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身を起こす
Readings
みをおこす
miwookosu
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'su' ending
to get up (e.g. from bed)

to make one's way in the world, to achieve in lifeseinen Weg nach oben machen, bekannt werden
Kanji
ON: シンKUN:
somebody, person, one's station in life

ON: KUN: お.きる, お.こる, お.こす, おこ.す, た.つ
rouse, wake up, get up

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
がばっと気合を入れて身を起こした。Parts: がばっと (がばと), 気合を入れる (きあいをいれる), 身を起こす (みをおこす)I sprang out of bed.

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