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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (89/147)

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.


てきせい aptitude
てきせつ pertinent; appropriate; adequate; relevance
てきとう fitness; suitability; adequacy; relevance
てきど moderate
てきよう applying
てぎわ performance; skill; tact
てくび wrist
てじな sleight of hand; conjuring trick; magic; juggling
てじゅん process; procedure; protocol
てじょう handcuffs; manacles
てちょう notebook
てぢか near; handy; familiar
てっきょう railway bridge; iron bridge
てっきり surely; certainly; beyond doubt
てっこう iron and steel
てっする する to sink in; to penetrate; to devote oneself; to believe in; to go through; to do intently and exclusively
てってい thoroughness; completeness
てっぺん iron scraps
てっぽう gun
てつ iron
てつがく philosophy
てつだい help; helper; assistant
てつだう to help; to assist; to take part in
てつづき procedure; (legal) process; formalities
てつどう railroad
てつや all night; all night vigil; sleepless night
てぬぐい 拭い (hand) towel
てはい arrangement; search (by police)
てはず arrangement; plan; programme
てびき guidance; guide; introduction
てぶくろ glove
てほん model; pattern
てま time; labour
てまえ before; this side; we; you
てまわし preparations; arrangements
てもと on hand; at hand; at home
てらす らす to shine on; to illuminate
てりかえす to reflect; to throw back light
てる to shine
てわけ division of labour
てん spot; mark; point; dot
てんいん shop assistant; employee; clerk; salesperson
てんか the world; whole country; descent from heaven; having one's own way; the public; the ruling power
てんか ignition; lighting; set fire to
てんかい revolution; rotation
てんかい develop; expansion (opposite of compression)
てんかん convert; divert
てんき weather; the elements; fine weather
てんきょ moving; changing residence
てんきん transfer; transmission