Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
上る, 登る, 昇る, 陞る JLPT 5
Kana Reading
のぼる
Romaji
noboru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Godan verb with `ru' ending, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to ascend; to go up; to climb
    Example sentence
    富士山登った一首浮かんだ After climbing Mt. Fuji, I got the inspiration for a poem.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the sun); to rise
    Example sentence
    富士山登るのに丸一晩かかった。 It took all night to climb Mt Fuji.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to go to (the capital)
    Example sentence
    急斜面ジグザグにのぼっていた。 The path zigzagged up the steep slope.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be promoted
    Example sentence
    が昇るが早いかただ一人登り始めた。 The sun had barely risen at the foot of the mountain when she set out alone up the slope.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to add up to
    Example sentence
    が昇るが早いかただ一人登り始めた。 The sun had barely risen at the foot of the mountain when she set out alone up the slope.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to advance (in price)
    Example sentence
    この登ればラボ着きます If you climb up this mountain, you'll reach the lab.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to swim up (a river); to sail up
    Example sentence
    太陽が昇ると蒸発した The dew evaporated when the sun rose.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to come up (on the agenda)
    Example sentence
    登るのは危険思う I think it dangerous climbing a mountain on a stormy day.

Examples of 上る, 登る, 昇る, 陞る, のぼる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
上る
Plain Polite
上ります
Negative
上らない
Negative Polite
上りません

Past

Plain
上った
Plain Polite
上りました
Negative
上らなかった
Negative Polite
上りませんでした

Te

Plain
上って
Plain Polite
上りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
上られる
Plain Polite
上られます
Negative
上られない
Negative Polite
上られません

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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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10 strokes

go up, climb

On'Yomi: ショウ

Kun'Yomi: のぼ.る

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