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'JLPT N5 (verbs) I' Preview

This deck contains about a third of the verbs you might find in the JLPT N5 test. You can find continuations of this list versions II and III.

The selection is randomized and will contain a mixture of ru and u verbs. Even though the verbs themselves are JLPT N5 level, the kanji for each verb is a mixture of levels.

If you'd like to review your basics about verbs and conjugation here is a reference:
http://www.guidetojapanese.org/learn/grammar/verbs

Note: No list contains the irregular verb する as it is likely known already.


First 5 of 33 Words

English / Notes / Links
飛ぶ
とぶ

(1) to fly; to soar;
(2) to jump; to leap; to spring; to bound; to hop;
(3) to spatter; to scatter; to splash; to fly (e.g. of sparks);
(4) to hurry; to rush;
(5) to flee; to run off; to escape;
(6) to disappear; to vanish; to fade; to thin out;
(7) to break off; to come off; to fall off; to blow (of a fuse);
(8) to be sent out (of an order); to fly (of false rumours, catcalls, etc.);
(9) to come flying (of a punch, kick, etc.);
(100) to be missing (of a page, stitch, etc.); to skip; to jump (e.g. of a conversation)

Dictionary & Grammar Links

成る
なる

(1) (uk) to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain;
(2) to result in; to prove to be;
(3) to consist of; to be composed of;
(4) to succeed; to be complete;
(5) to change into; to be exchanged for;
(6) to play a role;
(7) (shogi) to be promoted; (v5r)
(8) (hon) to do ...

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教える
おしえる

(1) to teach; to instruct;
(2) to tell; to inform;
(3) to preach

Dictionary & Grammar Links

貼る
はる

(1) to stick; to paste; to affix; (v5r,vi,vt)
(2) to stretch; to spread; to strain; to tighten; to put up (tent); (v5r,vi)
(3) to form (e.g. ice on a pond); (v5r,vi,vt)
(4) to fill; to swell; (v5r,vt)
(5) to stick out; to put; to slap;
(6) to post (a link, etc. online); (v5r,vi)
(7) to be expensive; (v5r,vt)
(8) to keep a watch on; to be on the lookout; (v5r,vt)
(9) (math) to span; to generate

Dictionary & Grammar Links

登る
のぼる

(1) to ascend; to go up; to climb;
(2) to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the Sun); to rise;
(3) to go to (the capital);
(4) to be promoted;
(5) to add up to;
(6) to advance (in price);
(7) to swim up (a river); to sail up;
(8) to come up (on the agenda)

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Example Question

Verb for to fly?
吹く
ふく
開く
あく
教える
おしえる
飛ぶ
とぶ