Lists of words and phrases of different categories
How many words?
|JLPT Level||Number of Words|
|Level 4 (elementary - first half)||about 800|
|Level 3 (elementary - second half)||about 1,500 (+700)|
|Level 2 (intermediate)||about 6,000 (+4,500)|
|Level 1 (advanced)||about 10,000 (+4,000)|
In the JLPT test content specification, particular number of words are specified for each level.
Most Japanese language schools follow the similar curriculum.
Around 1,500 words (Level 4 and 3) are sufficient for simple daily conversation.
See Study Guide page for more details.
|Numbers||How to count numbers in Japanese|
|Numbers (PDF)||Printable list of numbers|
|Date||How to tell the date in Japanese|
|Time||How to tell the time in Japanese|
|Nations||Japanese name of nations in the world|
|Nations (PDF)||Printable list of nations in the world|
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