1000 most common japanese words

1000 most common japanese words list

1000 most common japanese words list. Each language has about 3000 core words that are used in 70% of daily conversation. In this post, Learn Japanese daily would like to provide you 1000 most common japanese words. The list is divided in to each 10, so that you can learn it everyday with 10 word, and each page have 60 words for you to learn everyweek.

1000 most common japanese words – week 15

Day 85

841. 小学校 (shougakkou) : elementary school

842. 公園 (kouen) : park, public garden

843. 中学 (chuugaku) : junior high

844. 成績 (seiseki) : results, grade

845. 教科書 (kyoukasho) : textbook, schoolbook

846. 席 (seki) : seat, one’s place

847. 教室 (kyoushitsu) : classroom, class

848. 教師 (kyoushi) : teacher, instructor

849. 試験 (shiken) : exam

850. 合格 (goukaku) : pass an examination

Day 86

851. 数学 (suugaku) : mathematics

852. 数字 (suuji) : numeric characters

853. 音楽 (ongaku) : music

854. 食事 (shokuji) : meal

855. 壁 (kabe) : wall, partition

856. 信じる (shinjiru) : believe, trust

857. 育てる (sodateru) : bring up, raise

858. 倒れる (taoreru) : fall over

859. 落とす (otosu) : drop

860. 代わる (kawaru) : substitute, be substituted for

Day 87

861. タクシー (takushi-) : taxi

862. 確か (tashika) : for sure, for certain

863. 立てる (tateru) : stand, set up

864. 中学生 (chuugakusei) : junior high school student

865. 売れる (ureru) : sell, be in demand

866. 着く (tsuku) : arrive at, reach

867. 決まる (kimaru) : be decided

868. 飾る (kazaru) : decorate

869. 殺す (korosu) : kill

870. 下げる (sageru) : lower, turn down

Day 88

871. 贈る (okuru) : offer, give

872. 訪ねる (tazuneru) : visit, go to see

873. 打つ (utsu) : hit, strike

874. 相談 (soudan) : consultation, advice

875. 玄関 (genkan) : entrance, door

876. 兄弟 (kyoudai) : sibling

877. 長男 (chounan) : eldest son

878. 高さ (takasa) : height

879. 用 (you) : things to do

880. 時代 (jidai) : age, era

Day 89

881. 位置 (ichi) : position, location

882. 季節 (kisetsu) : season

883. 穴 (ana) : hole

884. 裏 (ura) : the back, the reverse side

885. 島 (shima) : island (Japanese origin)

886. 海岸 (kaigan) : seashore, coast

887. ガラス (garasu) : glass (material)

888. 自然 (shizen) : natural

889. 風 (kaze) : wind

890. 科学 (kagaku) : science

Day 90

891. 太陽 (taiyou) : sun

892. 台風 (taifuu) : typhoon

893. 北 (kita) : north

894. 馬 (uma) : horse

895. 牛肉 (gyuuniku) : beef

896. 雑誌 (zasshi) : magazine, journal

897. 小説 (shousetsu) : novel

898. 大使館 (taishikan) : embassy

899. 故障 (koshou) : malfunction, breakdown

900. 温度 (ondo) : temperature

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66 thoughts on “1000 most common japanese words

  • 03/07/2019 at 3:51 pm
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    there’s no 801 word…

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    • 03/07/2019 at 6:13 pm
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      it is umai : sweet, delicious. Thanks for your comment, we will fix it.

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  • 15/12/2019 at 12:07 pm
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    Few typos: 緩い with meaning of loose meaning is read ゆるい, 明後日 is more commonly read あさって, 九つ has wrong romaji

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    • 04/01/2020 at 6:24 am
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      thank yakisaba san ! i fixed them.

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    • 04/01/2020 at 6:25 am
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      Thank Anna ! i fixed them.

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  • 08/01/2020 at 2:13 pm
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    That’s really useful for me. How can i say the Congratulations with Japan friend. Is it true おめでとう

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    • 10/01/2020 at 6:11 am
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      yes it is. you can say in more formal way : arigatou gozaimasu

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    • 16/01/2020 at 5:30 am
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      Thank Anna, I fixed it !

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    • 05/02/2020 at 5:47 am
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      Thank Anna, I fixed it !

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    • 10/03/2020 at 7:25 am
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      It can be tomeru sometimes, anyway i fixed it, Thanks Anna san !

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  • 27/03/2020 at 3:11 pm
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    No.170
    Shouldn’t it be Watashitachi not Watachitachi?

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    • 28/03/2020 at 7:07 am
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      Thank Riku san, i fixed it !

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  • 03/04/2020 at 10:56 am
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    No.645 Everywhere I look is says it should be saisho, and that saikin means recently.

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    • 04/04/2020 at 7:29 am
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      Thanks GoldFish-Boy, it is saisho. I fixed it.

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  • 04/04/2020 at 7:58 am
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    No. 676 says that group is グループ but the romaji says guru-bu. I’m assuming it is guru-PU, with a P.

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  • 04/04/2020 at 8:49 am
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    No. 744 shows that mondai is how you pronounce 宿題, but according to Jisho.com it’s しゅくだい (shukudai)

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  • 04/04/2020 at 10:15 am
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    No. 788 has the same description as 785. But Jisho says that 788 means “reply; answer; response​” not view, perspective.

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  • 05/04/2020 at 8:29 am
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    I’m pretty sure that No. 819 should be kanarazu, not hanarazu.

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    • 05/04/2020 at 3:40 pm
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      Thank GoldFish-Boy san ! I checked and fixed words in your comments

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    • 12/05/2020 at 8:22 am
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      i fixed it, thanks Abdul

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  • 28/04/2020 at 1:44 am
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    No. 422 is the same as No. 4…

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    • 12/05/2020 at 8:22 am
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      i fixed it, thanks Thorfinn

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  • 04/07/2020 at 4:58 pm
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    doesnt 218 okiru mean ‘wake up’? occur should be okoru instead

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    • 10/07/2020 at 7:41 am
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      okiru means wake up, and also occur. okosu mean make some events occur
      事故がおきた : accident happened (occured). 事故をおこした make an accident happened

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  • 07/08/2020 at 12:05 am
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    278 こっち romaji is wrong. It should be kocchi?

    249 is missing

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    • 10/08/2020 at 8:21 am
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      i fixed them, thanks DekoMoon !

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  • 18/08/2020 at 9:07 am
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    No.700 it should be ” seiki ” instead of “seki”

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    • 30/08/2020 at 11:48 am
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      thanks Anna, i fixed it !

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  • 28/08/2020 at 9:44 am
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    648 直接 romaji should be chokusetsu right?

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    • 30/08/2020 at 11:49 am
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      thanks Chron, i fixed it !

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  • 15/10/2020 at 7:28 pm
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    218 should be to wake up, get up

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    • 14/12/2020 at 8:28 am
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      okiru also have meaning : wake up, get up, i will add this meaning too, thanks Raiko

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  • 15/11/2020 at 7:09 am
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    I imagine you put a lot of time into this free resource, thank you so much! for making this available and updated to the fixes people recommend.

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  • 17/04/2021 at 10:03 pm
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    Hello,
    I would like to give your website content to my students learning Japanese. Can I have your permission to give your website name to students? Sincerely
    Douglas

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    • 18/04/2021 at 9:13 am
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      sure Douglas Lewis,
      I am glad that this could help your students on learning

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  • 23/04/2021 at 12:38 pm
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    how do you say “I” when its obvious? Or is it just strictly “私”?
    I heard something about “watashi” not being used if it was obvious, I may have to look that over again.

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    • 27/04/2021 at 10:13 am
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      when its obvious, you can remove 私 when speaking

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  • 01/05/2021 at 5:31 pm
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    Hi, is there available any spreadsheet or document with these words? I would like to print them out.

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    • 04/05/2021 at 9:10 am
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      sorry i don’t have them, you can print the web directly

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  • 04/05/2021 at 7:00 am
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    136 should be jugyou not juugyo?

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    • 04/05/2021 at 9:11 am
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      Thanks Simon Chevrier, I fixed it

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  • 30/05/2021 at 7:31 pm
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    hey, why cant i copy the word from the website?

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    • 03/06/2021 at 8:33 am
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      sorry as other sites want to copy from my site to post on their own

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  • 15/08/2021 at 3:34 am
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    I hope this is the right place to comment. 218 and 222 are repeated for some reason

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    • 15/08/2021 at 7:17 am
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      okiru has two meaning (use different Kanji). chikaku is repeated as you comment 🙂

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  • 16/08/2021 at 3:37 am
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    Ehm… Actually I see two okiru with the same Kanji, same for chikaku. 52 has the same Kanji as 218 and 171 has the same Kanji as 222.

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    • 21/08/2021 at 9:12 am
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      they has the same kanji but different meaning 🙂

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    • 21/08/2021 at 9:13 am
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      i fixed it, thanks Rivus san !

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  • 30/08/2021 at 7:10 pm
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    I’m pretty sure 506 is the same as a previous one

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    • 02/09/2021 at 10:08 am
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      as you said, this must be nan not nani

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  • 03/09/2021 at 4:16 am
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    I think 580 is wrong. It should be slimy if I’m not wrong

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    • 08/09/2021 at 12:21 pm
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      nurunuru is slimy not nurui

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    • 08/09/2021 at 11:30 am
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      It also have “to arrive” meaning

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    • 08/09/2021 at 11:31 am
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      thank you, it should be in katakana

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