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JLPT N4 kanji list
Japanese Language Proficiency Test N4 kanji group. Click on the kanji for more information.
As of 2010, there is no official JLPT kanji list. This list is compiled from the pre-2010 official JLPT 3 list.
悪bad, vice 安relax, cheap 以by means of, because 意idea, mind 医doctor, medicine 員employee, member 飲drink, smoke 院Inst., institution 運carry, luck 映reflect, reflection 英England, English 駅station 屋roof, house 音sound, noise (radical 180) 夏summer 家house, home 歌song, sing 花flower 画brush-stroke, picture 会meeting, meet 海sea, ocean 界world, boundary 開open, unfold 楽music, comfort 漢China, Chinese 館building, mansion 帰homecoming, arrive at 起rouse, wake up 急hurry, emergency 究research, study 牛cow 去gone, past 魚fish (radical 195) 京capital, 10**16 強strong 教teach, faith 業business, vocation 近near, early 銀silver 空empty, sky 兄elder brother, big brother 計plot, plan 建build 犬dog 研polish, study of 験verification, effect 元beginning, former time 言say (radical 149) 古old 公public, prince 口mouth 工craft, construction 広wide, broad 考consider, think over 黒black (radical 203) 作make, production 仕attend, doing 使use, send on a mission 始commence, begin 姉elder sister 思think 止stop, halt (radical 77) 死death, die 私private, I 紙paper 試test, try 事matter, thing 字character, letter 持hold, have 自oneself (radical 132) 室room, apartment 質substance, quality 写copy, be photographed 社company, firm 者someone, person 借borrow, rent 主lord, chief 手hand 秋autumn 終end, finish 習learn 週week 集gather, meet 住dwell, reside 重heavy, heap up 春springtime, spring (season) 少few, little 場location, place 色color (radical 139) 心heart, mind 新new 真true, reality 親parent, intimacy 図map, drawing 世generation, world 正correct, justice 青blue green (radical 174) 赤red (radical 155) 切cut, cutoff 早early, fast 走run (radical 156 送escort, send 足leg, foot (radical 157) 族tribe, family 多many, frequent 体body, substance 待wait, depend on 貸lend 代substitute, change 台pedestal, a stand 題topic, subject 知know, wisdom 地ground, earth 茶tea 着don, arrive 昼daytime, noon 注pour, irrigate 朝morning, dynasty 町town, village 鳥bird (radical 196) 通traffic, pass through 弟younger brother, faithful service to elders 店store, shop 転revolve, turn around 田rice field (radical 102) 度degrees, occurrence 冬winter 答solution, answer 動move, motion 同same, agree 堂public chamber, hall 道road-way, street 特special 肉meat (radical 130) 買buy 売sell 発departure, discharge 飯meal, boiled rice 病ill, sick 品goods, refinement 不negative, non- 風air, wind (radical 182) 服clothing, admit 物thing, object 文sentence, literature 別separate, branch off 勉exertion, endeavour 歩walk, counter for steps 方direction, person 妹younger sister 味flavor, taste 明bright, light 目eye, class 問question, ask 夜night, evening 野plains, field 有possess, have 夕evening 曜weekday 洋ocean, western style 用utilize, business 理logic, arrangement 立rise, stand (radical 117) 旅trip, travel 料fee, materials 力power, strength