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上る, 登る, 昇る, 陞る, のぼる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to ascend, to go up, to climb
usu. 昇る
2. to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the Sun), to rise
3. to go to (the capital)
4. to be promoted
5. to add up to
駆け登る, 駆け上る, 駆けのぼる, かけのぼる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to run (up hill, stairs, etc.)
よじ登る, 攀じ登る, よじ上る, 攀じ上る, よじのぼる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to climb, to clamber (over, up), to scramble (up), to scale, to claw one's way up
這い登る, 這い上る, はいのぼる
Godan verb, See 這い上がる・はいあがる
to clamber, to climb with hands and feet, to crawl up, to creep up
演壇に登る, えんだんにのぼる
Expression, Godan verb
to mount the platform
伝って登る, つたってのぼる
Godan verb
to shin up, to climb up
龍天に登る, りゅう天に登る, りゅうてんにのぼる
rise of the dragon (bringing rain around the time of the spring equinox)
船頭多くして船山に登る, 船頭多くして船山に上る, せんどうおおくしてふねやまにのぼる
Expression, Proverb
too many cooks spoil the broth, too many captains will steer the ship up a mountain
豚もおだてりゃ木に登る, ブタもおだてりゃ木に登る, 豚も煽てりゃ木に登る, ぶたもおだてりゃきにのぼる, ブタもおだてりゃきにのぼる
Expression, Proverb
flattery will motivate anyone, flattery can do wonders, even a pig will climb up a tree if flattered
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