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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 上 (jou)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 上 (jou)

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MEANING:

above, up

HOW TO READ:

On: jou, shou, shan
Kun: ue, -ue, uwa-, kami, a.geru, -a.geru, a.garu, -a.garu, a.gari, -a.gari, nobo.ru, nobo.ri, nobo.seru, nobo.su, tatematsu.ru

WORDS:

上 (ue): above, up, over
上り (nobori): ascent, climbing
上る (noboru): to ascend, to climb
上司 (joushi): boss, superior authorities
上着 (uwagi): coat, jacket
以上 (ijou): not less than
上等 (joutou): superiority, first-class
上手 (jouzu): skill, skillful
向上 (koujou): elevation, rise
上位 (joui): superior (in rank)
上院 (jouin): Senate, Upper House
地上 (chijou): above ground
海上 (kaijou): sea, maritime
上下 (jouge): top and bottom
上空 (joukuu): sky, the skies
史上 (shijou): historical
上限 (jougen): upper limit, maximum
上級 (joukyuu): advanced level
上達 (joutatsu): improvement, advance
上京 (joukyou): going to Tokyo
陸上 (rikujou): land, ground
上昇 (joushou): rising, climbing
上がる (agaru): to rise, to go up
上げる (ageru): to raise, to elevate
上手い (umai): skillful, clever
値上げ (neage): price hike
途上国 (tojoukoku): developing country
仕上げる (shiageru): to finish up
飛び上がる (tobiagaru): to jump up
引き上げる (hikiageru): to pull up


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

山本は席から飛び上がった。
yamamoto wa seki kara tobiagatta.
Yamamoto sprang up from his seat.

宿題は明日の夜仕上げよう。
shukudai wa ashita no yoru shiageyou.
I’ll finish the homework tomorrow night.

二人はそれ以上口をきかなかった。
futari wa sore ijou kuchi o kikanakatta.
The two of them said no more.

彼は二階の自分の部屋に上がった。
kare wa nikai no jibun no heya ni agatta.
He went back upstairs to his room.

彼は、スーツケースを机の上にのせると、部屋から出てきた。
kare wa, suutsukeesu o tsukue no ue ni noseru to, heya kara dete kita.
He placed the suitcase on the desk and left the room.

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