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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (42/147)

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.


げんど limit; bounds
げんに actually; really
げんばく atomic bomb
げんぶん the text; original
げんみつ strict; close
げんゆ crude oil
げんり principle; theory; fundamental truth
げんりょう raw materials
げんろん discussion
counter for houses
child; the young of animals
big; large; great
こい love; tender passion
こい thick; dense; strong
こいしい しい 1. dear; beloved; darling; 2. yearned for
こいする する to fall in love with; to love
こいびと lover; sweetheart
こう in this way
こう -school; proof
こうい good will; favor; courtesy
こうい act; deed; conduct
こういん bank clerk
こううん good luck; fortune
こうえき trade; commerce
こうえん public performance
こうえん (public) park
こうえん lecture; address
こうか effect; effectiveness; efficacy; result
こうか coin
こうか high price
こうかい regret; repentance
こうかい presenting to the public
こうかい sail; voyage
こうかん exchange; interchange; reciprocity; barter; substitution; clearing (of checks)
こうがい suburb; outskirts
こうがい public nuisance; pollution
こうがく engineering
こうきゅう high class; high grade
こうきょ Imperial Palace
こうきょう prosperous conditions; healthy economy
こうきょう public; community; public service; society; communal
こうぎ protest; objection
こうぎ lecture
こうぎょう mining industry
こうぎょう industrial enterprise
こうぎょう (manufacturing) industry
こうくう aviation; flying
こうけい scene; spectacle
こうけん contribution; services