List of Japanese Verbs - N5

In this article, we will see a complete list of verbs of the Japanese language N5 JLPT. Remembering that verbs can have other uses and meanings, according to the sentence and may not be present in this list. It is up to you to interpret and get the feeling of each verb.

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KanjiFuriganaRomajiverb in English
会うあうauto know
開くあくaku / hikaruopen   (shops, flowers)
開けるあけるakeruOpen
 あげるageruto give
遊ぶあそぶasobuto play
浴びるあびるabirutake a bath
洗うあらうwowto wash
有るあるarube, have, exist
あるあるaruto possess
歩くあるくarukuwalking (on foot)
言ういうiuI mean, to say-
行くいくikugo
 いるiruneed, refuge must be required
 いるiruexist
入れるいれるireruinsert, place, enter
歌ううたうutausing
生まれるうまれるumareruborn, arise
売るうるurusell
起きるおきるokiruWake up
 おくokuput on
送るおくるokurusubmit
押すおすosupush
覚えるおぼえるoboerumemorize, remember
泳ぐおよぐoyoguswim
降りるおりるorirugetting off (from a car, ladder)
終わるおわるowarufinish
買うかうkaupurchase
返すかえすkaesureturn (objects)
帰るかえるkaerureturn, leave (home)
 かかるkakaruhave time, take
書くかくkakuwrite
 かけるkakeruwear
 かけるkakerumake a phone call
貸すかすkasulend
冠るかぶるkaburuput on the head (hat, cap)
借りるかりるkariruborrow
消えるきえるkierudisappear,
聞くきくkikulisten
切るきるkirucut
着るきるkiruput on, put on
来るくるkurucome over
消すけすkesuerase, shut down, & extinguish
答えるこたえるkotaeruanswer
困るこまるkomarudifficulty, problems
咲くさくsakuflourish
 さすsasuopen an umbrella
死ぬしぬshinudie
閉まるしまるshimaruclose (intransitive, godan )
閉めるしめるshimeruclose (transitive, ichidan)
締めるしめるshimerutie the tie
知るしるshiruknow
吸うすうsuubreathe, smoke
住むすむsumulive, reside somewhere
するするsurudo
座るすわるsuwaruto sit
出すだすdasutake, give, place, show, send, reveal
立つたつtatsuget up, stand up
頼むたのむtanomuto ask, request, ask
食べるたべるtaberueat
違うちがうchigaudiffer, wrong, that's not it
使うつかうtsukauuse (eg computers, phones ...)
疲れるつかれるtsukarerutired out
着くつくtsukuto arrive
作るつくるtsukurumake, produce
点けるつけるtsukeruturn on light, turn on
勤めるつとめるtsutomeruwork, serve (someone)
出かけるでかけるdekakeruget out
出来るできるdekirudo, be able to do something
出るでるderuleave
飛ぶとぶtobufly
止まるとまるtookstop
取るとるtorutake
撮るとるtorutake a picture
鳴くなくnakusinging, screaming, meowing (cats)
並ぶならぶnarabuto form a line of
並べるならべるnaraberuline up
 なるnarubecome
脱ぐぬぐnuguundress
寝るねるnerusleep
登るのぼるnoboruclimb
飲むのむnomudrink
乗るのるnoruride (bike, animal)
入るはいるhairulog in
履くはくhakuput on (put on the foot)
始まるはじまるhajimarustart, start
走るはしるhashirurun
働くはたらくhatarakuto work
話すはなすhanasuspeak, say, talk
 張るはるharustretch, tighten, strain
晴れるはれるhareruClean, clear
引くひくhikupull, take (eng: pull)
弾くひくhikuPlay an instrument
吹くふくfukublowing
降るふるfurufalling (rain, snow)
曲がるまがるmagaruturn, bend, warp, twist
待つまつmatsuwait
磨くみがくmigakubrushing, polishing
見せるみせるmiseruShow
見るみるmirusee, watch, look
持つもつmotsuhave, possess
休むやすむyasumurest
 やるyarudo
呼ぶよぶyobuto call
読むよむyomuread
分かるわかるwakaruunderstand,   know
忘れるわすれるwasureruforget
渡すわたすwatasudeliver (gifts ...)
渡るわたるwatarucross, go ahead

I hope this table has been of great help! Don't forget to also see: List of N4 verbs it's the Quiz Test - Verbs   N5. 

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