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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (2/147)

Vocab List

Here is our unofficial vocab list for level 1 of the JLPT. It also includes the vocab that appeared on levels 2, 3 and 4. You can download an excel version of this data by clicking on the download button below. You may also add them to your vocab list by clicking the checkbox next to them and clicking on the "Add to Vocab List" button at the bottom of the page.


あく puckery juice
あくしゅ handshake
あくどい 1. gaudy; showy; excessive; 2. vicious
あくび unlucky day
あくま devil; demon; fiend; Satan; evil spirit
あくまで くまで to the end; to the last; stubbornly; persistently
あくる くる next; following
あけがた dawn
あける ける to open
あける ける to dawn; to become daylight
あげる げる to give; to raise; to elevate; to fly (kites); to praise; to increase; to advance; to promote; to vomit; to usher in; to admit; to send (to school); to offer; to present; to leave with; to finish; to arrange (expenses); to observe; to perform; to quote; to mention; to bear (a child); to improve (talents); to do up (the hair); to arrest; to engage; to fry; (rains) to stop
あげる げる to raise; to fly; to give (an example)
あこがれ 憧れ yearning; longing; aspiration
あこがれる 憧れる to long for; to yearn after; to admire
あご chin
あさ flax; linen; hemp
あさ morning
あさい shallow; superficial
あさねぼう oversleeping; late riser
あさましい ましい wretched; miserable; shameful; mean; despicable; abject
あざ section of village
あざむく to deceive
あざやか やか vivid; clear; brilliant
あざわらう あざ to sneer at; to ridicule
あしあと footprints
あしからず しからず don't take me wrong, but...; I'm sorry
あしもと 1. at one's feet; underfoot; 2. gait; pace; step
あじわい わい flavour; meaning; significance
あじわう わう to taste; to savor; to relish
あずかる かる to keep in custody; to receive on deposit; to take charge of
あずける ける to give into custody; to leave (a child) in the care of; to entrust; to deposit
あずま east; Eastern Japan
あせ sweat; perspiration
あそこ 1. (uk) there; over there; that place; 2. (X) (col) genitals
あそび playing
あたい value; price; cost; worth; merit
あたいする する to be worth; to deserve; to merit
あたえる える to give; to present; to award
あたし I (fem)
あたたかい かい warm; mild; genial
あたたまる まる to warm oneself; to sun oneself; to warm up; to get warm
あたためる める to warm; to heat
あたらしい しい new
あたり たり hit; success; reaching the mark; per ...; vicinity; neighborhood
あたり (in the) neighbourhood; vicinity; nearby
あたりまえ たり usual; common; ordinary; natural; reasonable; obvious
あたる たる to be hit; to be successful; to face (confront); to lie (in the direction of); to undertake; to treat; to be equivalent to; to apply to; to be applicable; to be assigned
あだびと another person; unrelated person; outsider; stranger
あちこち here and there
あちら 1. there; yonder; that