Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
上り, 登り, 昇り JLPT 2
Kana Reading
のぼり
Romaji
nobori
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    ascent; climbing; ascending (path); climb
    Example sentence
    道路そこから急な上りになる The road ascends steeply from that point.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    up-train (e.g. going to Tokyo)
    Example sentence
    ずっとのぼり The road is uphill all the way.
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    northward (towards Tokyo)
    Example sentence
    はここからゆるやかな上り The road ascends gently here.

Examples of 上り, 登り, 昇り, のぼり in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

8 strokes

rise up

On'Yomi: ショウ

Kun'Yomi: のぼ.る

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JLPT 3

12 strokes

ascend, climb up

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