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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (130/147)

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.


やわらかい らかい soft; tender; limp
やわらげる らげる to soften; to moderate; to relieve
hot water
ゆいいつ only; sole; unique
ゆうい predominance; ascendancy; superiority
ゆううつ depression; melancholy; dejection; gloom
ゆうえき beneficial; profitable
ゆうえつ supremacy; predominance; being superior to
ゆうえんち amusement park
ゆうかん bravery; heroism; gallantry
ゆうかん evening paper
ゆうがた evening
ゆうき organic
ゆうき courage; bravery; valour; nerve; boldness
ゆうぐれ evening; (evening) twilight
ゆうこう friendship
ゆうこう validity; availability; effectiveness
ゆうし financing; loan
ゆうしゅう superiority; excellence
ゆうしょう overall victory; championship
ゆうじょう friendship; fellowship
ゆうじん friend
ゆうする する to own; to be endowed with
ゆうずう lending (money); accommodation; adaptability; versatility; finance
ゆうせい superiority; superior power; predominance; preponderance
ゆうせん preference; priority
ゆうそう mailing
ゆうだち (sudden) evening shower (rain)
ゆうどう guidance; leading; induction; introduction; incitement; inducement
ゆうのう able; capable; efficient; skill
ゆうひ (in) the evening sun; setting sun
ゆうび grace; refinement; elegance
ゆうびん 便 mail; postal service
ゆうべ evening
ゆうぼう good prospects; full of hope; promising
ゆうぼく nomadism
ゆうめい fame
ゆうやけ sunset
ゆうゆう quiet; calm; leisurely
ゆうり advantageous; better; profitable; lucrative
ゆうりょう admission-paid; toll
ゆうりょく 1. influence; prominence; 2. potent
ゆうれい ghost; specter; apparition; phantom
ゆうわく temptation; allurement; lure
ゆかい pleasant; happy
ゆかた bathrobe; informal summer kimono; yukata
ゆき snow
ゆくえ one's whereabouts
ゆけつ blood transfusion
ゆげ steam; vapour