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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (43/147)

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.


こうげい industrial arts
こうげき attack; strike; offensive; criticism; censure
こうげん tableland; plateau
こうこう filial piety
こうこう senior high school
こうこうと 煌々と brilliantly; brightly
こうこがく archaeology
こうこく advertisement
こうご mutual; reciprocal; alternate
こうさ cross
こうさい company; friendship; association; society; acquaintance
こうさく work; construction; handicraft; maneuvering
こうさく cultivation; farming
こうさてん crossing; intersection
こうざん mine (ore)
こうし lecturer
こうしき formula; formality; official
こうしゃ school building
こうしゃ the latter
こうしゅう short course; training
こうしゅう the public
こうしょう negotiations; discussions; connection
こうしょう high; noble; refined; advanced
こうしん march; parade
こうしんりょう spices
こうじ construction work
こうじつ excuse
こうじゅつ verbal statement
こうじょ subsidy; deduction
こうじょう elevation; rise; improvement; advancement; progress
こうじょう factory; plant; mill; workshop
こうすい rainfall; precipitation
こうすい perfume
こうずい flood
こうせい justice; fairness; impartiality
こうせい organization; composition
こうせき achievements; merit; meritorious service; meritorious deed
こうせん beam; light ray
こうぜん open (e.g. secret); public; official
こうそう dispute; resistance
こうそう plan; plot; idea; conception
こうそう upper
こうそく restriction; restraint
こうそく high speed; high gear
こうぞう structure; construction
こうたい 退 retreat; backspace (BS)
こうたい alternation; change; relief; relay; shift
こうたく brilliance; polish; lustre; glossy finish (of photographs)
こうだん public corporation
こうち arable land