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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (127/147)

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.


もうしこみ application; entry; request; subscription; offer; proposal; overture; challenge
もうしこむ to apply for; to make an application; to propose (marriage); to offer (mediation); to make an overture (of peace); to challenge; to lodge (objections); to request (an interview); to subscribe for; to book; to reserve
もうしで proposal; request; claim; report; notice
もうしでる to report to; to tell; to suggest; to submit; to request; to make an offer; to come forward with information
もうしぶん objection; shortcomings
もうしわけ apology; excuse
もうしわけない ない inexcusable
もうす to be called; to say
もうてん blind spot
もうふ blanket
もうれつ violent; vehement; rage
もえる える to burn
もがく 掻く to struggle; to wriggle; to be impatient
もくざい lumber; timber; wood
もくじ table of contents
もくてき purpose; goal; aim; objective; intention
もくひょう mark; objective; target
もくよう Thursday
もくろく catalogue; catalog; list
もくろみ a plan; a scheme; a project; a program; intention; goal
もけい model; dummy; maquette
もさく groping (for)
もし if; in case; supposing
もしかしたら しかしたら perhaps; maybe; by some chance
もしかして しかして perhaps; possibly
もしかすると しかすると perhaps; maybe; by some chance
もしくは しくは or; otherwise
もしも しも if
もしもし hello (on phone)
もじ letter (of alphabet); character
もたらす 齎らす to bring; to take; to bring about
もたれる 凭れる to lean against; to lean on; to recline on; to lie heavy (on the stomach)
もちあげる げる to raise; to lift up; to flatter
もちいる いる to use; to make use of
もちきり hot topic; talk of the town
もちろん of course; certainly; naturally
もったいない ない too good; more than one deserves; wasteful; sacrilegious; unworthy of
もって with; by; by means of; because; in view of
もっと more; longer; farther
もっとも most; extremely
もっとも 尤も quite right; plausible; natural; but then; although
もっぱら wholly; solely; entirely
もつ to hold; to possess; to carry
もてなす to entertain; to make welcome
もてる てる to be well liked; to be popular
もと origin
もとい basis
もとづく づく to be grounded on; to be based on; to be due to; to originate from
もとめる める to seek; to request; to demand; to want; to wish for; to search for; to pursue (pleasure); to hunt (a job); to buy
もともと originally; by nature; from the start