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Updated 2009-06-26 13:17

JLPT Level 2 Vocabulary

This is an abridged version of the list at http://www.jlptstudy.com/2/jlpt2_vocab-list.html. Production in process -- please help!

JLPT Level 2 Vocab: Section 1

 

KanaKanjiDefinition
あいかわらずas ever; as usual; the same
あいさつ挨拶greeting; salutation
あいず合図sign; signal
あいにくunfortunately; sorry, but....
あいまいvague; ambiguous
あおぐ扇ぐto fan; to flap
あかり明かりlamplight; light (in general); brightness
あきらか明らかobvious; evident; clear
あきらめる諦めるto give up; to abandon
あきる飽きるto get tired of,to lose interest in,to have enough
あきれるto be amazed,to be shocked
あく開くto open (eg a festival)
あく空くto open,to become open,to become empty
あくしゅ握手handshake
あくま悪魔devil,demon,evil spirit
あくまで飽くまでto the end,to the last,stubbornly
あくる~明くる~next,following
あけがた明け方dawn
あける開ける to become opened up
あける明ける to dawn,to become daylight
あこがれる憧れるto long for,to yearn after,to admire
あさい浅いshallow,superficial
あしあと足跡footprints
あしもと足元at one's feet,underfoot
あじわう味わうto taste,to savor,to relish
あずかる預かるto keep in custody,to receive on deposit,to take charge of
あずける預けるto give into custody,to entrust,to deposit
あせsweat,perspiration
あつかましい厚かましいimpudent,shameless,brazen
あっしゅく圧縮compression,condensation,pressure
あてな 宛名address,direction
あてはまるto be applicable,to come under (a category),to fulfill
あてはめるto apply,to adapt
あと(1) trace,tracks,mark,sign,(2) remains,ruins,(3) scar
あばれる暴れるto act violently,to rage,to struggle,to be riotous
あぶるt o scorch
あふれるto flood,to overflow,to brim over
あまど雨戸 sliding storm door
あまやかす甘やかすto pamper,to spoil
あやうい危ういdangerous,critical,grave
あやしい怪しいsuspicious,dubious,doubtful
あやまり誤りerror
あやまる謝るto apologize
あらdefect,flaw,blemish,weak point
あらい荒いrough,rude,wild
あらい粗い coarse,rough
あらしstorm,tempest
あらすじ outline,summary
あらそう争うto dispute,to argue,to be at variance,to compete
あらた新た new,fresh,novel
あらためて改めてanother time,again,over again,anew,formally
あらためる改めるto change,to alter,to reform,to revise
あらゆるadj-pnall,every
あらわす表すto express,to show,to reveal
あらわす現す to show,to indicate,to display
あらわす著すto write,to publish
あらわれ現れ embodiment,materialization
あらわれる現れる (1) to appear,to come in sight,to become visible,(2) to express oneself
ありがたい有難い grateful,thankful,welcome,appreciated,evoking gratitude
あれる荒れるto be stormy,to be rough,to lose one's temper
あわbubble,foam,froth,head on beer
あわせる合わせるto join together,to be opposite,to face,to unite
あわただしいbusy,hurried,confused,flurried
あわてるto become confused
あわれ哀れhelpless,pity,sorrow,grief
あんplan,suffix meaning draft
あんい安易easy-going
あんがい案外unexpectedly
あんてい安定stability,equilibrium
いいだす言い出すto start talking,to speak,to tell,to propose,to suggest,to break the ice
いいつける言い付けるto tell,to tell on (someone),to order
いいん委員committee member
いがい意外unexpected,surprising
いぎ意義meaning,significance
いきおい勢いforce,vigor,energy,spirit
いくじ育児childcare,nursing,upbringing
いくぶん幾分somewhat
いご以後after this,from now on,hereafter,thereafter
いこう以降on and after,hereafter,thereafter
イコール equal
いさましい勇ましいbrave,valiant,gallant,courageous
いじ維持maintenance,preservation
いしき意識consciousness,senses
いじょう異常strangeness,abnormality,disorder
いずみspring,fountain
いたboard,plank
いだい偉大greatness
いだく抱くto embrace,to hug,to harbour,to entertain
いたす致す(hum) to do
いちいちone by one,separately
いちおう一応once,tentatively,in outline,for the time being
いちじ一時moment,time
いちだんと一段とgreater,more,further,still more
いちどに一度にall at once
いちりゅう一流first class,top grade,foremost,top-notch
いっか一家a house,a home,a family,a household
いっさくじつ一昨日day before yesterday
いっさくねん一昨年year before last
いっしゅ一種a species,a kind,a variety
いっしゅん一瞬a moment,an instant
いっせい一斉simultaneous,all at once
いっそう一層much more,still more,all the more
いったい一体(1) one object,one body,(2) what on earth?,really?,(3) generally
いったん一旦once,for a moment,one morning,temporarily
いっち一致(1) coincidence,agreement,(2) conformity
いってい一定fixed,settled,definite
いてん移転moving,transfer,demise
いど井戸water well
いど緯度latitude (nav.)
いどう移動removal,migration,movement
いねrice-plant
いばる威張るto be proud,to swagger
いまに今にbefore long,even now
いまにも今にもat any time,soon
いらい依頼(1) request,commission,dispatch,(2) dependence,trust
いらいらgetting nervous,irritation
いりょう医療medical care,medical treatment
いれもの入れ物container,case,receptacle
いわrock,crag
いわば言わばso to speak
いわゆるthe so-called,so to speak
いんさつ印刷printing
いんしょう印象impression
いんたい引退retire
いんよう引用 quotation,citation
いんりょく引力gravity
うえる飢えるto starve
うけたまわる承る(hum) to hear,to be told,to know
うけとり受取receipt
うけとる受け取るto receive,to get,to accept,to take
うけもつ受け持つto take (be in) charge of
うしなう失うto lose,to part with
うすぐらい薄暗いdim,gloomy
うすめる薄めるto dilute,to water down
うたがう疑うto doubt,to distrust,to be suspicious of,to suspect
うちけす打ち消すto deny,to negate,to contradict
うっかり carelessly,thoughtlessly,inadvertently
うつす写すto copy,to transcribe,to duplicate
うつす映すto project,to reflect,to cast (shadow)
うつす移すto remove,to transfer,to infect
うったえる訴えるto sue (a person),to resort to,to appeal to
うつる写るto be photographed,to be projected
うつる映るto be reflected,to harmonize with,to come out (photo)
うつる移るto move (house),to transfer (department)
うなずくto nod,to bow one's head in assent
うなるto groan,to moan
うばう奪うto snatch away
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The words in this selection were chosen from words 1-400 on the list at http://www.jlptstudy.com/2/jlpt2_vocab-list.html.

JLPT Level 2 Vocab: Section 2

 

KanaKanjiDefinition
うむ有無yes or no,existence,flag indicator (comp),presence or absence marker
うめplum,plum-tree,lowest (of a three-tier ranking system)
うめる埋めるto bury,to fill up,to fill (a seat, a vacant position)
うやまう敬うto show respect,to honour
うらがえす裏返すto turn inside out,to turn (something) over
うらぎる裏切るto betray,to turn traitor to,to double-cross
うらなう占うto forecast,to predict
うらみ恨みresentment
うらむ恨むto curse,to feel bitter
うらやむ羨むto envy
うりあげ売上amount sold,proceeds
うれゆき売行きsales
うろうろloiteringly,aimless wandering
うわさrumour,report,gossip,common talk
うんが運河 canal,waterway
うんとa great deal,very much
handle,grip
えいえん永遠ternity,perpetuity,immortality,permanence
えいきゅう永久eternity,perpetuity,immortality
えいきょう影響influence,effect
えいぎょう営業business,trade,management
えいせい衛星satellite
えんき延期postponement,adjournment
えんぎ演技acting,performance
えんげい園芸horticulture,gardening
えんげき演劇play (theatrical)
えんしゅう円周circumference
えんじょ援助assistance,aid,support
えんぜつ演説speech,address
えんそう演奏musical performance
えんそく遠足trip,hike,picnic
えんちょう延長extension,elongation,prolongation,lengthening
えんとつ煙突chimney
おいかける追い掛けるto chase or run after someone,to run down,to pursue
おいこす追い越すto pass (e.g. car),to outdistance,to outstrip
おいつく追い付くto overtake,to catch up (with)
おう追うto chase,to run after
おうじ王子prince
おうじょ王女princess
おうじる応じるto respond,to satisfy,to accept,to comply with,to apply for
おうずる応ずるto answer,to respond,to meet,to satisfy,to accept
おうせつ応接reception
おうたい応対receiving,dealing with
おうよう応用application,put to practical use
おおう覆うto cover,to hide,to conceal,to wrap,to disguise
おおざっぱrough (not precise),broad,sketchy
おおや大家rich family,distinguished family
おおよそ大凡about,roughly,as a rule,approximately
おかhill,height,knoll,rising ground
おかまいなくplease don't fuss over me
おがむ拝むto worship,to beg,to make a supplication
おきopen sea
おぎなう補うto compensate for
おくがい屋外outdoors
おくりがな送り仮名part of word written in kana
おこたる怠るto neglect,to be off guard,to be feeling better
おさめる収めるto obtain,to reap,to pay,to supply,to accept
おさめる納めるto obtain,to reap,to pay,to supply,to accept
おさめる治める(1) to govern,to manage,(2) to subdue
おしい惜しいregrettable,disappointing,precious
おせん汚染pollution,contamination
おそらくperhaps
おだやか穏やかcalm,gentle,quiet
おどかすto threaten,to coerce
おとる劣るto fall behind,to be inferior to
おぼれる溺れるto be drowned,to indulge in
おめでたいhappy event,matter for congratulation,auspicious event,pregnancy
おもいがけない思い掛けないunexpected,casual
おもいきり思い切りwith all one's strength (heart),resignation,resolution
おもいこむ思い込むto be under impression that,to be convinced that
おもいつく思い付くto think of,to hit upon
おもわず思わずunintentional,spontaneous
およそabout,roughly,as a rule,approximately
およぼす及ぼすto exert,to cause,to exercise
おんfavour,obligation,debt of gratitude
おんけい恩恵grace,favor,blessing,benefit
おんたい温帯temperate zone
おんだん温暖warmth
おんちゅう御中and Company,Messrs.
かいけつ解決settlement,solution,resolution
がいこう外交diplomacy
かいさつ改札examination of tickets
かいさん解散breakup,dissolution
かいしゃく解釈explanation,interpretation
がいしゅつ外出outing,going out
かいすいよく海水浴sea bathing,seawater bath
かいすうけん回数券book of tickets
かいせい改正revision,amendment,alteration
かいせい快晴good weather
かいせつ解説explanation,commentary
かいぜん改善betterment,improvement
かいぞう改造(1) remodeling,(2) modding (comp)
かいてき快適pleasant,agreeable,comfortable
かいとう解答answer,solution
かいとう回答reply,answer
がいぶ外部the outside,external
かいふく回復recovery (from illness),improvement,rehabilitation,restoration
かいほう解放release,liberation,emancipation
かいほう開放open,throw open,liberalization
かいよう海洋ocean
がいろん概論intro,outline,general remarks
かえって却ってon the contrary,rather,all the more,instead
かおく家屋house,building
がか画家painter,artist
かかえる抱えるto hold or carry under or in the arms
かかく価格price,value,cost
かがやく輝くto shine,to glitter,to sparkle
かきとめ書留 writing down,putting on record,recording,making a note of,registration (of mail)
かきとり書取dictation
かきね垣根hedge
かぐ嗅ぐto sniff,to smell
かくう架空aerial,overhead,fiction,fanciful
かくご覚悟resolution,resignation,readiness,preparedness
かくじつ確実certainty,reliability,soundness
かくじゅう拡充expansion
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The words in this selection were chosen from words 401-800 on the list at http://www.jlptstudy.com/2/jlpt2_vocab-list.html.

JLPT Level 2 Vocab: Section 3

 

KanaKanjiDefinition
がくじゅつ学術science,learning,scholarship
かくす隠すto hide,to conceal
かくだい拡大magnification,enlargement
かくちょう拡張expansion,extension,enlargement,escape (ESC)
かくど角度angle
がくぶ学部department of a university,undergraduate
かくべつ格別exceptional
がくもん学問scholarship,study,learning
かくりつ確率probability
かくれる隠れるto hide,to be hidden,to conceal oneself,to disappear
かげ影/陰shade,shadow,other side
かけつ可決approval,adoption (e.g. motion, bill),passage
かける欠けるto be lacking
かげん加減addition and subtraction,allowance for
かごbasket,cage
かこう火口a burner,origin of a fire
かこう下降downward,descent,fall,drop,subsidence
かこむ囲むto surround,to encircle
かさい火災conflagration,fire
かざん火山volcano
かしこい賢いwise,clever,smart
かしだし貸し出しlending,loaning
かしつ過失error,blunder,accident
かじつ果実fruit,nut,berry.
かしま貸間room to let
かしや貸家house for rent
かしょ個所passage,place,point,part
かじょう過剰excess,over-
かじるto chew,to bite (at),to gnaw,to nibble
かぜい課税taxation
かせぐ稼ぐto earn income,to labor
かそくど加速度acceleration
かたい固いstubborn,firm (not viscous or easily moved)
かたい堅いhard (esp. wood),steadfast,honorable,stuffy writing
かたい硬いsolid,hard (esp. metal, stone),unpolished writing
かたまりlump,mass,clod,cluster
かたよる片寄るto be one-sided,to incline,to be partial
かたる語るto talk,to tell,to recite
かち価値value,worth,merit
かっき活気energy,liveliness
かつぐ担ぐto shoulder,to carry on shoulder
かつじ活字printing type
かつやく活躍activity
かつよう活用conjugation,practical use
かつりょく活力vitality,energy
かてい仮定assumption,supposition,hypothesis
かてい過程process
かてい課程course,curriculum
かならずしも必ずしも(not) always,(not) necessarily,(not) all,(not) entirely
かねbell,chime
かねつ加熱heating
かねる兼ねるto hold (position),to serve,to be unable
かはんすう過半数majority
かぶshare,stock,stump (of tree)
かぶせる被せるto cover (with something)
かまiron pot,kettle
かみくず紙屑wastepaper
かみそり剃刀razor
かもつ貨物cargo,freight
かよう歌謡song,ballad
からshell,husk,hull,chaff
がらhilt (of a sword),haft (of a dagger),handgrip
からかうto ridicule,to tease,to banter with,to make fun of
かる刈るto cut (hair),to mow (grass),to harvest
かれる枯れるto wither,to die (plant),to be blasted (plant)
かわいがるto love,to be affectionate
かわいらしいlovely,sweet
かわせ為替money order,exchange
かわらroof tile
かんperception,intuition,the sixth sense
かんかく感覚sense,sensation
かんかく間隔space,interval,SPC
かんき換気ventilation
かんきょう環境environment,circumstance
かんげい歓迎welcome,reception
かんげき感激deep emotion,impression,inspiration
かんごふ看護婦(female) nurse
かんさつ観察observation,survey
がんじつ元日New Year's Day
かんしゃ感謝thanks,gratitude
かんじゃ患者a patient
かんしょう鑑賞appreciation
かんじょう勘定calculation,counting,consideration
かんしん感心admiration,Well done!
かんしん関心concern,interest
かんせつ間接indirection,indirectness
かんそう乾燥dry,arid,insipid,dehydrated
かんそう感想impressions,thoughts
かんそく観測observation
かんたい寒帯frigid zone
かんちがい勘違いmisunderstanding,wrong guess
かんづめ缶詰packing (in cans),canning,canned goods,tin can
かんでんち乾電池dry cell,battery
かんとく監督supervision,control,superintendence
かんねん観念(1) idea,notion,conception,(2) sense (e.g. of duty)
かんびょう看病nursing (a patient)
かんむりcrown,diadem,first,best
きおく記憶memory,recollection,remembrance
きかん機関organ,mechanism,facility,engine
きかんしゃ機関車locomotive,engine
きぎょう企業enterprise,undertaking
ききん飢饉famine
きく効くto be effective
きぐ器具utensil
きげん機嫌humour,temper,mood
きしbank,coast,shore
ぎし技師engineer,technician
ぎしき儀式ceremony,rite,ritual,service
きしゃ汽車train (steam)
きしゃ記者reporter
きじゅん基準standard,basis,criteria,norm
きしょう起床rising,getting out of bed
きそ基礎foundation,basis
きたい気体vapour,gas
きち基地base
きちょう貴重precious,valuable
きっかけchance,start,cue,excuse
ぎっしりtightly,fully
きって切手man of ability
きぬsilk
きのう機能function,faculty
きのどく気の毒pitiful,a pity
きばん基盤foundation,basis
きふ寄付contribution,donation
きほん基本foundation,basis,standard
きみょう奇妙strange,queer,curious
ぎむ義務duty,obligation,responsibility
ぎもん疑問question,problem,doubt,guess
きゅうex-
きゅうか休暇holiday,day off,furlough
きゅうげき急激sudden,precipitous,radical
きゅうしゅう吸収absorption,suction,attraction
きゅうじょ救助relief,aid,rescue
きゅうそく急速fapid (e.g. progress)
きゅうそく休息rest,relief,relaxation
きゅうよ給与allowance,grant,supply
きよう器用skillful,handy
きょうか強化strengthen,intensify,reinforce,solidif
きょうかい境界boundary
きょうぎ競技game,match,contest
ぎょうぎ行儀manners
きょうきゅう供給supply,provision
ぎょうじ行事event,function
きょうしゅく恐縮shame,very kind of you,sorry to trouble
きょうそう競争competition,contest
きょうちょう強調emphasis,stress,stressed point
きょうつう共通commonness,community
きょうどう共同cooperation,association,collaboration,joint
きょうふ恐怖be afraid,dread,dismay,terror
きょうよう教養culture,education,refinement,cultivation
ぎょうれつ行列(1) line,procession,(2) matrix (math)
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The words in this selection were chosen from words 801-1200 on the list at http://www.jlptstudy.com/2/jlpt2_vocab-list.html.

JLPT Level 2 Vocab: Section 4

 

KanaKanjiDefinition
きょか許可permission,approval
きょくcourt lady,lady in waiting
きょくせん曲線curve
きょだい巨大huge,gigantic,enormous
きりfog,mist
きりつ規律order,rules,law
きる斬るto behead,to murder
きろく記録record,minutes,document
ぎろん議論argument,discussion,dispute
きんがく金額amount of money
きんせん金銭money,cash
きんぞく金属metal
きんゆう金融monetary circulation,credit situation
くいき区域limits,boundary,domain,zone,sphere,territory
ぐうすう偶数even number
くうそう空想daydream,fantasy,fancy,vision
くうちゅう空中sky,air
くぎnail
くぎる区切るto punctuate,to cut off,to mark off,to stop,to put an end to
くさりchain
くしcomb
くじょう苦情complaint,troubles,objection
くしん苦心pain,trouble
くずwaste,scrap
くずす崩すto destroy,to pull down,to make change (money)
くずれる崩れるto collapse,to crumble
くだpipe,tube
くだく砕くto break,to smash
くだける砕けるto break,to be broken
くたびれるto get tired,to wear out
くだらないgood-for-nothing,stupid,trivial,worthless
くだり下りdown-train (going away from Tokyo)
くだる下るto get down,to descend
くつう苦痛pain,agony
くっつくto adhere to,to keep close to
くっつけるto attach
ぐっすりsound asleep,fast asleep
くどいverbose,importunate,heavy (taste)
くとうてん句読点punctuation marks
くふう工夫labourer,worker
くぶん区分division,section,classification
くみたてる組み立てるto assemble,to set up,to construct
くむ組むto put together
くむ汲むto draw (water),to dip,to scoop,to pump
くむ酌む to serve sake
くやむ悔やむto mourn
くりかえす繰り返すto repeat,to do something over again
くるう狂うto go mad,to get out of order
くるむto be engulfed in,to be enveloped by,to wrap up
くれぐれもrepeatedly,sincerely,earnestly
くれる暮れるto get dark,to end,to come to an end
くわわる加わるto join in,to accede to,to increase,to gain in (influence)
ぐんarmy,force,troops
ぐんcountry,district
ぐんたい軍隊army,troops
けいえい経営management,administration
けいき景気condition,state,business (condition)
けいこ稽古practice,training,study
けいこう傾向tendency,trend,inclination
けいこうとう蛍光灯fluorescent lamp,person who is slow to react
けいこく警告warning,advice
けいじ掲示notice,bulletin
けいじ刑事criminal case,(police) detective
けいしき形式form,formality,format,math expression
けいぞく継続continuation
けいど経度longitude
けいとう系統system,family line,geological formation
げか外科surgical department
けがわ毛皮fur,skin,pelt
げきぞう激増sudden increase
げしゅく下宿boarding,lodging,boarding house
げじゅん下旬month (last third of)
けずる削るto cut down little by little,to take a percentage
けたcolumn,beam,digit
けっかん欠陥defect,fault,deficiency
げっきゅう月給monthly salary
けっこう結構splendid,nice,wonderful
けっさく傑作masterpiece,best work,boner,blunder
けつろん結論conclusion
けはい気配indication,market trend,worry
けわしい険しいinaccessible place,sharp eyes
けんかい見解opinion,point of view
げんかい限界limit,bound
けんきょ謙虚modesty,humility
げんこ原稿manuscript,copy
げんさん原産place of origin,habitat
げんし原始origin,primeval
げんじつ現実reality
けんしゅう研修training
げんじゅう厳重strict,rigour,severe,firm
げんしょう現象phenomenon
げんじょう現状present condition,existing state,status quo
けんせつ建設construction,establishment
けんそん謙遜humble,humility,modesty
げんど限度limit,bounds
けんとう見当be found,aim,estimate,guess,approx
けんとう検討consideration,examination,investigation,study,scrutiny
けんびきょう顕微鏡microscope
けんぽう憲法constitution
けんめい懸命eagerness,earnestness,risking one's life
けんり権利right,privilege
げんり原理principle,theory,fundamental truth
げんりょう原料raw materials
こう請うto ask,to request
ごういん強引overbearing,coercive,pushy,forcible,high-handed
こうか効果effect,effectiveness,efficacy,result
こうか硬貨coin
ごうか豪華wonderful,gorgeous,splendor,pomp,extravagance
こうがい郊外suburb,outskirts
こうがい公害public nuisance,pollution
こうかん交換exchange,interchange,reciprocity
こうきょう公共public,community,public service,society,communal
こうげい工芸industrial arts
こうげき攻撃attack,strike,offensive,criticism,censure
こうけん貢献contribution,services
こうこう孝行filial piety
こうしき公式formula,formality,official
こうじつ口実excuse
こうしゃ校舎school building
こうしゃ後者the latter
こうしゅう公衆the public
こうすい香水perfume
こうせい公正justice,fairness,impartiality
こうせい構成organization,composition
こうせき功績achievements,merit,meritorious service,meritorious deed
こうそう高層upper
こうぞう構造structure,construction
こうたい交替alternation,change,relief,relay,shift
こうち耕地arable land
こうてい校庭campus
こうてい肯定positive,affirmation
ごうとう強盗robbery,burglary
ごうどう合同combination,incorporation,union,amalgamation
こうひょう公表official announcement,proclamation
こうぶつ鉱物mineral
こうへい公平fairness,impartial,justice
こうほ候補candidacy
こうむ公務official business,public business
こうもく項目item
ごうり合理rational
こうりゅう交流alternating current,intercourse,(cultural) exchange,intermingling
ごうりゅう合流confluence,union,linking up,merge
こうりょ考慮consideration,taking into account
こうりょく効力effect,efficacy,validity,potency
ごかい誤解misunderstanding
こがす焦がすto burn,to scorch,to singe,to char
こきゅう呼吸breath,respiration
こきょう故郷home town,birthplace,old village,historic village
ごくquite,very
こくせき国籍nationality
こくふく克服subjugation,conquest
こくもつ穀物grain,cereal,corn
こげる焦げるto burn,to be burned
こごえる凍えるto freeze,to be chilled,to be frozen
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The words in this selection were chosen from words 1201-1600 on the list at http://www.jlptstudy.com/2/jlpt2_vocab-list.html.

JLPT Level 2 Vocab: Section 5

 

KanaKanjiDefinition
こころあたり 心当たりhaving some knowledge of,happening to know
こころえる心得るto be informed,to have thorough knowledge
こしhip
こしかけ腰掛けseat,bench
ごじゅうおん五十音the Japanese syllabary
こしょう故障break-down,failure,accident,out of order
こしらえるto make,to manufacture
こす越すto go over (e.g. with audience)
こす超すto cross,to pass,to tide over
こする 擦るto rub,to chafe,to file,to frost (glass),to strike (match)
こたい個体an individual
こっか国家state,country,nation
こっかい国会National Diet,parliament,congress
こづかい小遣いpersonal expenses,pocket money,spending money,incidental expenses,allowance
こっきょう国境national or state border
こっせつ骨折bone fracture
こっそりstealthily,secretly
こづつみparcel,package
こてん古典old book,classics,classic
ことづける言付けるto send word,to send a message
ことなる異なるto differ,to vary,to disagree
ことばづかい言葉遣いspeech,expression,wording
こなflour,meal,powder
ごぶさた御無沙汰not writing or contacting for a while
こぼすto spill
こぼれるto overflow,to spill
こや小屋hut,cabin,shed,(animal) pen
ごらく娯楽pleasure,amusement
ころがす転がすto roll
ころがる転がるto roll,to tumble
ころぶ転ぶto fall down,to fall over
こわす壊すto break,to break down
こわれる壊れるto be broken,to break
こんnavy blue,deep blue
コンクールcontest (fr: concours)
こんざつ混雑confusion,congestion
こんだて献立menu,program,schedule
こんなん困難difficulty,distress
こんらん混乱disorder,chaos,confusion,mayhem
ざいがく在学(enrolled) in school
さいさん再三again and again,repeatedly
ざいさん財産property,fortune,assets
さいじつ祭日national holiday,festival day
さいそく催促request,demand,claim,urge (action),press for
さいてん採点marking,grading,looking over
さいなん災難calamity,misfortune
さいのう才能talent,ability
さいばん裁判trial,judgement
さいほう裁縫sewing
ざいもく材木lumber,timber
さいわい幸いhappiness,blessedness
さかいborder,boundary,mental state
さかさ逆さreverse,inversion,upside down
さかさま逆様inversion,upside down
さかのぼる遡るto go back,to go upstream,to make retroactive
さからう逆らうto go against,to oppose,to disobey,to defy
さかり盛りhelping,serving
さかん 盛んpopularity,prosperous
さきほど先程some time ago
さぎょう作業work,operation,manufacturing,fatigue duty
さく裂くto tear,to split
さくいん索引index,indices
さくしゃ作者author,authoress
さくじょ削除elimination,cancellation,deletion,erasure
さくせい作成frame,draw up,make,producing
さくせい作製manufacture
さくひん作品work,opus,performance,production
さくもつ作物produce (e.g. agricultural),crops
さけぶ叫ぶto shout,to cry
さける避ける(1) to avoid (physical contact ),(2) to ward off,to avert
ささやく囁くto whisper,to murmur
ささる刺さるto stick,to be stuck
さじspoon
ざしき座敷tatami room
さしつかえ差し支えhindrance,impediment
さしひき差し引きdeduction,subtraction,balance,ebb and flow,rise and fall
さす刺すto pierce,to stab,to prick,to thrust
さす差すto raise (stretch out) hands,to raise umbrella
さす指すto point,to put up umbrella,to play
さす挿すto insert,to put in,to graft,to wear in belt
さす注すto pour (drink),to serve (drinks)
さす射すto shine,to strike
さすが流石clever,adept,good,expectations,as one would expect
さつ(1) token,label,(2) ticket,(3) charm
さつえい撮影photographing
ざつおん雑音noise (jarring, grating)
さっか作家author,writer,novelist,artist
さっそく早速at once,immediately,without delay,promptly
ざっとroughly,in round numbers
さっぱりfeeling refreshed,feeling relieved,neat,trimmed
さばく砂漠desert
さびrust (colour)
さびる錆びるto rust,to become rusty
さほう作法manners,etiquette,propriety
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The words in this selection were chosen from words 1601-2000 on the list at http://www.jlptstudy.com/2/jlpt2_vocab-list.html.

JLPT Level 2 Vocab: Section 6

 

KanaKanjiDefinition
じびき字引dictionary
しびれるto become numb,to go to sleep (i.e., a limb)
しへい紙幣paper money,notes,bills
しぼう死亡death,mortality
しぼむto wither,to fade (away),to shrivel,to wilt
しぼる絞るto press,to wring,to squeeze
しほん資本funds,capital
じまん自慢pride,boast
じみ地味plain,simple
しみじみkeenly,deeply,heartily
しめい氏名full name,identity
しめきり締切closing,cut-off,end,deadline,Closed,No Entrance
しめきる締め切るto shut up
しめる占める(1) to comprise,to account for,to make up (of),(2) to hold,to occupy
しめる湿るto be wet,to become wet,to be damp
じめん地面ground,earth's surface
しもfrost
しゃがむto squat
じゃぐち蛇口faucet,tap
じゃくてん弱点weak point,weakness
しゃこ車庫garage,car shed
しゃしょう車掌(train) conductor
しゃせつ社説editorial,leading article
しゃっくりhiccough,hiccup
しゃぶるto suck,to chew
しゃりん車輪(car) wheel
しゃれ洒落joke,pun,witticism
じゅうgun
しゅうかく収穫harvest,crop,ingathering
じゅうきょ住居dwelling,house,residence,address
しゅうきょう宗教religion
しゅうきん集金money collection
しゅうじ習字penmanship
じゅうし重視importance,stress,serious consideration
しゅうせい修正amendment,correction,revision,modification
しゅうぜん修繕repair,mending
じゅうたい重体seriously ill,serious condition,critical state
じゅうだい重大serious,important,grave,weighty
じゅうてん重点important point,lay stress on,colon,emphasis
しゅうにゅう収入income,receipts,revenue
しゅうにん就任inauguration,assumption of office
じゅうやく重役director,high executive
じゅうよう重要important,momentous,essential,principal,major
じゅうりょう重量(1) weight,(2) heavyweight boxer
じゅうりょく重力gravity
しゅぎ主義doctrine,rule,principle
しゅくじつ祝日national holiday
しゅくしょう縮小reduction,curtailment
しゅくはく宿泊lodging
しゅしょう首相Prime Minister
しゅちょう主張claim,request,insistence,assertion
じゅつご述語predicate
しゅつじょう出場one's turn,place of projection,production center
しゅっぱん出版publication
しゅと首都capital city
じゅみょう寿命life span
しゅやく主役leading part,leading actor (actress)
しゅよう主要chief,main,principal,major
じゅよう需要demand,request
じゅわき受話器(telephone) receiver
じゅんorder,turn
しゅんかん瞬間moment,second,instant
じゅんかん循環circulation,rotation,cycle
じゅんさ巡査police,policeman
じゅんじゅん順々in order,in turn
じゅんじょ順序order,sequence,procedure
じゅんじょう純情pure heart,naivete,self-sacrificing devotion
じゅんすい純粋pure,true,genuine,unmixed
じゅんちょう順調favourable,doing well,O.K.,all right
しょう(1) chapter,section,(2) medal
しょうか消化digestion
しょうがい障害obstacle,impediment (fault),damage
じょうき蒸気steam,vapour
じょうぎ定規(measuring) ruler
しょうぎょう商業commerce,trade,business
しょうきょくてき消極的passive
じょうげ上下high and low,up and down,unloading and loading,praising and blaming
しょうご正午noon,mid-day
しょうじ障子paper sliding door
しょうじき正直honesty,integrity,frankness
じょうしき常識common sense
しょうしゃ商社trading company,firm
じょうじゅん上旬first 10 days of month
しょうじょう症状symptoms,condition
しょうじる生じるto produce,to yield,to result from,to arise,to be generated
しょうずる生ずるto cause,to arise,to be generated
しょうすう小数fraction (part of),decimal
じょうたつ上達improvement,advance,progress
しょうち承知consent,acceptance,assent,admitting
しょうてん焦点focus,point
じょうとう上等superiority,first class,very good
しょうどく消毒disinfection,sterilization
しょうとつ衝突collision,conflict
しょうにん商人trader,shopkeeper,merchant
しょうにん承認recognition,acknowledgement,approval,consent,agreement
しょうはい勝敗victory or defeat,issue (of battle)
じょうはつ蒸発evaporation,unexplained disappearance
しょうひ消費consumption,expenditure
しょうぶ勝負victory or defeat,match,contest,game,bout
しょうぼう消防fire fighting,fire department
しょうぼうしょ消防署fire station
しょうみ正味net (weight)
しょうめん正面the front,honesty
しょうもう消耗exhaustion,consumption
じょきょうじゅ助教授assistant professor
しょくえん食塩table salt
しょくたく食卓dining table
しょくぶつ植物plant,vegetation
しょくりょう食糧provisions,rations
しょさい書斎study
じょしゅ助手helper,helpmeet,assistant,tutor
しょじゅん初旬first 10 days of the month
じょじょに徐々にslowly,little by little,gradually,steadily,quietly
しょせき書籍book,publication
しょっき食器tableware
しょどう書道calligraphy
しょほ初歩elements,rudiments,ABC's of..
しょめい署名signature
じょゆう女優actress
しょり処理processing,dealing with,treatment,disposition,disposal
しりつ私立private (establishment)
しるし(1) mark,(2) symbol,(3) evidence
しろうと素人amateur,novice
しんくう真空vacuum,hollow,empty
しんけい神経nerve,sensitivity
しんけん真剣seriousness,earnestness
しんこう信仰(religious) faith,belief,creed
じんこう人工artificial,manmade,human work,human skill,artificiality
しんこく深刻serious
しんさつ診察medical examination
じんじ人事other's affairs
しんしん心身mind and body
じんしゅ人種race (of people)
しんせい申請application,request,petition
じんぞう人造man-made,synthetic,artificial
しんだい寝台bed,couch
しんだん診断diagnosis
しんちょう慎重discretion,prudence
しんにゅう侵入penetration,invasion,raid,aggression,trespass
しんぱん審判refereeing,trial,judgement,umpire,referee
じんぶつ人物character,personality,person,man,personage,talented man
じんぶんかがく人文科学social sciences,humanities
しんぽ進歩progress,development
しんや深夜late at night
しんよう信用confidence,dependence,credit,faith
しんらい信頼reliance,trust,confidence
しんり心理mentality
しんりん森林forest,woods
じんるい人類mankind,humanity
しんろ針路course,direction,compass bearing
しんわ神話myth,legend
nest,rookery,breeding place,beehive,cobweb
すいさん水産marine products,fisheries
すいじ炊事cooking,culinary arts
すいじゅん水準(1) water level,(2) level,standard
すいじょうき水蒸気water vapour,steam
すいせん推薦recommendation
すいそ水素hydrogen
すいちょく垂直vertical,perpendicular
すいてい推定presumption,assumption,estimation
すいてき水滴drop of water
すいとう水筒canteen,flask,water bottle
ずいひつ随筆essays,miscellaneous writings
すいぶん水分moisture
ずいぶん随分extremely
すいへい水平water level,horizon
すいへいせん水平線horizon
すいみん睡眠sleep
すいめん水面water's surface
ずうずうしいimpudent,shameless
すえthe end of,powder
すえっこ末っ子youngest child
すがた姿figure,shape,appearance
ずかん図鑑picture book
すき(1) chance or opportunity,chink (in one's armor),(2) interval,gap
すきずき好き好きmatter of taste
すきとおる透き通るto be(come) transparent
すきま隙間crevice,crack,gap,opening
すぐにinstantly
すくう救うto rescue from,to help out of
すくなくともat least
すぐれる優れるto surpass,to outstrip,to excel
ずけい図形figure
すこしも少しもanything of,not one bit
すじmuscle,string,line
すずbell
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The words in this selection were chosen from words 2001-2400 on the list at http://www.jlptstudy.com/2/jlpt2_vocab-list.html.