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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (14/147)

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.


えんぜつ speech; address
えんそう musical performance
えんそく trip; hike; picnic
えんだん marriage proposal; engagement
えんちょう extension; elongation; prolongation; lengthening
えんとつ chimney
えんぽう long way; distant place
えんまん perfection; harmony; peace; smoothness; completeness; satisfaction; integrity
えんりょ diffidence; restraint; reserve
tail; ridge
at; in; on
おいかける ける to chase or run after someone; to run down; to pursue
おいこす to pass (e.g. car); to outdistance; to outstrip
おいこむ to herd; to corner; to drive
おいしい しい delicious; tasty
おいだす to expel; to drive out
おいつく to overtake; to catch up (with)
おいて 於いて at; in; on
おいでになる でになる to be
おいる いる to age; to grow old
おう to bear; to owe
おう 1. king; ruler; sovereign; monarch; 2. king (for senior player) (shogi)
おう to chase; to run after
おうえん aid; assistance; help; reinforcement; rooting; barracking; support; cheering
おうきゅう emergency
おうごん gold
おうさま king
おうしょく yellow
おうしん doctor's visit; house call
おうじ prince
おうじょ princess
おうじる じる to respond; to satisfy; to accept; to comply with; to apply for
おうずる ずる to answer; to respond; to meet; to satisfy; to accept
おうせつ reception
おうたい receiving; dealing with
おうだん crossing
おうふく round trip; coming and going; return ticket
おうべい Europe and America; the West
おうぼ subscription; application
おうよう application; put to practical use
おえる える to finish
おおい hey!
おおい many; numerous
おおいに いに very; much; greatly
おおう to cover; to hide; to conceal; to wrap; to disguise
おおかた perhaps; almost all; majority
おおがら large build; large pattern
おおきい きい big; large; great
おおげさ げさ grandiose; exaggerated
おおごと important; valuable; serious matter