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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (83/147)

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.


ちてき intellectual
ちてん site; point on a map
ちのう brain
ちへいせん horizon
ちめい place name
ちゃ tea
ちゃいろ light brown; tawny
ちゃく counter for suits of clothing; arriving at ..
ちゃくしゅ embarkation; launch
ちゃくしょく colouring; coloring
ちゃくせき sit down; seat
ちゃくちゃく steadily
ちゃくもく attention
ちゃくりく landing; alighting; touch down
ちゃっこう start of (construction) work
ちゃのま living room (Japanese style)
ちゃのゆ tea ceremony
ちゃわん rice bowl; tea cup; teacup
ちゃん suffix for familiar (female) person
ちゃんと perfectly; properly; exactly
ちやほや pamper; make a fuss of; spoil
ちゅう annotation; explanatory note
ちゅうい caution; being careful; attention (heed); warning; advice
ちゅうおう centre; central; center; middle
ちゅうかん middle; midway; interim
ちゅうかん daytime; during the day
ちゅうがえり somersault; looping-the-loop
ちゅうがく middle school; junior high school
ちゅうけい relay; hook-up
ちゅうげん samurai's attendant; footman
ちゅうこ 1. used; second-hand; old; 2. Middle Ages
ちゅうこく advice; warning
ちゅうし suspension; stoppage; discontinuance; interruption
ちゅうし middle finger
ちゅうしゃ injection
ちゅうしゃ parking (e.g. car)
ちゅうしょう slander; libel; defamation
ちゅうしょう abstract
ちゅうしょく lunch; midday meal
ちゅうしん center; core; heart; pivot; emphasis; balance
ちゅうじつ fidelity; faithfulness
ちゅうじゅん second third of a month
ちゅうすう centre; pivot; mainstay; nucleus; backbone; central figure; pillar; key man
ちゅうせい Middle Ages; mediaeval times
ちゅうせい neuter gender; neutral (chem.); indifference; sterility
ちゅうせん lottery; raffle; drawing (of lots)
ちゅうだん interruption; suspension; break
ちゅうっぱら irritated; offended
ちゅうと in the middle; half-way
ちゅうどく poisoning