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Strokes: 12



hoist, fry in deep fat
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • ヨウ
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • あ.げる
  • -あ.げ
  • あ.がる

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 上げる, 挙げる, 揚げる

    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 enroll

    to increase (price, quality, status, etc.)

    to make (a loud sound); to raise (one's voice)

    to earn (something desirable)

    to praise

    to give (an example, etc.); to cite

    to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.)

    to arrest

    to nominate

    to give

    to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.)

    to bear (a child)

    to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding)

    (of the tide) to come in

    to vomit

    to do for (the sake of someone else)

    to complete ...

    to humbly do ...

  • 上がる, 揚がる, 挙がる, 上る

    to rise; to go up; to come up; to ascend; to be raised

    to enter (esp. from outdoors); to come in; to go in

    to enter (a school); to advance to the next grade

    to get out (of water); to come ashore

    to increase

    to improve; to make progress

    to be promoted; to advance

    to be made (of profit, etc.)

    to occur (esp. of a favourable result)

    to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.)

    to be finished; to be done; to be over

    (of rain) to stop; to lift

    to stop (working properly); to cut out; to give out; to die

    to win (in a card game, etc.)

    to be arrested

    to turn up (of evidence, etc.)

    to be deep fried

    to be spoken loudly

    to get stage fright

    to be offered (to the gods, etc.)

    to go; to visit

    to eat; to drink

    to be listed (as a candidate)

    to serve (in one's master's home)

    (in Kyoto) to go north

    (after the -masu stem of a verb) indicates completion

  • 引き上げ, 引き揚げ, 引上げ, 引揚げ, 引揚

    pulling up; drawing up; salvage; re-flotation

    raising; increase; upward revision

    repatriation; evacuation

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