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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (31/147)

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.


きたい vapour; gas
きたえる える to forge; to drill; to temper; to train; to discipline
きたく returning home
きたない dirty; unclean; filthy
きだて disposition; nature
きち base
きちっと exactly; perfectly
きちょう precious; valuable
きちょうめん methodical; punctual; steady
きちんと precisely; accurately
きっかけ chance; start; cue; excuse; motive; impetus; occasion
きっかり exactly; precisely
きっさ tea drinking; tea house
きっちり precisely; tightly
きって stamp (postage); merchandise certificate
きっと 1. (uk) surely; undoubtedly; certainly; without fail; 2. sternly; severely
きっぱり clearly; plainly; distinctly
きっぷ ticket
きつい tight; close; intense
きづく to notice; to become aware of; to perceive; to realize
きてい regulation; provisions
きてん starting point
きどう orbit; railroad track
きにいる to be pleased with; to suit
きにゅう entry; filling in of forms
きぬ silk
きねん commemoration; memory
きのう yesterday
きのう function; faculty
きのえ 1st in rank; first sign of the Chinese calendar; shell; instep; grade A
きのどく pitiful; a pity
きはい indication; market trend; worry
きはん model; standard; pattern; norm; criterion; example
きばん foundation; basis
きひん aroma
きびしい しい severe; strict; stern; austere; grave; solemn; majestic; intense (cold)
きふ contribution; donation
きふう character; traits; ethos
きふく undulation
きぶん feeling; mood
きほん foundation; basis; standard
きぼ scale; scope; plan; structure
きぼう hope; wish; aspiration
きまぐれ まぐれ whim; caprice; whimsy; fickle; moody; uneven temper
きまじめ too serious; person who is too serious; honesty; sincerity
きまつ end of term
きまり まり settlement; conclusion; regulation; rule; custom
きまりわるい まり feeling awkward; being ashamed
きまる まる to be decided; to be settled; to look good in (clothes)
きみょう strange; queer; curious