JLPT 1 Kanji collection, the sixth one hundred words

The JLPT ( Japanese Language Proficiency Test ) is designated for non-native Japanese learners. Most of the students take it in order to measure their Japanese level, but it is a great option if you want to improve your CV or planing to work for a Japanese company, where at least an N2 level is required. The best is obviously if you have the N1 degree. For that, you will need to memorize approximately 2000 characters. I am collecting the kanjis that are needed to take the N1 exam.

Ginza, Tokyo


You can take the test in major cities all over Japan.This level requires about 1000 hours of in classroom study to complete. But, unless you are a genius, you will most definitely have to supplement that with a lot of external studying and practicing. By spending just a few minutes every day practicing and reviewing Kanji, you can master JLPT N1 Kanji.

And then here it is. Katakana or hiragana readings and meanings also included in the list. If you feel like you still need to practice the hiragana or the katakana alphabet, you can do so by clicking on them.

  • 501. 衷心 ちゅうしん innermost feelings
  • 502. 駆逐艦 くちくかん destroyer ship
  • 503. 宵闇 よいやみ twilight
  • 504. 献酌 けんしゃく offer a drink
  • 505. 蚕 かいこ silkworm
  • 506. 朔日 さくじつ first day of the month
  • 507. 畝織 うねおり corduroy
  • 508. 矩形 くけい rectangle
  • 509. 凌駕 りょうが surpassing
  • 510. 模倣者 もほうしゃ imitator
  • 511. 啄木 たくぼく woodpecker
  • 512. 悌順 [ていじゅん (teijun)] obedience
  • 513. 倹約家 けんやくか economist
  • 514. 莞然 [かんぜん (kanzen)] sweet smile
  • 515. 僥倖 [ぎょうこう (gyoukou)] luck
  • 516. 薄紗 [はくさ (hakusa)] gossamer
  • 517. 宥恕 ゆうじょ generosity
  • 518. 朕 ちん We
  • 519. 消耗品 [しょうもうひん (shoumouhin)] consumable good
  • 520. 晏然 [あんぜん (anzen)] calm
  • 521. 栞 しおり bookmark
  • 522. 茉莉花 [まつりか (matsurika)] Arabian jasmine
  • 523. 無視 むし ignoring
  • 524. 交渉 こうしょう negotiations
  • 525. 推薦 すいせん recommendation
  • 526. 川崎 かわさき Kawasaki
  • 527. 盛大 [せいだい (seidai)] grand
  • 528. 逮捕 [たいほ (taiho)] arrest
  • 529. 崩壊 [ほうかい (houkai)] destroy
  • 530. 脱水 [だっすい (dassui)] dehydration
  • 531. 恋患い こいわずらい lovesick
  • 532. 執拗 [しつよう (shitsuyou)] persistent
  • 533. 密輸 [みつゆ (mitsuyu)] smuggling
  • 534. 措定 [そてい (sotei)] assumption
  • 535. 描写 [びょうしゃ (byousha)] depiction
  • 536. 上掲 [じょうけい (joukei)] the above mentioned
  • 537. 鹿 しか deer
  • 538. 控訴人 [こうそにん (kousonin)] appellant
  • 539. 渋滞 じゅうたい traffic jam
  • 540. 掛け算 かけざん multiplication
  • 541. 排除 はいじょ removal
  • 542. 訳者 やくしゃ translator
  • 543. 争訟 [そうしょう (soushou)] contentious
  • 544. 郷愁 [きょうしゅう (kyoushuu)] nostalgia
  • 545. 会釈 [えしゃく (eshaku)] nod
  • 546. 興隆 こうりゅう rise
  • 547. 麻雀 [マージャン (mājan)] Mahjong
  • 548. 斎場 [さいじょう (saijou)] funeral hall
  • 549. 一貫 いっかん coherency
  • 550. 虚偽 きょぎ untrue
  • 551. 脚注 [きゃくちゅう (kyakuchuu)] footnote
  • 552. 油彩 ゆさい oil painting
  • 553. 堀川 ほりかわ Canal
  • 554. 菊花 きっか chrysanthemum
  • 555. 唯一 ゆいつ only
  • 556. 猛烈 もうれつ violent
  • 557. 陳腐 ちんぷ stale
  • 558. 梨花 りか pear blossom
  • 559. 偏見 へんけん prejudice
  • 560. 亀 かめ turtle
  • 561. 陰性 いんせい negative
  • 562. 啓蒙 けいもう enlightenment
  • 563. 粘土 ねんど clay
  • 564. 栽培 さいばい cultivation
  • 565. 淡紅色 たんこうしょく pink
  • 566. 過剰 かじょう excess
  • 567. 虚しい むなしい vacant
  • 568. 悲惨 ひさん tragic
  • 569. 据える すえる place
  • 570. 勘弁 かんべん pardon
  • 571. 添加 てんか addition
  • 572. 斜め ななめ diagonal
  • 573. 逸脱 いつだつ deviation
  • 574. 生涯 しょうがい one's lifetime
  • 575. 主眼 しゅがん the Main point
  • 576. 彫刻 ちょうこく carving
  • 577. 釣り堀 つりぼり fish pond
  • 578. 静粛 せいしゅく silent
  • 579. 庶民 しょみん masses
  • 580. 抗菌 こうきん antibacterial
  • 581. 寂滅 じゃくめつ nirvana
  • 582. 淳良 [じゅんりょう (junryou)] innocent
  • 583. 泥酔 でいすい dead drunk
  • 584. 痛惜 つうせき deep regret
  • 585. 追悼 ついとう mourning
  • 586. 累計 るいけい cumulative total
  • 587. 遊郭 ゆうかく red light district
  • 588. 陶器 とうき porcelain
  • 589. 猪 いのしし wild boar
  • 590. 粗野 そや rustic
  • 591. 蛇口 じゃぐち tap
  • 592. 眺望 ちょうぼう prospect
  • 593. 笹原 ささはら field of bamboo grass
  • 594. 丘陵 きゅうりょう hill
  • 595. 船舶 せんぱく ship
  • 596. 窒素 ちっそ nitrogen
  • 597. 紳士 しんし gentleman
  • 598. 螺旋 らせん spiral
  • 599. 濃紺 のうこん dark blue
  • 600. 銃猟 しゅりょう haunting
Practice these words as cards!

If you are interested, you can have a look at the first , second , third , fourth and fifth lists as well.

Do not give up studying, but "There is no definitive count of kanji characters, just as there is none of Chinese characters generally." - Wikipedia.



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