JLPT N1 Kanji List

This is the JLPT N1 kanji list.

complete JLPT N1 Kanji List

There are about 2,000 kanji in total that you will need to know in order to pass the JLPT N1 (including the kanji from N2, N3, N4 & N5).

Click on any of the kanji below to go to the lesson for that kanji. There you can get more detailed information, including common vocabulary words and example sentences using that kanji.

(this page is a work in progress, but I’m doing my best to add multiple new lessons every week)

For more JLPT N1 info, see our JLPT N1 grammar lessons.

#KanjiOnyomiKunyomiKanji Meaning
1 shi

uji

うじ

family name, surname, clan
2 tou

トウ

su(beru)

す(べる)

ruling, governing
3 tai

タイ

waza(to)

わざ(と)

attitude, condition
4 sei

セイ

made in..., manufacture
5 geki

ゲキ

hage(shii)

はげ(しい)

violent, get excited, enraged, chafe, incite
6 eki, yaku

エキ、ヤク

ma(su)

ま(す)

benefit, gain, profit, advantage
7 haku, baku

ハク、バク

Dr., command, esteem, Ph.D.
8 kou

コウ

subscription, buy
9 oku

オク

recollection, think, remember

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*NOTE* There is no official complete JLPT Kanji List

These lessons are created to the best of my ability based on prior test data, but there is no official JLPT kanji list.