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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (82/147)

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.


だんぼう heating
だんめん cross section
だんりょく elasticity; flexibility
blood; consanguinity
ちあん public order
ちい (social) position; status
ちいき area; region
ちいさい さい small; little; tiny
ちえ wisdom; wit; sagacity; sense; intelligence; advice
ちか basement; underground
ちかい near; close by; short
ちかう to swear; to vow; to take an oath; to pledge
ちかく near; neighbourhood; vicinity
ちかごろ lately; recently; nowadays
ちかすい underground water
ちかづく to approach; to get near; to get acquainted with; to get closer
ちかづける ける to bring near; to put close; to let come near; to associate with
ちかてつ underground train; subway
ちかよる to approach; to draw near
ちからづよい reassuring; emboldened
ちがい difference; discrepancy
ちがいない いない (phrase) sure; no mistaking it; for certain
ちがう to differ (from)
ちがえる える to change
ちきゅう the earth
ちぎる to pledge; to promise; to swear
ちく district; section; sector
ちくさん animal husbandry
ちくしょう beast; brute; damn
ちくせき accumulation; accumulate; store
ちこく lateness; late coming
ちしき knowledge; information
ちしつ geological features
ちじ prefectural governor
ちじん friend; acquaintance
ちず map
ちせい intelligence
ちたい area; zone
ちち milk; breast; loop
ちち father
ちちおや father
ちちはは father and mother; parents
ちぢまる まる to be shortened; to be contracted; to shrink
ちぢむ to shrink; to be contracted
ちぢめる める to shorten; to reduce; to boil down; to shrink
ちぢれる れる to be wavy; to be curled
ちっそく suffocation
ちっとも 些とも not at all (neg. verb)
ちつじょ order; regularity; system; method