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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (97/147)

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.


なかなか very; considerably; easily; readily; by no means (neg); fairly; quite; highly; rather
なかば middle; half; semi; halfway; partly
なかほど middle; midway
なかみ contents; interior; substance; filling; (sword) blade
なかみ contents; interior; substance; filling; (sword) blade
なかよし intimate friend; bosom buddy; chum
ながい long
ながい long; lengthy
ながし sink
ながす to drain; to float; to shed (blood, tears); to cruise (e.g. taxi)
ながなが long; drawn-out; very long
ながびく to be prolonged; to drag on
ながめ scene; view; prospect; outlook
ながめる める to view; to gaze at
ながれ stream; current
ながれる れる to stream; to flow; to run (ink); to be washed away
なぎさ water's edge; beach; shore
なく to cry; to sing (bird)
なく to bark; to purr; to make sound (animal)
なくす くす to lose something; to get rid of
なくす くす to lose someone, wife, child, etc
なくなる くなる to disappear; to get lost
なぐさめる める to comfort; to console
なぐる to strike; to hit
なげく to sigh; to lament; to grieve
なげだす to throw down; to abandon; to sacrifice; to throw out
なげる げる to throw; to cast away
なごやか やか mild; calm; gentle; quiet; harmonious
なごり remains; traces; memory
なさけ sympathy; compassion
なさけぶかい tender-hearted; compassionate
なさる さる to do
なし without
なじる to rebuke; to scold; to tell off
なす to accomplish; to do
なぜ why; how
なぜなら なら because
なぞ riddle; puzzle; enigma
なぞなぞ 謎謎 riddle; puzzle; enigma
なだかい famous; celebrated; well-known
なだれ avalanche
なっとく consent; assent; understanding; agreement; comprehension; grasp
なつ summer
なつかしい かしい dear; desired; missed
なつく to become emotionally attached
なづける ける to name (someone)
なでる 撫でる to brush gently; to stroke
ななつ seven
ななめ obliqueness
なにげない ない casual; unconcerned