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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
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上がる, 揚がる, 挙がる, 上る, 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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立ち上る, 立ち昇る, 立ちのぼる, 立上る, たちのぼる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to rise up (e.g. pillar of smoke), to go up
噂に上る, うわさにのぼる
Expression, Godan verb
to be gossiped about
口に上る, 口にのぼる, くちにのぼる
Expression, Godan verb
to become the subject of rumours or conversations
差し上る, 差し昇る, 差上る, さしのぼる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to rise (e.g. sun, moon)
寿を上る, じゅをたてまつる
Expression, Godan verb, Archaism
to offer a toast for longevity
階段を上る, かいだんをのぼる
Expression, Godan verb
to go up the stairs
征途に上る, せいとにのぼる
Expression, Godan verb
to start on a journey, to go on a military expedition
魚氷に上る, うお氷に上る, うおひにのぼる, うおこおりにのぼる
Expression, See 七十二候
third climate of spring (when the ice breaks and fish start appearing near the surface)
頭に血が上る, 頭に血がのぼる, あたまにちがのぼる
Expression, Godan verb
to lose one's cool, to blow one's top, to flip one's lid, to get angry
攻め上る, 攻めのぼる, 攻上る, せめ上る, せめのぼる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to march on the capital
馬鹿と煙は高い所へ上る, バカと煙は高い所へ上る, ばかとけむりはたかいところへのぼる, バカとけむりはたかいところへのぼる
Expression, Proverb
fools fall easily for flattery, fools and smoke rise to great heights
仕上がる, 仕上る, しあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to be finished, to be completed, to be done
浮き上がる, 浮き上る, 浮上がる, 浮上る, うきあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to float, to rise to the surface
2. to stand out, to be visible
3. to be alienated
盛り上がる, 盛りあがる, 盛り上る, 盛上がる, 盛上る, もりあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to swell, to rise, to bulge, to be piled up
2. to rouse, to get excited
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這い上がる, 這い上る, はいあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to creep up, to crawl 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
駆け上がる, 駆け上る, 駆けあがる, 駆上る, かけあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to run up (a hill, stairs etc.), to dash up, to rush up
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.)
組み上がる, 組み上る, くみあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive, See 組み上げる・くみあげる
to be set up (completely), to be put together, to be composed (e.g. type)
切れ上がる, 切れ上る, きれあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to turn upwards
Idiomatic expression
2. to leave a clean aftertaste
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
持ち上がる, 持上がる, 持ち上る, 持上る, もちあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to be lifted, to be raised, to rise, to go up
2. to happen suddenly, to occur, to come up, to turn up
3. to be homeroom teacher for the same class multiple years in a row, to move up with one's class
跳ね上がる, はね上がる, 跳ね上る, はねあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to jump up, to spring up
2. to jump (market, price, etc.), to rise sharply, to skyrocket
3. to act rashly, to jump the gun
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召し上がる, 召しあがる, 召上がる, 召し上る, めしあがる
Godan verb, Transitive, Honorific or respectful
to eat, to drink
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成り上がる, 成上がる, 成り上る, なりあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to rise (suddenly) in the world (to a higher position)
付け上がる, つけ上がる, 付け上る, 付上がる, つけあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to take advantage of someone's kindness or patience, to get carried away, to be elated, to get puffed up (with pride), to push one's luck, to get cocky
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
膨れ上がる, 脹れ上がる, 膨れ上る, 脹れ上る, ふくれあがる
Godan verb
to swell up
せり上がる, 迫り上がる, せり上る, 迫り上る, 迫上がる, 迫上る, せりあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to gradually rise
焼きあがる, 焼き上がる, 焼き上る, やきあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to be baked (food), to be printed (photos), to be fired (pottery)
繰り上がる, 繰上がる, 繰り上る, 繰上る, くりあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive, Antonym: 繰り下がる・1
1. to move up (e.g. date, rank, order), to be advanced
See 繰り下がる・2, Mathematics term
2. to be carried (of a number in addition)
炊き上がる, 炊きあがる, 炊き上る, 炊上がる, 炊上る, たきあがる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to be cooked, to have finished cooking