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, うえ
May take 'no', Adverb, Noun, used as a suffix
1. above, up, over, elder (e.g. daughter)
2. top, summit, head (e.g. of a staircase)
3. surface
4. before, previous
5. superiority, one's superior, one's elder
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, じょう
Noun, used as a suffix
1. from the standpoint of, as a matter of (e.g. fact), in the field of, being of the type of
2. aboard (a ship or vehicle), on top of, above
See 下・げ・2, See 上巻
3. first volume (e.g. book)
4. superior quality, best, high class
5. going up
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, うわ
upper, upward, outer, surface, top
, かみ
Antonym: 下・しも・1
1. upper reaches (of a river), upper stream
2. top, upper part, upper half (of the body)
3. long ago
4. beginning, first
See 御上・1, Honorific or respectful
5. person of high rank (e.g. the emperor)
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, 已, いじょう
1. not less than, ... and over, ... and above, ... and upwards, ... or more
2. beyond (e.g. one's expectations), more than, further than
May take 'no'
3. above-mentioned, aforementioned, foregoing
4. since ..., seeing that ..., now that ..., once ...
5. that's all, that is the end
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あげる, げる, 挙げる, 揚げる
Ichidan verb, Transitive, See 手を挙げる・1
1. to raise, to elevate
See 髪を上げる
2. to do up (one's hair)
3. to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.)
4. to land (a boat)
Only 揚げる
5. to deep-fry
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がる, 揚がる, 挙がる, , あがる
Godan verb, Intransitive, Antonym: 下がる・1
1. to rise, to go up, to come up, to ascend, to be raised
2. to enter (esp. from outdoors), to come in, to go in
3. to enter (a school), to advance to the next grade
4. to get out (of water), to come ashore
also written as 騰る in ref. to price
5. to increase
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, じょうず, じょうて, じょうしゅ
NA-adjective, Antonym: 下手・へた・1
1. skillful, skilled, proficient, good (at), adept, clever
2. flattery
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, じょうしょう
Takes suru, May take 'no'
rising, ascending, climbing
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回る, まわる, 廻る, うわまわる
Godan verb, Transitive, See 下回る
to exceed (esp. figures: profits, unemployment rate, etc.), to surpass, to be more than, to be better than
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がったり, あがったり
NA-adjective, See 上がる・あがる・13
doomed (business, trade, etc.), in a bad state, poor
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事実, じじつじょう
May take 'no', Adverb
as a matter of fact, actually, effectively, in reality, in effect
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, 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
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取りげる, 取りあげる, 取げる, 採りげる, とりげる, 採りあげる, 採げる, とりあげる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to pick up
2. to adopt (e.g. a proposal), to accept, to take up (a topic, complaint, etc.), to listen to, to deal with, to treat, to report (news), to cover, to feature
3. to take away, to confiscate, to deprive (someone) of, to revoke, to disqualify, to cancel
4. to deliver (a baby)
5. to collect (taxes)
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, しじょう
May take 'no', Adverb
in history, ever, historical
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, ちじょう
May take 'no', Antonym: 地下・1
1. above ground, on the ground, earth's surface
2. this world, this earth
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, こうじょう
Takes suru
elevation, rise, improvement, advancement, progress
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, とじょうこく
See 発展途上国・はってんとじょうこく, Abbreviation
developing country
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, 値, ねあげ
Takes suru
price hike, mark-up
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売り, 売, 売, 売り, うりあげ
amount sold, sales, proceeds, takings, turnover
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, じょうし
See 部下, See 目上
(one's) superior, (one's) boss, the higher-ups
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, ふじょう
Takes suru
1. surfacing, rising to the surface
2. emerging, leaping into prominence
3. rising (of rank)
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, じょうい
May take 'no'
1. superior (in rank), top, ranking
Computer terminology
2. higher order (e.g. byte)
3. host computer (of connected device)
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引き, 引き揚げ, 引, 引揚げ, 引揚, ひきあげ
1. pulling up, drawing up, salvage, re-flotation
2. raising, increase, upward revision
3. repatriation, evacuation
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, じょうえん
Takes suru
performance (of a play, opera, etc.), staging, presentation
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, じょういん
See 下院
upper house, upper legislative chamber, senate
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っ調子, うわっちょうし
flippant, frivolous, shallow
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, こうずけ
Kōzuke (former province located in present-day Gunma Prefecture)
, じょうじょう
Takes suru
1. listing (on the stock exchange, etc.), taking a company public
See 上演
2. presentation (e.g. of a play, opera), performance
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引きげる, 引げる, 引き揚げる, 引きあげる, 引揚げる, ひきげる, ひきあげる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to pull up, to drag up, to lift up
2. to increase, to raise (e.g. taxes)
3. to withdraw, to leave, to pull out, to retire
4. to promote (someone to a higher position)
5. to return home
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立ちがる, 立がる, 起ちがる, 立ちあがる, たちあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to stand up, to get up
2. to rise
3. to recover
4. to take action, to start
Sumo term
5. to make the initial charge
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, , 表着, うわぎ, じょうい
coat, tunic, jacket, outer garment
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申しげる, 申げる, 申しあげる, もうしあげる
Ichidan verb, Transitive, Humble
1. to say, to tell, to state, to express, to offer, to extend (greetings, congratulations, etc.)
Auxiliary verb
2. to do
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, 売りげ高, うりあげだか
sales, amount sold, proceeds
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, かいじょう, かいしょう
May take 'no', See 陸上・1
on the sea, surface of the sea
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, じょうえい
1. screening (a movie), showing
Takes suru
2. to screen a movie
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