Definition of 挙

  • raise
  • plan
  • project
  • behavior
  • actions


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キョ
  • げる
  • がる
  • こぞ

Popular Words With This Kanji

選挙, せんきょ


上げる, 挙げる, 揚げる, あげる

to raise, to elevate, to do up (one's hair), to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.), to land (a boat), to deep-fry, to show someone (into a room), (uk) to summon (for geishas, etc.), to send someone (away), to enrol (one's child in school), to enroll, to increase (price, quality, status, etc.), to make (a loud sound), to raise (one's voice), to earn (something desirable), to praise, to give (an example, etc.), to cite, to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.), to arrest, to nominate, to give, to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.), to bear (a child), to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding), (of the tide) to come in, to vomit, to do for (the sake of someone else), to complete ..., to humbly do ...

総選挙, そうせんきょ

general election (of the lower house)

上がる, 揚がる, 挙がる, 上る, あがる

to rise, to go up, to come up, to ascend, to be raised, to enter (esp. from outdoors), to come in, to go in, to enter (a school), to advance to the next grade, to get out (of water), to come ashore, to increase, to improve, to make progress, to be promoted, to advance, to be made (of profit, etc.), to occur (esp. of a favourable result), to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.), to be finished, to be done, to be over, (of rain) to stop, to lift, to stop (working properly), to cut out, to give out, to die, to win (in a card game, etc.), to be arrested, to turn up (of evidence, etc.), to be deep fried, to be spoken loudly, to get stage fright, to be offered (to the gods, etc.), to go, to visit, to eat, to drink, to be listed (as a candidate), to serve (in one's master's home), (in Kyoto) to go north, (after the -masu stem of a verb) indicates completion

小選挙区, しょうせんきょく

small electoral district, single-member constituency

選挙戦, せんきょせん

election campaign

一挙, いっきょ

one effort, one action

挙げて, あげて

all, whole, en masse

選挙運動, せんきょうんどう

participation in election campaign

旗揚げ, 旗揚, 旗挙げ, 旗挙, はたあげ

raising an army, launching business

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