Definition of 昇

  • rise up


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

Popular Words With This Kanji

上昇, じょうしょう

rising, ascending, climbing

上る, 登る, 昇る, 陞る, のぼる

to ascend, to go up, to climb, to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the sun), to rise, to go to (the capital), to be promoted, to add up to, to advance (in price), to swim up (a river), to sail up, to come up (on the agenda)

昇格, しょうかく

raising of status

昇進, しょうしん


上り, 登り, 昇り, のぼり

ascent, climbing, ascending (path), climb, up-train (e.g. going to Tokyo), northward (towards Tokyo)

昇給, しょうきゅう

salary raise

昇級, しょうきゅう

promotion, advancement

昇任, しょうにん


上昇気流, じょうしょうきりゅう

ascending air current, updraft, upward trend, rise in popularity, influence, etc.

昇華, しょうか


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