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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (23/147)

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.


かじょう excess; over-
かじょうがき itemized form; itemization
かじる 噛る to chew; to bite (at); to gnaw; to nibble; to munch; to crunch; to have a smattering of
かす to lend
かすか faint; dim; weak; indistinct; hazy; poor; wretched
かすむ to grow hazy; to be misty
かする する to change into; to convert into; to transform; to be reduced; to influence; to improve (someone)
かせい Mars (planet)
かせき fossil; petrifaction; fossilization
かせぐ to earn income; to labor
かせん rivers
かせん synthetic fibres
かせん underline; underscore
かぜ cold (illness); common cold
かぜい taxation
かそ depopulation
かそく acceleration
かそくど acceleration
かぞえる える to count
かぞく family; members of a family
かた shoulder
かた excess; superabundance
かたい stubborn; firm (not viscous or easily moved); certain; solemn
かたい hard (esp. wood); steadfast; honorable; stuffy writing
かたい solid; hard (esp. metal, stone); unpolished writing
かたおもい unrequited love
かたかな katakana
かたき enemy; rival
かたぎ spirit; character; trait; temperament; disposition
かたこと a smattering; talk like a baby; speak haltingly
かたづく to put in order; to dispose of; to solve; to finish; to get married
かたづけ tidying up; finishing
かたづける ける to tidy up; to put in order; to straighten up; to put away
かたな sword; blade
かたぶく to incline toward; to slant; to lurch; to heel over; to be disposed to; to trend toward; to be prone to; to go down (sun); to wane; to sink; to decline
かたまり lump; mass; clod; cluster
かたまる まる to harden; to solidify; to become firm; to become certain
かたみち one-way (trip)
かたむける ける to incline; to list; to bend; to lean; to tip; to tilt; to slant; to concentrate on; to ruin (a country); to squander; to empty
かためる める to harden; to freeze; to fortify
かたよる to be one-sided; to incline; to be partial; to be prejudiced; to lean; to be biased
かたよる to be one-sided; to incline; to be partial; to be prejudiced; to lean; to be biased
かたる to talk; to tell; to recite
かたわら beside(s); while; nearby
かだい subject; theme; task
かだん flower bed
かち win; victory
かち value; worth; merit
かちく domestic animals; livestock; cattle
かっき epoch-making