上げる

挙げる、 揚げる

Reading

Kana: あげる
Romaji: ageru
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

v1
vt
1

to raise; to elevate

See also: 手を挙げる
2

to do up (one's hair)

See also: 髪を上げる
3

to fly (a kite, etc.); to launch (fireworks, etc.); to surface (a submarine, etc.)

4

to land (a boat)

5

to deep-fry

Note: Only 揚げる
6

to show someone (into a room)

7

to summon (for geishas, etc.)

Note: word usually written using kana alone
Note: Only 揚げる
8

to send someone (away)

9

to enrol (one's child in school); to enroll

10

to increase (price, quality, status, etc.); to develop (talent, skill); to improve

11

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

See also: 声を上げる
12

to earn (something desirable)

13

to praise

14

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

Note: usu. 挙げる
15

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

Note: usu. 挙げる
16

to arrest

Note: Only 挙げる
17

to nominate

Note: Only 挙げる
18

to give

Note: polite (teineigo) language
19

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

20

to bear (a child)

21

to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding)

Note: usu. 挙げる
v1
vi
22

(of the tide) to come in

v1
vi
vt
23

to vomit

v1
24

to do for (the sake of someone else)

Note: after the -te form of a verb
Note: word usually written using kana alone; polite (teineigo) language
suf
v1
25

to complete ...

Note: after the -masu stem of a verb
See also: 作り上げる
26

to humbly do ...

Note: after the -masu stem of a humble verb to increase the level of humility
Note: humble (kenjougo) language
See also: 申し上げる

Kanji

Readings: ジョウ、 ショウ、 シャン、 うえ、 -うえ、 うわ-、 かみ、 あ.げる、 -あ.げる、 あ.がる、 -あ.がる、 あ.がり、 -あ.がり、 のぼ.る、 のぼ.り、 のぼ.せる、 のぼ.す、 よ.す
Meanings: above, up
Readings: キョ、 あ.げる、 あ.がる、 こぞ.る
Meanings: raise, plan, project, behavior, actions
Readings: ヨウ、 あ.げる、 -あ.げ、 あ.がる
Meanings: raise, elevate, hoist, praise, extol, fry in deep fat

Example Sentences

()をあげろ!
➥Put your hands up!
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(あたま)()げるな。
➥Keep your head down.
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両手(りょうて)をあげろ!
➥Hands up!
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()ってあげる。
➥I'll wait for you.
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()せてあげる。
➥Oh, let me show you.
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(かれ)()()げた。
➥He held up his hands.
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