N5
うた
Definition
song, classical Japanese poetry (esp. tanka), modern poetry
N4
しょうらい
Definition
future (usually near), prospects
N3
ふそく
Definition
insufficiency, shortage, deficiency, lack, dearth
N2
ひっしゃ
Definition
writer (often in self-reference), author
N1
しゆう
Definition
private ownership