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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (18/147)

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.


おも face
おもい heavy; massive; serious; important; severe; oppressed
おもいがけない けない unexpected; casual
おもいきり with all one's strength (heart); resignation; resolution
おもいこむ to be under impression that; to be convinced that; to imagine that; to set one's heart on; to be bent on
おもいだす to recall; to remember
おもいつき plan; idea; suggestion
おもいつく to think of; to hit upon; to come into one's mind; to be struck with an idea
おもいで memories; recollections; reminiscence
おもう to think; to feel
おもしろい interesting; amusing
おもたい たい heavy; massive; serious; important; severe; oppressed
おもなる なる main; principal; important
おもに mainly; primarily
おもむき meaning; tenor; gist; effect; appearance; taste; grace; charm; refinement
おもむく to go; to proceed; to repair to; to become
おもやく heavy responsibilities; director
おもわず わず unintentional; spontaneous
おもんじる んじる to respect; to honor; to esteem; to prize
おもんずる んずる to honor; to respect; to esteem; to prize
おや oh!; oh?; my!
おや parents
おやじ one's father; old man; one's boss
おやすみ holiday; absence; rest; Good night
おやつ 1. (uk) between meal snack; afternoon refreshment; afternoon tea; 2. mid-day snack
おやゆび thumb
およぎ swimming
およぐ to swim
およそ about; roughly; as a rule; approximately
および and; as well as
およぶ to reach; to come up to; to amount to; to befall; to happen to; to extend; to match; to equal
およぼす ぼす to exert; to cause; to exercise
おり weave; weaving; woven item
おり cage; pen; jail cell
おりかえす to turn up; to fold back
おりもの textile; fabric
おりる りる to alight (e.g. from bus); to get off; to descend (e.g. a mountain)
おりる りる to alight (e.g. from bus); to get off; to descend (e.g. a mountain)
おる to weave
おる to break; to fold; to pick flower
おれ I (ego) (boastful first-person pronoun)
おれる れる to break; to be folded; to give in; to turn (a corner)
おろか foolish; stupid
おろす to sell wholesale; grated (vegetables)
おろす ろす to take down; to launch; to drop; to lower; to let (a person) off; to unload; to discharge
おろそか neglect; negligence; carelessness
おわり わり the end
おん favour; obligation
おんいろ tone color; tone quality; timbre; synthesizer patch
おんがく music; musical movement