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'JLPT N5 (na-adjectives)' Preview

There are 2 types of adjective in the Japanese language. This list contains all the na-adjectives found at that the JLPT N5 level. They are called na-adjectives because to modify a noun you will add a 'na' at the end of their form. For more explanation and other aspects like how they modify verbs you should check out the site(s) below.

Adjectives - Tae Kim's Guide to Learning Japanese


First 5 of 24 Words

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結構
けっこう

(1) splendid; nice; wonderful; delicious; sweet; (adj-na)
(2) sufficient; fine (in the sense of "I'm fine"); (by implication) no thank you;
(3) well enough; OK; tolerable; (adv)
(4) quite; reasonably; fairly; tolerably; (n)
(5) (arch) construction; architecture

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賑やか
にぎやか

bustling; busy; lively

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下手
へた

(1) unskillful; poor; awkward;
(2) imprudent; untactful

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ひま

(1) spare time; free time; leisure; (n)
(2) time (e.g. time it takes to do something); (n,adj-na)
(3) time off; day off; vacation; holiday; leave;
(4) quitting (one's job); firing someone; divorcing (one's spouse); (adj-na)
(5) (being) inactive; (of one's business) slow

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好き
すき

(1) liked; well-liked; favourite; favorite;
(2) in love (with); loved; romantically interested (in); (n,adj-na)
(3) faddism; eccentricity;
(4) the way one likes; (as) it suits one; (n)
(5) refined taste; elegant pursuits

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Example Question

If something is fine or agreeable?
結構
けっこう
上手
じょうず
ひま
大変
たいへん