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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (133/147)

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.


よてい plans; arrangement; schedule; program; expectation; estimate
よとう government party; (ruling) party in power; government
よのなか society; the world; the times
よび preparation; preliminaries; reserve; spare
よびかける ける to call out to; to accost; to address (crowd); to appeal
よびだす to summon; to call (e.g. phone)
よびとめる める to challenge; to call somebody to halt
よふかし かし staying up late; keeping late hours; sitting up late at night; nighthawk
よふけ late at night
よぶ to call out; to invite
よぶん extra; excess; surplus
よほう forecast; prediction
よぼう prevention; precaution; protection against
よみ reading
よみあげる げる to read out loud (and clearly); to call a roll
よみがえる 蘇る to be resurrected; to be revived; to be resuscitated; to be rehabilitated
よむ to read
よめ bride; daughter-in-law
よやく reservation; contract; subscription; booking; pledge; advance order
よゆう surplus; composure; margin; room; time; allowance; scope; rope
よりかかる かる to lean against; to recline on; to lean on; to rely on
よる to visit; to drop in; to approach
よる to come from
よると according to
よろこび joy; (a) delight; rapture; pleasure; gratification; rejoicing; congratulations; felicitations
よろこぶ to be delighted; to be glad
よろしい しい good; OK; all right; fine; very well; will do; may; can
よろしく しく well; properly; suitably; best regards; please remember me
よわい weak; frail; delicate; tender; unskilled; weak (wine)
よわまる まる to abate; to weaken; to be emaciated; to be dejected; to be perplexed
よわめる める to weaken
よわる to weaken; to be troubled; to be downcast; to be emaciated; to be dejected; to be perplexed; to impair
らい since (last month); for (10 days); next (year)
らいじょう attendance
らいにち arrival in Japan; coming to Japan; visit to Japan
らく comfort; ease
らくだい failure; dropping out of a class
らくのう dairy (farm)
らっか fall; drop; come down
らっかん optimism
らん column of text (e.g. as in a newspaper)
らんぼう rude; violent; rough; lawless; unreasonable; reckless
らんよう abuse; misuse; misappropriation; using to excess
りか science
りかい understanding; comprehension
りがい advantages and disadvantages; interest
りく land; shore
りくつ theory; reason
りこう clever; shrewd; bright; sharp; wise; intelligent
りこん intelligence