Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
tall 高 (髙)
Parts:
tall, high, expensive
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
65 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 高 【コウ】 high, high school
  • 高圧 【コウアツ】 high voltage, high pressure
  • 中高 【チュウコウ】 middle and high school, medium and high (level)
  • 激昂 【ゲッコウ】 excitement, exasperation, indignation, rage, fury

Kun reading compounds

  • 高い 【たかい】 high, tall, expensive, high-priced, high (level), above average (in degree, quality, etc.), loud, high-pitched, shrill
  • 高い高い 【たかいたかい】 lifting (a child) high up in the air
  • 高 【たか】 quantity, amount, volume, number, amount of money
  • 高い 【たかい】 high, tall, expensive, high-priced, high (level), above average (in degree, quality, etc.), loud, high-pitched, shrill
  • 威高 【いたか】 arrogant
  • 背高 【せいたか】 tallness, tall person
  • 高まる 【たかまる】 to rise, to swell, to be promoted
  • 高める 【たかめる】 to raise, to lift, to boost, to enhance

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 こ、 じょい、 た、 はか
Chinese:
gao1
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • alto
  • caro
  • sobresaliente
  • elevar
  • levantar

Portuguese

  • Caro
  • alto

French

  • haut
  • élevé
  • grand
  • cher
76 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
132 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
119 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
49 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5248 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
160 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
102 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1163 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
190 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
190 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
83 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1924 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2601 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1330 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
313 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45313 Morohashi
2097 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6796 New Nelson (John Haig)
307 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
329 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
135 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
193 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
449 2001 Kanji
2j8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-25-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ad8 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
raise, elevate, hoist, praise, extol, fry in deep fat
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1316 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 揚力 【ヨウリョク】 dynamic lift, lifting power
  • 揚音 【ヨウオン】 acute (accent, etc.)
  • 高揚 【コウヨウ】 elevation (of spirits), raising (of morale), uplift, upsurge
  • 掲揚 【ケイヨウ】 hoisting (e.g. a flag), raising, flying, putting up

Kun reading compounds

  • 上げる 【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), to give, to send someone (away), to enrol (one's child in school), to enroll, to increase (price, quality, status, etc.), to develop (talent, skill), to improve, 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 summon (for geishas, etc.), 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 ...
  • 上がる 【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 nervous, 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), to go north, to be complete, to finish

Readings

Japanese names:
あがり
Chinese:
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • levantar
  • alzar
  • izar
  • freír

Portuguese

  • levantar
  • fritar em gordura funda

French

  • hisser
  • frire
1876 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1966 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1401 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1369 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1551 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
631 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
641 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1481 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
917 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
722 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
433 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
542 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
671 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12355 Morohashi
593 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2236 New Nelson (John Haig)
664 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
717 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1542 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1351 2001 Kanji
3c9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
5602.7 Four corner code
1-45-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63da Unicode hex code