshō
pinピンpin
painter画家gaka
picnicピクニックpikunikku
Pizzaピザpiza
plan; to plan プランpuran
platform; home page ホームhōmu
plug; plug プラグpuragu
dustほこりhokori
pollution汚染osen
pigeon; hato はとhato
Percent; percentage パーセントpāsento
price価格kakaku
loss; lesion 怪我kega
Hamハムhamu
first; fast ファストfasuto
cousinいとこitoko
Prince; prince 王子ōji
private; particular プライベートpuraibeito
process; sue すえprocessar
professionalプロpuro
project; the project プロジェクトpurojekuto
projectorプロジェクターpurojekutā
provocation; prank いたずらitazura
cheeseチーズchizu
Dear; honey はちみつhachimitsu
kilo-; kilo キロkiro
chemistry化学kagaku
frog; shrimp エビebi
tail; tail しっぽshippo
speed; velocity スピードsupīdo
racketラケットraketto
mouse; rat ネズミnezumi
receiving; give me ちょうだいchōdai
recipeレシピreshipi
recovery回復kaifuku
King; king ō
removal; to move 移動eu faço
rivalライバルraibaru
clothes衣服ifuku
wrinkle; wrinkles しわshiwa
rumoruwasa
leavesさいsai
living room; bedroom ルームrūmu
satellite衛星eisei
retire; retired 引退intai
safety; safe 安全anzen
service; services サービスsābisu
your forgiveness; excuse me ごめんgomen
system; the system システムshisutemu
sofaソファーsofá
shadowkage
soupスープsūpu
softソフトsofuto
juiceジュースjusu
subject; subjects 科目kamoku
surface; hospitality おもてomote
supplementサプリsapuri
supplementサプリメントsapurimento
coverfuta
evening; yube ゆうべyūbe
housework; Housework 家事kaji
televisão; tv テレビterebi
temperature温度ondo
time; When ときtoki
Tuesday; Tuesday 火曜kayo
groundグラウンドguraundo
scissors; scissors はさみhasami
auntおばoba
bowlボウルbōru
inkインクinku
uncleおじoji
titleタイトルtaitoru
towelタオルtaoru
tomatoトマトtomate
topic; theme テーマteima
topトップtoppu
coughせきseki
coughseki
office workerサラリーマンsararīman
team workチームワークchīmuwāku
coach; coach コーチkochi
trainingトレーニングtoreiningu
pipe; pipe パイプpaipu
all at onceいっせいissei
tunnelトンネルtonneru
udonうどんudon
whiskey; whiskey ウイスキーuisukī
oneichi
one by one; each one 一人一人hitorihitori
a house; family 一家ikka
one hour; temporary 一時ichiji
single word; a word 一言hitokoto
uniformユニフォームyunifōmu
universe; space 宇宙uchu
go; will 意志ishi
value価値kachi
advantage; benefits メリットmeritto
balconyベランダberanda
saleセールseiru
wear; dress ドレスdoresu
whole life; a life 一生isshō
videoビデオbideo
glass; of glass グラスgurasu
wineワインwain
vinylビニールbinīru
violation違反ihan
violinバイオリンbaiorin
virusウイルスuirusu
will; motivation やる気yaruki
yin; shadow kage

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