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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (6/147)

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.


いき going
いきいき vividly; lively
いきおい force; vigor; energy; spirit; life; authority; influence; power; might; impetus; course (of events); tendency; necessarily
いきがい outside the area
いきごむ to be enthusiastic about
いきさつ 1. details; whole story; sequence of events; particulars; how it started; how things got this way; 2. complications; position
いきちがい misunderstanding; estrangement; disagreement; crossing without meeting; going astray
いきなり suddenly
いきもの living thing; animal
いきる きる to live; to exist
いぎ objection; dissent; protest
いぎ meaning; significance
いく to come; to orgasm
いく to go
いくさ war; battle; campaign; fight
いくさ war; battle; campaign; fight
いくじ childcare; nursing; upbringing
いくせい rearing; training; nurture; cultivation; promotion
いくた many; numerous
いくつ how many?; how old?
いくぶん somewhat
いくら how much?; how many?
いけ pond
いけない must not do; bad; wrong; not good
いけばな 1. flower arrangement
いける ける to arrange (flowers)
いけん different opinion; objection
いけん opinion; view
いこう intention; idea; inclination
いこう switching over to
いこう on and after; hereafter; thereafter
いご after this; from now on; hereafter; thereafter
いさましい ましい brave; valiant; gallant; courageous
いざ now; come (now); well; crucial moment
いし stone
いし doctor; physician
いし intention; purpose
いし will; volition
いしき consciousness; senses
いしぶみ stone monument bearing an inscription
いしゃ doctor (medical)
いしょう clothing; costume; outfit; garment; dress
いしょくじゅう necessities of life (food, clothing, etc.)
いじ disposition; spirit; willpower; obstinacy; backbone; appetite
いじ maintenance; preservation
いじめる 苛める to tease; to torment; to persecute; to chastise
いじゅう migration; immigration
いじょう more than; exceeding; greater than; this is all; over; above; and up; beyond; the above-mentioned; since; as long as; the end
いじょう strangeness; abnormality; disorder
いじる 弄る to touch; to tamper with