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JLPT Level 1 Vocab (100/147)

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.


にっとう daily allowance
にっぽん Japan
にづくり packing; baling; crating
になう to carry on shoulder; to bear (burden); to shoulder (gun)
ににん two persons; two people; pair; couple
にもかかわらず にもらず in spite of; nevertheless
にもつ luggage
にゅういん hospitalization
にゅうがく entry to school or university; matriculation
にゅうしゃ entry to a company
にゅうしゅ obtaining; coming to hand
にゅうしょう winning a prize or place (in a contest)
にゅうじょう entrance; admission; entering
にゅうよく bathe; bathing
にょう 尿 urine
にょうぼう wife
にらむ 睨む to glare at; to scowl at; to keep an eye on
にる to resemble; to be similar
にる to boil; to cook
にわ garden
にわか 俄か sudden; abrupt; unexpected; improvised; offhand
にんぎょう doll; puppet; figure
にんげん human being; man; person
にんしき recognition; cognizance
にんしん conception; pregnancy
にんじょう humanity; empathy; kindness; sympathy; human nature; common sense; customs and manners
にんむ duty; function; office; mission; task
にんめい appointment; nomination; ordination; commission; designation
ぬう to sew
ぬかす かす to omit; to leave out
ぬく to extract; to omit; to surpass; to draw out; to unplug
ぬぐ to take off clothes
ぬけだす to slip out; to sneak away; to excel
ぬける ける to come out; to fall out; to be omitted; to be missing; to escape
ぬすみ stealing
ぬすむ to steal
ぬま swamp; bog; pond; lake
ぬらす 濡らす to wet; to soak; to dip
ぬる to paint; to plaster; to lacquer; to varnish
ぬるい lukewarm; tepid
ぬれる 濡れる to get wet
sound; note
ねうち value; worth; price; dignity
ねかせる かせる to put to bed; to lay down; to ferment
ねがい desire; wish; request; prayer; petition; application
ねがう to desire; to wish; to request; to beg; to hope; to implore
ねこ cat
ねじ screw; helix; spiral
ねじまわし ねじ screwdriver