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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (22/147)

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.


かくめい revolution
かくりつ establishment
かくりつ probability
かくれる れる to hide; to be hidden; to conceal oneself; to disappear
かぐ 嗅ぐ to sniff; to smell
かぐ furniture
かけ 賭け betting; gambling; a gamble
かけあし running fast; double time
かけい household economy; family finances
かけざん multiplication
かけっこ けっこ (foot) race
かけつ approval; adoption (e.g. motion, bill); passage
かける ける to run (race, esp. horse); to gallop; to canter
かける 賭ける to wager; to bet; to risk; to stake; to gamble
かける ける 1. to wear; to put on; to hang; to begin to; to cover; to multiply; to turn on (a switch); to play (a record); to pour (water); 2. to sit down; 3. to make a phone call
かける ける to be lacking
かげ shade; shadow; other side
かげつ -months
かげん addition and subtraction; allowance for; degree; extent; measure; condition; seasoning; flavor; moderation; adjustment; influence (of the weather); state of health; chance
かこ the past; bygone days; the previous
かこう manufacturing; processing; treatment
かこう crater
かこう downward; descent; fall; drop; subsidence
かこむ to surround; to encircle
かご basket; cage
かごう chemical combination
かさ shape; umbrella; parasol
かさい conflagration; fire
かさねる ねる to pile up; to put something on another; to heap up; to add; to repeat
かさばる to be bulky; to be unwieldy; to grow voluminous
かさむ to pile up; to increase
かざぐるま 1. windmill; 2. pinwheel
かざり decoration
かざる to decorate; to ornament; to adorn
かざん volcano
かし loan; lending
かし pastry
かしこい wise; clever; smart
かしこまりました 畏まりました certainly!
かしだし lending; loaning
かしつ error; blunder; accident
かしま room to let
かしゃ luxury; pomp; delicate; slender; gorgeous
かしや house for rent
かしゅ singer
かしょ passage; place; point; part
かしょう burn; scald
かじ fire; conflagration
かじ housework; domestic chores
かじつ fruit; nut; berry.