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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (76/147)

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.


そんけい respect; esteem; reverence; honour
そんざい existence; being
そんしつ loss
そんちょう respect; esteem; regard
そんとく loss and gain; advantage and disadvantage
そんな such; like that; that sort of
ぞい 沿 along
ぞう statue; image; figure; picture; portrait
ぞうか increase; addition
ぞうきょう augment; reinforce; increase
ぞうきん house-cloth; dust cloth
ぞうげん increase and decrease; fluctuation
ぞうしょう Minister of Finance
ぞうしん promoting; increase; advance
ぞうせん shipbuilding
ぞうだい enlargement
ぞうり zoori (Japanese footwear); sandals
ぞくする する to belong to; to come under; to be affiliated with; to be subject to
ぞくぞく successively; one after another
ぞんざい rude; careless; slovenly
ぞんじる じる to know
rice field
たい ill will; malice; another intention; secret purpose; ulterior motive; fickleness; double-mindedness
たいいく physical education; gymnastics; athletics
たいいん 退 leaving hospital
たいおう interaction; correspondence; coping with; dealing with
たいおん temperature (body)
たいか 退 degeneration; retrogression
たいかい convention; tournament; mass meeting; rally
たいかく physique; constitution
たいがい in general; mainly
たいがく 退 dropping out of school
たいき atmosphere
たいきん great cost
たいくつ 退 tedium; boredom
たいぐう treatment; reception
たいけい system; organization
たいけつ confrontation; showdown
たいけん personal experience
たいこ drum; tambourine
たいこう opposition; antagonism
たいさく counter-plan; counter-measure
たいざい stay; sojourn
たいし 使 ambassador
たいした した considerable; great; important; significant; a big deal
たいして して for; in regard to; per
たいしゅう general public
たいしょ deal with; cope
たいしょう target; object (of worship, study, etc); subject (of taxation, etc)
たいしょう contrast; antithesis; comparison