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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (51/147)

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.


さずける ける to grant; to award; to teach
さそう to invite; to call out
さぞ I am sure; certainly; no doubt
さだまる まる to become settled; to be fixed
さだめる める to decide; to establish; to determine
さっか author; writer; novelist; artist
さっかく optical illusion; hallucination
さっき some time ago
さっきゅう urgent
さっきょく composition; setting (of music)
さっさと quickly
さっする する to guess; to sense; to presume; to judge; to sympathize with
さっそく at once; immediately; without delay; promptly
さっと quickly; suddenly
さっぱり feeling refreshed; feeling relieved; neat; trimmed
さつ counter for books
さつえい photographing
さつじん murder
さて well; now; then
さとう sugar
さとる to attain enlightenment; to perceive; to understand; to discern
さな truth; reality
さばく to judge
さばく desert
さび 錆び rust (colour)
さびしい しい lonely; lonesome; solitary; desolate
さびる 錆びる to rust; to become rusty
さべつ discrimination; distinction; differentiation
さほう manners; etiquette; propriety
さほど (not) very; (not) much
さまざま varied; various
さます ます to cool; to dampen; to let cool; to throw a damper on; to spoil
さます ます to awaken
さまたげる げる to disturb; to prevent
さみせん three-stringed Japanese guitar; shamisen
さむい cold (e.g. weather)
さむらい Samurai; warrior
さめる める to become cool; to wear off; to abate; to subside; to dampen; to cool down (interest); to come down (fever)
さめる める to wake; to wake up
さも with gusto; with satisfaction
さゆう influence; control; domination; left and right
さよう action; operation; effect; function
さようなら なら good-bye
さら plate; dish
さらいげつ month after next
さらいしゅう week after next
さらいねん year after next
さらう to carry off; to run away with; to kidnap; to abduct
さらに furthermore; again; after all; more and more; moreover
さる to leave; to go away