Definition of 升

  • measuring box
  • 1.8 liter


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ショウ
  • ます

Popular Words With This Kanji

升, 枡, 桝, 斗, ます

measuring container, measure, box (seating at a theatre, etc.), square on a grid, cell of a grid, square bearing block (at the top of a pillar)

ます目, 升目, 枡目, ますめ

measure, square (e.g. of graph paper or Japanese manuscript paper), box (e.g. on a form)

升席, 枡席, ますせき

tatami "box seat" for four people at sumo, kabuki, etc.

升形, 枡形, 斗形, ますがた

square (shape), square bearing block (at the top of a pillar), (in a castle) rectangular space between the inner and outer gates (where troops can gather)

升酒, 枡酒, 桝酒, ますざけ

alcohol (esp. sake) served in a small wooden box, alcohol (esp. sake) sold in a small wooden box

升割, ますわり, マスワリ

break and run out in billiards (9 ball, 8 ball, etc.).

一升, いっしょう

unit of old Japanese liquid measurement, 1800 cc

升売り, 枡売り, ますうり

selling something by the boxful (in a wooden masu box)

一升瓶, いっしょうびん

1 sho bottle (1.8 litres)

蓮華升麻, れんげしょうま, レンゲショウマ

false anemone (Anemonopsis macrophylla)

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