JLPT N1 Vocabulary List

complete JLPT N1 vocabulary List

This is a list of the vocabulary that you need to know in order to pass the JLPT N1. In total, you will need to have a vocabulary of about 10,000 words.

This list includes lessons for the most common and important words for you to know, all listed in alphabetical order.

See our full study guide for how to pass the JLPT N1.

#VocabularyTypeMeaning
1 akuru

あくる

Pre-noun adjectivalnext (day, morning, etc.); following
2 dokusha

どくしゃ

Nounreader
3 honno

ほんの

Pre-noun adjectivalmere; only; just; slight​
4 jitsu no

じつの

Pre-noun adjectivaltrue; real; blood-related; biological (father, etc.)
5 kikitori

ききとり

Noun listening comprehension; hearing what others say
6 koubai

こうばい

Noun, Verb, Suru verbprocurement; purchase; buying
7 koudoku

こうどく

Noun, Verb, Suru verbbuying and reading (book, magazine, etc.); subscribing (newspaper)
8 kounyuu

こうにゅう

Noun, Verb, Suru verbpurchase; buy
9 kouri

こうり

Noun, Verb, Suru verbretail
10 maeuri

まえうり

Nounadvance sale; booking
11 omonaru

おもなる

Pre-noun adjectivalmain; principal; important
12 shinchiku

しんちく

Noun, Verb, Suru verbnew building; new construction
13 shinjin

しんじん

Nounnew face; newcomer; rookie; fresh recruit
14 shinkon

しんこん

Noun, Verb, Suru verbnewly-wed; newly married
15 tonda

Pre-noun adjectival, Adverbunthinkable; unimaginable; very
16 uridashi

うりだし

Noun(bargain) sale
17 uridasu

うりだす

Verb, Godan verb, Transitive verbto put on the market; to put on sale; to begin selling

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