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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (99/147)

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.


なんきょく south pole; Antarctic
なんだか だか a little; somewhat; somehow
なんだかんだ something or other
なんて how...!; what...!
なんで Why?; What for?
なんでも でも by all means; everything
なんと what; how; whatever
なんとか とか somehow; anyhow; one way or another
なんとなく となく somehow or other; for some reason or another
なんとも とも nothing (with neg. verb); quite; not a bit
なんなり なり any; anything; whatever
なんべい South America
なんぼく south and north
(num) two
にあう to suit; to match; to become; to be like
におい 匂い odour; scent; smell; stench; fragrance; aroma; perfume
におう 匂う to be fragrant; to smell; to stink; to glow; to be bright
にかよう to resemble closely
にがい bitter
にがす がす to let loose; to set free; to let escape
にがて poor (at); weak (in); dislike (of)
にきび pimple; acne
にぎやか 賑やか bustling; busy
にぎる to grasp; to seize; to mould sushi
にぎわう 賑わう to prosper; to flourish; to do thriving business; to be crowded with people
にく meat
にくい hateful; detestable
にくい hateful; abominable; poor-looking
にくしみ しみ hatred
にくしん blood relationship; blood relative
にくたい the body; the flesh
にくむ to hate; to detest
にくらしい らしい odious; hateful
にげだす to run away; to escape from
にげる げる to escape; to run away
にごる to become muddy; to get impure
にし 西 west
にしび 西 westering sun
にじ rainbow
にじむ 滲む to run; to blur; to spread; to blot; to ooze
にちじ date and time
にちじょう ordinary; regular; everyday; usual
にちや day and night; always
にちようひん daily necessities
にっか daily lesson; daily work; daily routine
にっき diary; journal
にっこう sunlight
にっこり smile sweetly; smile; grin
にっちゅう daytime; Sino-Japanese
にってい agenda