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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (17/147)

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.


おとこ man
おとこのひと man
おとしもの lost property
おとす とす to drop; to lose; to let fall
おとずれる れる to visit
おととい day before yesterday
おととし year before last
おとな adult
おとなしい しい obedient; docile; quiet
おとめ daughter; young lady; virgin; maiden; little girl
おとも attendant; companion
おとる to fall behind; to be inferior to
おとろえる える to become weak; to decline; to wear; to abate; to decay; to wither; to waste away
おどおど coweringly; hesitantly
おどす to threaten; to menace
おどり dance
おどる to dance
おどろかす かす to surprise; to frighten; to create a stir
おどろき surprise; astonishment; wonder
おどろく to be surprised
おないどし of the same age
おなか stomach
おなご woman; girl
おなじ same; identical; equal; uniform; equivalent; similar; common (origin); changeless
おに ogre; demon; "it" (i.e., in a game of tag)
おにいさん さん older brother; (vocative) "Mister?"
おねえさん さん older sister; (vocative) "Miss?"
おねがいします いします please
おのおの each; every; either; respectively; severally
おのおの each; every; either; respectively; severally
おのずから ずから naturally; as a matter of course
おはよう Good morning
おば aunt(older than one's parent)
おばあさん さん grandmother; female senior-citizen
おばさん さん aunt
おひる lunch; noon
おびえる 怯える to become frightened; to have a nightmare
おびただしい 夥しい abundantly; innumerably
おびる びる to wear; to carry; to be entrusted; to have; to take on; to have a trace of; to be tinged with
おふくろ one's mother
おぼえ memory; sense; experience
おぼえる える to remember; to memorize
おぼれる 溺れる to be drowned; to indulge in
おまいり worship; shrine visit
おまけ 1. a discount; a prize; 2. something additional; bonus; an extra; 3. an exaggeration
おまちどおさま I'm sorry to have kept you waiting
おまわりさん りさん policeman (friendly term)
おみや Shinto shrine
おむつ お襁褓 diaper; nappy
おめでとう (ateji) (int) (uk) Congratulations!; an auspicious occasion!