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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (20/147)

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.


かいすう number of times; frequency
かいすうけん book of tickets
かいせい revision; amendment; alteration
かいせい good weather
かいせつ explanation; commentary
かいぜん betterment; improvement; incremental and continuous improvement
かいそう forwarding
かいそう class; level; stratum; hierarchy
かいぞう remodeling
かいたく reclamation (of wasteland); cultivation; pioneer
かいだん conversation; conference; discussion; interview
かいだん stairs
かいつう opening; open
かいてい reform
かいてい revision
かいてき pleasant; agreeable; comfortable
かいてん rotation; revolution; turning
かいとう answer; solution
かいとう reply; answer
かいどう highway
かいにゅう intervention
かいはつ development; exploitation
かいばつ height above sea level
かいふく recovery (from illness); rehabilitation; restoration
かいほう nursing; looking after
かいほう release; liberation; emancipation
かいほう open; throw open
かいぼう dissection; autopsy
かいもの shopping
かいよう ocean
かいらん circulation
かいりゅう ocean current
かいりょう improvement; reform
かいろ circuit (electric)
かいわ conversation
かう to buy
かう to keep; to raise; to feed
かえす to return something
かえす to send back
かえって って on the contrary; rather; all the more; instead
かえり return; coming back
かえりみる みる to look back; to turn around; to review
かえりみる みる to reflect
かえる to change; to turn over; to turn upside down
かえる える to exchange; to interchange; to substitute; to replace
かえる える to exchange; to interchange; to substitute; to replace
かえる える to exchange; to interchange; to substitute; to replace
かえる える to change; to alter; to vary; to convert; to revise; to amend
かえる to return; to come back; to go back
かえる to go back; to go home; to come home; to return