Meaning of 上る in Japanese

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Definition of 上る

  1. (v5r, vi) to rise; to go up; to come up; to ascend; to be raised

    There's a good view of Mt. Akagi from upstairs.

  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
  5. to increase

    Taxi fares will go up next month.

  6. to improve; to make progress
  7. to be promoted; to advance
  8. to be made (of profit, etc.)
  9. to occur (esp. of a favourable result)
  10. to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.)
  11. to be finished; to be done; to be over

    "Kaname, when can you leave?" "It's till closing so it takes till eight."

  12. (of rain) to stop; to lift
  13. to stop (working properly); to cut out; to give out; to die

    The next day the battery was flat again.

  14. to win (in a card game, etc.)
  15. to be arrested
  16. to turn up (of evidence, etc.)

    I never make a speech without being nervous.

  17. to be deep fried

    Keiichi, the tempura's done, so bring a plate.

  18. to be spoken loudly

    While welcoming the firming up of the present government policy to abandon the proposal of the reform bill to the Diet, at the same time some are worried that Prime Minister Koizumi won't clearly state the bill's withdrawal.

  19. to get stage fright
  20. to be offered (to the gods, etc.)
  21. to go; to visit

    I will call for it tomorrow.

  22. to eat; to drink
  23. to be listed (as a candidate)
  24. to serve (in one's master's home)
  25. (in Kyoto) to go north
  26. (suf, v5r) (after the -masu stem of a verb) indicates completion →Related words: 出来上がる
  1. (v5r, vi) to ascend; to go up; to climb

    You cannot climb!

  2. to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the sun); to rise

    The sun was coming up then.

  3. to go to (the capital)
  4. to be promoted
  5. to add up to

    The loss adds up to more than one million dollar.

  6. to advance (in price)

    Prices are rising.

  7. to swim up (a river); to sail up

    They rowed up the river.

  8. to come up (on the agenda)

    Let's proceed with the items on the agenda.

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