Japanese Dictionary

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  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    raising of status
    Example sentence
    来年課長昇格するだろう言った Dad said he'd be promoted to section manager next year.

Examples of 昇格, しょうかく in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


8 strokes

rise up

On'Yomi: ショウ

Kun'Yomi: のぼ.る

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10 strokes

status, rank, capacity, character, case (law, grammar), rank, capacity, character, case (law, grammar)

On'Yomi: カク, コウ, キャク, ゴウ


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