Post Reply 語彙 Vocabulary
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Posted 3/8/08
I find list online for vocabulary of 4th level (easiest) Japanese proficiency exam... you must know hiragana and katakana to read.

This is only a small bit, I was tired of copy and paste... also there is no order to them... so very random

http://bitboost.com/TT_about-the-kana.html

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[kanji] [reading] [meaning]


ぐらい ぐらい approximately, about, almost
易しい やさしい easy, plain, simple
茶わん ちゃわん rice bowl, tea cup, teacup
机 つくえ desk
一日 ついたち first day of the month, first ten days of the lunar month
飛行機 ひこうき aeroplane, airplane, aircraft
作文 さくぶん composition, writing
お茶 おちゃ tea (usu. green), tea break (at work), tea ceremony
午後 ごご afternoon, p.m.
お金 おかね money
医者 いしゃ medical doctor, physician
庭 にわ garden
千 せん 1,000, thousand
何方 どちら which (of two), who
来週 らいしゅう next week
兄 あに older brother
五つ いつつ five
六 ろく six
西 にし west
杯 はい counter for cupfuls
父 ちち father
塩 しお salt
吹く ふく to blow (wind, etc.), to emit, to spout
此の この this
七 しち seven
お父さん おとうさん father
月 がつ month (of the year), used after number or question word (e.g., nan or nani)
兄さん にいさん older brother
新聞 しんぶん newspaper
歳 さい -years-old, ability, gift, talent, aptitude, genius
夏 なつ summer
お兄さん おにいさん older brother, (vocative) "Mister?"
日 にち day, number of days
練習 れんしゅう practice, practise
東 ひがし east
出口 でぐち exit, gateway, way out, outlet, leak, vent
近く ちかく near, neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity
バス バス bus, bath, bass
開く あく to open (e.g., doors), to be hungry, to be free, to be available, to be vacant, to be open (e.g., shops), to become empty, to be less crowded, to dawn
便利 べんり convenient, handy, useful
速い はやい fast, quick, hasty, brisk, early (in the day, etc.), premature, (too) soon, not yet, (too) early, easy, simple, quick
薄い うすい thin, weak, watery, diluted
図書館 としょかん library
戸 と door (esp. Japanese-style), entrance (to a home), narrows
一 いち one, best in, the most (...) in (where an adjective follows)
二十歳 はたち 20 years old, twenty
木曜日 もくようび Thursday
地下鉄 ちかてつ underground train, subway
紙 かみ paper
外国 がいこく foreign country
もっと もっと (some) more, even more, longer, further
十 じゅう 10, ten
彼処 あそこ there, over there, that place, yonder, genitals, used on parting ways or to sign off on letters
何の どの which, what (way)
料理 りょうり cooking, cookery, cuisine, dealing with something (well)
渡す わたす to pass over, to hand over
住む すむ to abide, to reside, to live in, to inhabit, to dwell
橋 はし bridge
ドア ドア door (Western-style)
明日 あした tomorrow
並ぶ ならぶ to line up, to stand in a line
全部 ぜんぶ all, entire, whole, altogether
困る こまる to be worried, to be bothered
下手 へた unskillful, poor, awkward, imprudent, untactful
寝る ねる to lie down, to go to bed, to lie in bed, to sleep (lying down), to sleep (with someone, i.e., have intercourse), to lie idle
元気 げんき health(y), robust, vigor, vigour, energy, vitality, vim, stamina, spirit, courage, pep
無い ない there isn't, doesn't have
誕生日 たんじょうび birthday
姉さん ねえさん elder sister, (vocative) young lady, miss (referring to a waitress, etc.), ma'am (used by geisha to refer to their superiors)
開く ひらく to open (e.g., a bank-account, festival, etc.), to spread out, to open up (flower bud, umbrella, etc.), to widen (gap, distance, width)
どうも どうも thanks, much (thanks), very (sorry), quite (regret), quite, really, somehow, no matter how hard one may try
今日 きょう today, this day
歳 とし year, age
頼む たのむ to request, to beg, to ask
閉まる しまる to be shut, to close, to be closed, to be locked, to tighten, to be tightened, to become sober, to become tense
酒 さけ alcohol, sake
吸う すう to smoke, to breathe in, to suck
テープ テープ tape
毎月 まいげつ every month, each month, monthly
風呂 ふろ bath, bathtub, bathroom, bathhouse, room for drying lacquerware, base (wooden joint connecting the blade of a hoe, spade, etc., to the handle)
川 かわ river, stream, the .... river, (suffix used with the names of rivers)
黒い くろい black, dark
黄色い きいろい yellow
がる がる to feel (on adj-stem to represent a third party's apparent emotion), to behave as if one were
悪い わるい bad, poor, inferior, evil, sinful, unprofitable, unbeneficial, at fault, to blame, in the wrong, sorry
立つ たつ to stand, to rise, to stand up, to find oneself (e.g., in a difficult position), to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
毎朝 まいあさ every morning
大抵 たいてい usually, generally
使う つかう to use, to handle, to manipulate, to employ, to need, to want, to spend, to consume, to speak (English), to practise (fencing), to practice (fencing), to take (one's lunch), to circulate (bad money)
海 うみ sea, beach
其れから それから and then, after that
九 きゅう nine
日曜日 にちようび Sunday
上手 じょうず skill, skillful, dexterity, flattery
嫌い きらい dislike, hate, suspicion, tendency, smack (of)
借りる かりる to borrow, to have a loan, to hire, to rent, to buy on credit
スリッパ スリッパ slippers
入口 いりくち entrance, entry, gate, approach, mouth
不味い まずい unappetising, unappetizing, unpleasant (taste, appearance, situation), ugly, unskilful, awkward, bungling, unwise, untimely
先 さき previous, prior, former, some time ago, preceding, point (e.g., pencil), tip, end, nozzle, head (of a line), front, ahead, the other side, the future, hereafter, destination, the other party
口 くち mouth, orifice, opening
遠い とおい far, distant
叔母 おば aunt (younger than one's parent)
欲しい ほしい wanted, wished for, in need of, desired, (after the -te form of a verb) I want (you) to
鳥肉 とりにく chicken meat
買い物 かいもの shopping, purchased goods
本 ほん book, volume, main, head, this, our, present, real, counter for long cylindrical things
大使館 たいしかん embassy
三つ みっつ three
荷物 にもつ luggage, baggage, payload (of a packet, cell, etc.)
さあ さあ come, come now
何所 どこ where, what place
難しい むずかしい difficult
少し すこし small quantity, little, few, something, little while, short distance
兄弟 きょうだい siblings, brothers and sisters
ボールペン ボールペン ball-point pen (trans: ball pen)
漢字 かんじ Chinese characters, kanji
コップ コップ glass (i.e. drinking vessel)
等 など et cetera, etc., and the like, and so forth, (indicating an approximate quote or vague suggestion) or something, (lessening the significance or value of the previous word) the likes of
赤い あかい red
ご飯 ごはん cooked rice, meal
映画 えいが movie, film
良い いい good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable, sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer), ready, prepared, profitable (e.g., deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial, OK
夕 ゆうべ evening, last night
丁度 ちょうど just, right, exactly
辞書 じしょ dictionary, lexicon, letter of resignation
待つ まつ to wait
果物 くだもの fruit
色 しょく counter for colours
一人 ひとり one person
道 みち road, street, way, method
暑い あつい hot, warm
九日 ここのか nine days, the ninth day (of the month)
フィルム フィルム film
嫌 いや disagreeable, detestable, unpleasant, reluctant
母 はは mother
真直 まっすぐ straight (ahead), direct, upright, erect, honest, frank
晩 ばん evening, counter for nights
生まれる うまれる to be born
鳥渡 ちょっと just a minute, short time, just a little, hey!, somewhat, easily, readily, rather
両親 りょうしん parents, both parents
薬 くすり medicine, pharmaceuticals, (legal) drugs, efficacious chemical (i.e., gunpowder, pesticide, etc.), (pottery) glaze, small bribe
茶 ちゃ tea, tea plant (Camellia sinensis), tea preparation, making tea, brown, mockery
時計 とけい watch, clock
学校 がっこう school
カメラ カメラ camera
再来年 さらいねん year after next
何方 どなた who?
屋 や (something) shop, somebody who sells (something) or works as (something), somebody with a (certain) personality trait, house, roof
零 れい zero, nought
冬 ふゆ winter
出る でる to appear, to come forth, to leave, to exit, to answer (the phone or door)
近い ちかい near, close by, short
ハンカチ ハンカチ handkerchief
箱 はこ box, car (of a train, etc.), shamisen case, shamisen, man who carries a geisha's shamisen, receptacle for human waste, feces (faeces)
返す かえす to return something
早い はやい fast, quick, hasty, brisk, early (in the day, etc.), premature, (too) soon, not yet, (too) early, easy, simple, quick
白い しろい white
人 じん -ian (e.g., Italian, etc.) attaches to name of country to denote nationality), -er (e.g., performer, etc.) attaches to name of occupation, (usu. in compound words) man, person, people
呼ぶ よぶ to call out (to), to call, to invoke, to summon (a doctor, etc.), to invite, to designate, to name, to brand, to garner (support, etc.), to gather, to take as one's wife
飲み物 のみもの drink, beverage
木 き tree, wood, timber
知る しる to know, to understand, to be acquainted with, to feel
私 わたくし I, myself, private affairs
外 ほか other (esp. places and things), the rest, (also read 'そと')
もしもし もしもし hello (on phone), excuse me! (when calling out to someone)
七日 なのか seven days, the seventh day (of the month)
旅行 りょこう travel, trip
電話 でんわ telephone
週間 しゅうかん week, weekly
教室 きょうしつ classroom
トイレ トイレ toilet, restroom, bathroom, lavatory
明後日 あさって day after tomorrow
平仮名 ひらがな hiragana, one of the Japanese syllabaries
前 まえ before, in front, fore part, ago, previously, head (of a line), in the presence of, lady (so-and-so), (five minutes) to, helping, portion
今晩 こんばん tonight, this evening
下手 したて humble position, inferior, underarm grip on opponent's belt (sumo)
鍵 かぎ key
意味 いみ meaning, significance
段段 だんだん gradually, by degrees
未だ まだ yet, still, more, besides
短い みじかい short
姉 あね older sister
絵 え picture, drawing, painting, sketch
如何 どう how, in what way, how about
今朝 けさ this morning
熱い あつい hot (thing)
食堂 しょくどう cafeteria, dining hall
来年 らいねん next year
手洗い てあらい restroom, lavatory, hand-washing
休む やすむ to be absent, to take a day off, to rest, to have a break, to go to bed, to (lie down to) sleep, to turn in, to retire, to stop doing some ongoing activity for a time, to suspend business
テーブル テーブル table
匹 ひき counter for small animals, counter for rolls of cloth (two han in size), counter for horses, roll of cloth
風 かぜ wind, breeze
高い たかい high, tall, expensive
横 よこ beside, side, width
中 ちゅう medium, average, middle, moderation, middle school, China, in, during (a certain time when one did or is doing something), under (construction, etc.), while
レストラン レストラン restaurant
醤油 しょうゆ shoyu (kind of Japanese soy sauce)
毎週 まいしゅう every week
大切 たいせつ important, valuable, worthy of care
仕事 しごと work, occupation, employment
回 かい counter for occurrences
其方 そちら that way (by you), there, that one, you
魚 さかな fish
肉 にく flesh, meat, the physical body (as opposed to the spirit), thickness, ink pad
登る のぼる to ascend, to go up, to climb, to ascend (as a natural process, e.g., the sun), to rise, to go to (the capital), to be promoted, to add up to, to advance (in price), to sail up, to come up (on the agenda)
月曜日 げつようび Monday
車 くるま car, automobile, vehicle, wheel
幾ら いくら how much?, how many?
スポーツ スポーツ sport
入口 いりぐち entrance, entry, gate, approach, mouth
病気 びょうき illness, disease, sickness
雪 ゆき snow
厚い あつい cordial, kind, warm(hearted), serious, faithful, thick, deep, heavy, serious (of an illness), abundant, brazen, shameless
円 えん Yen, money, circle
伯母 おば aunt (older than one's parent)
要る いる to need
鳥 とり bird, bird meat (esp. chicken meat), fowl, poultry
北 きた North
大好き だいすき very likeable, like very much
お皿 おさら plate, dish
花瓶 かびん (flower) vase
こんな こんな such, like this
それ それ there! (used to call someone's attention to something)
何処 どこ where, what place
南 みなみ South, proceeding south
小さい ちいさい small, little, tiny
ホテル ホテル hotel
終る おわる to finish, to close
寒い さむい cold (e.g., weather)
コート コート coat, tennis court
店 みせ store, shop, establishment
被る かぶる to wear (on head, usu. one's own), to put on (over head, usu. one's own), to pour or dash water, dust, etc. (on oneself), to bear (e.g., someone's debts, faults, etc.), to overlap
静か しずか quiet, peaceful
御主人 ごしゅじん your husband, her husband
雨 あめ rain
良い よい good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable, sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer), ready, prepared, profitable (e.g., deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial, OK
夕べ ゆうべ evening, last night
昼 ひる noon, daytime
自分 じぶん myself, yourself, oneself, himself, herself, I, me
体 からだ body, health
咲く さく to bloom
家内 かない wife
お祖母さん おばあさん grandmother, female senior-citizen
お お oh! (expression of slight surprise)
一昨年 おととし year before last
同じ おなじ same, identical, equal, uniform, equivalent, similar, common (origin), changeless
所 ところ place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, part, space, room, whereupon, as a result
九つ ここのつ nine
パン パン bread, pastries (e.g., croissants), pastry-based products, pan, frying pan, panning (in a film)
言う いう to say, to call (i.e., to give a name)
歩く あるく to walk
真っ直ぐ まっすぐ straight (ahead), direct, upright, erect, honest, frank
半分 はんぶん half
晴れる はれる to clear up, to clear away, to be sunny, to stop raining
五日 いつか five days, the fifth day (of the month)
一寸 ちょっと just a minute, short time, just a little, hey!, somewhat, easily, readily, rather
昼御飯 ひるごはん lunch, midday meal
野菜 やさい vegetable
遅い おそい late, slow, after, (too) late, (too) slow, slow going, involved, time-consuming, dull, stupid
時間 じかん time
角 かど corner (e.g., desk, pavement), edge
エレベーター エレベーター elevator, lift
お菓子 おかし confections, sweets, candy
番 ばん number (in a series), (one's) turn, watch, guard, lookout, bout, match (sumo)
冷蔵庫 れいぞうこ refrigerator
土曜日 どようび Saturday
出す だす to take out, to get out, to put out, to reveal, to show, to submit (e.g., thesis), to turn in, to publish, to make public, to send (e.g., letter), to start (fire), to produce (a sound), to serve (food), to begin
勤める つとめる to serve, to fill a post, to serve under, to work (for), to exert oneself, to endeavor, to endeavour, to be diligent, to play (the part of)
ノート ノート notebook, copy-book, exercise book, note, notebook PC
六つ むっつ six
辺 へん area, vicinity, side (of triangle, rectangle, etc.), circumstances
足 あし foot, leg, gait, pace, bottom structural component (i.e. radical) of a kanji, means of transportation
座る すわる to sit, to squat
売る うる to sell
辛い つらい painful, heart-breaking
古い ふるい old (not person), aged, ancient, antiquated, stale, threadbare, outmoded, obsolete article
違う ちがう to differ (from), to vary, to not be in the usual condition, to not match the correct (answer, etc.), to be different from promised
時々 ときどき sometimes
面白い おもしろい interesting, amusing
男の子 おとこのこ boy, baby boy
私 わたし I, myself, private affairs
外 そと outside, exterior, open air, other place
もう もう already, soon, more, again
四 し four
留学生 りゅうがくせい overseas student, exchange student
電車 でんしゃ electric train
習う ならう to learn
教える おしえる to teach, to inform, to instruct
デパート デパート department store
万 まん 10,000, ten thousand, myriads, all, everything
併し しかし however, but
洗濯 せんたく washing, laundry
今週 こんしゅう this week
降る くだる to get down, to descend
見る みる to see, to watch, (as an auxiliary verb) to try, to take care of
段々 だんだん gradually, by degrees
万年筆 まんねんひつ fountain pen
誰 だれ who
初めに はじめに to begin with, first of all, in the beginning
皆さん みなさん all, everyone, everybody
迚も とても very, awfully, exceedingly, (before a negative form) (not) at all, by no means, simply (cannot)
頃 ごろ (approximate) time, around, about, toward, suitable time (or condition), time of year, season
如何して どうして why?, for what reason, how, in what way, for what purpose, what for
食べ物 たべもの food
底 そこ bottom, sole
手紙 てがみ letter
休み やすみ rest, recess, respite, vacation, holiday, absence, suspension, moulting
タクシー タクシー taxi
否 いいえ no, nay, well
封筒 ふうとう envelope
先生 せんせい teacher, master, doctor, with names of teachers, etc. as an honorific
降る ふる to precipitate, to fall (e.g., rain)
押す おす to push, to press, to apply pressure from above, to press down, to stamp (i.e. a passport), to apply a seal
本当に ほんとうに really, truly
国 くに country
枚 まい counter for flat objects (e.g., sheets of paper)
大勢 たいせい general trend, current thought
散歩 さんぽ walk, stroll
会社 かいしゃ company, corporation
然して そして and, and then, thus, and now
居る いる to be (animate), to exist
賑やか にぎやか bustling, busy
上げる あげる to raise, to elevate, to do up (one's hair), to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.), to land (a boat), to deep-fry, to show someone (into a room), (uk) to summon (for geishas, etc.), to send someone (away), to enrol (one's child in school), to increase (price, quality, status, etc.), to make (a l
月 つき moon, month
レコード レコード record (e.g., LP), record (e.g., athletics)
写真 しゃしん photograph
幾つ いくつ how many?, how old?
スプーン スプーン spoon
二人 ふたり two persons, two people, pair, couple
病院 びょういん hospital
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that is so much but I will memorize them all!
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