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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (38/147)

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.


ぐっすり sound asleep; fast asleep
ぐっと firmly; fast; much; more
ぐらい approximately
ぐん country; district
ぐんかん warship; battleship
ぐんしゅう (social) group; crowd; throng; mob; multitude
ぐんじ military affairs
ぐんたい army; troops
ぐんび armaments; military preparations
ぐんぷく military or naval uniform
けい penalty; sentence; punishment
けい plan
けい time; about; toward; approximately (time)
けい lean; incline
けい system; lineage; group
けいい respect; honour
けいえい management; administration
けいか passage; expiration; progress
けいかい rhythmical (e.g. melody); casual (e.g. dress); light; nimble
けいかい warning; admonition; vigilance
けいかく plan; project; schedule; scheme; program
けいかん policeman
けいき meter; gauge
けいき opportunity; chance
けいき condition; state; business (condition)
けいぐ Sincerely yours
けいけん experience
けいげん abatement
けいこ practice; training; study
けいこう tendency; trend; inclination
けいこうとう fluorescent lamp; person who is slow to react
けいこく warning; advice
けいご honorific; term of respect
けいさい appearance (e.g. article in paper)
けいさつ police
けいさん calculation; reckoning
けいざい economics; business; finance; economy
けいしき form; formality; format; math expression
けいしゃ inclination; slant; slope; bevel; list; dip
けいじ notice; bulletin
けいじ criminal case; (police) detective
けいせい formation
けいせい condition; situation; prospects
けいそつ rash; thoughtless; careless; hasty
けいぞく continuation
けいたい carrying something
けいたい form; shape; figure
けいと knitting wool
けいとう system; family line; geological formation; lineage; ancestry
けいど longitude