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Words — 33 found

Godan verb with ku ending, Transitive verb
1. to polish; to shine; to brush (e.g. teeth)
  • この
  • きんぞく金属
  • みが磨く
  • つや
  • でる
  • This metal burnishes well.
2. to refine; to improve
    ケイト
  • えんぎ演技
  • みが磨く
  • ために
  • そそ注ぐ
  • ちから
  • じゃま邪魔
  • する
  • もの
  • なに何も
  • ありませんでした
  • Nothing could hinder Kate from using all her energy to polish her performances.
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研く 【みがく】
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Suru verb - special class, Suffix
1. to change into; to convert into; to transform; to be reduced; to influence; to improve (someone)
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Godan verb with su ending, intransitive verb
1. to change into; to convert to; to transform; to be reduced; to influence; to improve (someone)See also 化する
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化す 【けす】
Notes
けす: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to recover; to rally; to improve; to pick up
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持直す 【もちなおす】持ちなおす 【もちなおす】
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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to change; to alter; to revise; to replaceOnly applies to 改める, Only applies to 革める, See also 改まる
2. to reform; to correct; to mend; to improveOnly applies to 改める, Only applies to 革める
3. to examine; to check; to inspectOnly applies to 改める, Only applies to 検める
4. to do properly; to do formallyOnly applies to 改める, Only applies to 革める
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検める 【あらためる】革める 【あらためる】
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Godan verb with mu ending, intransitive verb
1. to advance; to go forward
2. to precede; to go ahead (of)
3. to make progress; to improve
4. to deepen; to heighten
5. to be fast (of a clock); to be ahead
6. to do of one's own free willSee also 進んで
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かいほう 快方
Expression, Godan verb with u ending
1. to improve; to get better; to convalesce
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快方にむかう 【かいほうにむかう】快方に向う 【かいほうにむかう】
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Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to become opened up; to improve; to get better
  • みち
  • かなら必ず
  • ひら開けて
  • ゆく
  • There will be an answer.
2. to develop; to progress; to become civilized (civilised); to be up-to-date
3. to be enlightened; to be sensible
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Godan verb with ku ending, intransitive verb
1. to point upward; to look upwardAntonym: 下向く
2. to improve
  • どちらかといどちらかと言えば
  • わがくに我が国
  • けいざい経済
  • うわむ上向いている
  • If anything, the economy in our country is going up.
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上向く 【うえむく】
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to look again
2. to re-examine (policy, estimate, plan, etc.); to review
3. to get a better opinion of; to see something in a more positive light
Godan verb with su ending, intransitive verb
4. to improve; to recover (market, illness, etc.)
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見なおす 【みなおす】
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Expression, Godan verb with ru ending
1. to become better; to improveUsually written using kana alone, See also 良い, See also 成る
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Suru verb - special class, Transitive verb
1. to make good; to improveUsually written using kana alone
  • しごと仕事
  • より
  • よくする
  • ほうほう方法
  • について
  • かんが考える
  • よりも
  • かね金もうけ
  • する
  • ほうほう方法
  • かんが考える
  • ほう
  • さき
  • なのである
  • Figuring a way to make a dollar comes ahead of thinking about how to do the job better.
2. to do oftenUsually written using kana alone
  • これ
  • がくせい学生
  • よくする
  • まちが間違い
  • This is a mistake students are apt to make.
3. to do wellUsually written using kana alone
  • はは
  • うえき植木
  • せわ世話
  • よくする
  • ひと
  • My mother looks after the plants well.
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善くする 【よくする】能くする 【よくする】
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Godan verb with ru ending, intransitive verb
1. to regain one's footing; to get back on one's feet
2. to recover; (of the market) to improve
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立ちなおる 【たちなおる】立直る 【たちなおる】
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かいほうおもむ 快方
Expression, Godan verb with ku ending
1. to improve; to get better; to convalesce
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Godan verb with ru ending, intransitive verb
1. to rise; to go up; to come up; to ascend; to be raisedAntonym: 下がる
  • さんがつ3月
  • ついたち1日
  • から
  • てつどう鉄道
  • うんちん運賃
  • 1割
  • あがる
  • はっぴょう発表
  • された
  • It has been announced that railway fares will be raised by 10 percent starting on the first of March.
2. to enter (esp. from outdoors); to come in; to go in
  • ちち
  • ちょうど
  • ふろ風呂
  • から
  • あがった
  • ところ
  • My father has just come out of the bath.
3. to enter (a school); to advance to the next grade
4. to get out (of water); to come ashore
  • しあい試合
  • ちょくぜん直前
  • には
  • いつも
  • あがっています
  • I always get nervous just before a match.
5. to increasealso written as 騰る in ref. to price
  • らいげつ来月
  • タクシー
  • りょうきん料金
  • あがります
  • Taxi fares will go up next month.
6. to improve; to make progress
7. to be promoted; to advance
8. to be made (of profit, etc.)
9. to occur (esp. of a favourable result)
10. to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.)often as 〜で上がる
11. to be finished; to be done; to be over
    「要
  • さん
  • って
  • なんじ何時
  • あがれます
  • ?」「
  • 終わり
  • まで
  • から
  • はち
  • まで
  • かかる
  • "Kaname, when can you leave?" "It's till closing so it takes till eight."
12. (of rain) to stop; to lift
  • あめ
  • すぐ
  • あがる
  • でしょうか
  • 」「
  • あがらない
  • おも思う
  • "Will it stop raining soon?" "I'm afraid not."
13. to stop (working properly); to cut out; to give out; to die
  • よくじつ翌日
  • また
  • バッテリー
  • あが上がってる
  • The next day the battery was flat again.
14. to win (in a card game, etc.)
15. to be arrestedOnly applies to 挙がる
16. to turn up (of evidence, etc.)Only applies to 挙がる
17. to be deep friedOnly applies to 揚がる
    恵一、
  • 天ぷら
  • 揚がった
  • から
  • さら
  • 持って
  • 来い
  • Keiichi, the tempura's done, so bring a plate.
18. to be spoken loudly
  • せいふ政府
  • いま
  • こっかい国会
  • かいせいあん改正案
  • ていしゅつ提出
  • みおく見送り
  • ほうしん方針
  • かた固めた
  • こと
  • かんげい歓迎
  • する
  • いっぽう一方
  • 、小泉
  • しゅしょう首相
  • ていしゅつだんねん提出断念
  • めいげん明言
  • していない
  • てん
  • けいかい警戒
  • する
  • こえ
  • 上がった
  • While welcoming the firming up of the present government policy to abandon the proposal of the reform bill to the Diet, at the same time some are worried that Prime Minister Koizumi won't clearly state the bill's withdrawal.
19. to get stage fright
  • わたし
  • えんぜつ演説
  • する
  • 決まって
  • あがる
  • I never make a speech without being nervous.
20. to be offered (to the gods, etc.)
21. to go; to visitHumble (kenjougo)
  • あした明日
  • それ
  • いただき
  • 上がります
  • I will call for it tomorrow.
22. to eat; to drinkHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo)
23. to be listed (as a candidate)esp. 挙がる
24. to serve (in one's master's home)
25. to go northin Kyoto
Suffix, Godan verb with ru ending
26. indicates completionSee also 出来上がる, after the -masu stem of a verb
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揚がる 【あがる】挙がる 【あがる】上る 【あがる】
Notes
上る: Irregular okurigana usage.
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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to raise; to elevateSee also 手を挙げる
  • しつもん質問
  • あれば
  • みぎて右手
  • 挙げて
  • くだ下さい
  • If you have a question, please raise your right hand.
2. to do up (one's hair)See also 髪を上げる
  • かみ
  • 上げた
  • ほう
  • わたし
  • 好き
  • I also prefer it with the hair worn up.
3. to fly (a kite, etc.); to launch (fireworks, etc.); to surface (a submarine, etc.)
  • はなび花火
  • しほうはっぽう四方八方
  • あげられた
  • The fireworks were set off on all sides.
4. to land (a boat)
  • かれ彼ら
  • その
  • ふね
  • きし
  • あげた
  • They drew the boat on the beach.
5. to deep-fryOnly applies to 揚げる
  • この
  • けいにく鶏肉
  • よく
  • あげ揚げらけれている
  • This chicken is fried well.
6. to show someone (into a room)
7. to summon (for geishas, etc.)Usually written using kana alone, Only applies to 揚げる
8. to send someone (away)
9. to enrol (one's child in school); to enroll
  • かれ
  • たす助けて
  • おおごえ大声
  • あげた
  • He gave a loud cry for help.
10. to increase (price, quality, status, etc.); to develop (talent, skill); to improve
  • その
  • みせ
  • ねだん値段
  • ぜんぶ全部
  • 上げた
  • The store raised all the prices.
11. to make (a loud sound); to raise (one's voice)See also 声を上げる
  • かれ
  • ひめい悲鳴
  • あげて
  • 逃げて
  • 行った
  • He cried out and ran away.
12. to earn (something desirable)
  • かれ
  • りっぱ立派な
  • せいせき成績
  • 上げた
  • He got wonderful results.
13. to praise
14. to give (an example, etc.); to citeusu. 挙げる
  • きしゃ記者
  • れい
  • ひと1つ
  • あげて
  • くださいます
  • Reporter: Can you give me an example?
15. to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.)usu. 挙げる
  • ぜんりょく全力
  • あげて
  • たたかえ
  • Fight with all your might.
16. to arrestOnly applies to 挙げる
17. to nominateOnly applies to 挙げる
  • わたし
  • かんがえ考えられる
  • こうほしゃ候補者
  • として
  • ポール
  • 挙げた
  • I put Paul's name forward as a possible candidate.
18. to givePolite (teineigo)
  • あなた
  • とき時には
  • いもうと妹さん
  • こづかい
  • あげます
  • Do you sometimes give your sister money?
19. to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.)
20. to bear (a child)
21. to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding)usu. 挙げる
  • わたし
  • せんげつ先月
  • けっこんしき結婚式
  • 挙げました
  • I held a wedding ceremony last month.
Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
22. (of the tide) to come in
Ichidan verb, intransitive verb, Transitive verb
23. to vomit
Auxiliary verb, Ichidan verb
24. to do for (the sake of someone else)Usually written using kana alone, Polite (teineigo), after the -te form of a verb
  • ときかた解き方
  • おし教えて
  • あげる
  • I will show you how to solve it.
25. to complete ...See also 作り上げる, after the -masu stem of a verb
26. to humbly do ...Humble (kenjougo), See also 申し上げる, after the -masu stem of a humble verb to increase the level of humility
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27. Deep fryingDeep frying is a cooking method in which food is submerge... Read more
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挙げる 【あげる】揚げる 【あげる】
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うで
Expression, Godan verb with ru ending
1. to gain in skill; to improve; to get better
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Noun
1. seeking to improve one's health with a change of climate
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Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to raise one's hand or handsusu. 手を挙げる
  • せいと生徒
  • あまり
  • 手を挙げない
  • Students don't raise their hands much.
2. to surrenderusu. 手を上げる
3. to raise a hand to someone (as a threat to strike)usu. 手を上げる
4. to improveSee also 腕を上げる, usu. 手を上げる
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手を上げる 【てをあげる】手をあげる 【てをあげる】
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Noun
1. ambition; aspiration; desire to improve oneself
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