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Free Online Kanji Etymology Dictionary
(A comprehensive Free Online Kanji Etymology Dictionary for the Web)

An Etymological Dictionary of Chinese Character Interpretations
By Lawrence J. Howell

– Covering more than 6,500 Chinese characters as used in Japan –

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上 (3)   ジョウ    あ(がり・がる・げる); うえ; うわ; かみ; のぼ(せる・り・る)    S/B

S/B is an ideograph showing one line above another, suggesting the idea of rising above (contrast ) → up; upper; toprise; raise; offer. Other extended meanings include ascent; readiness; completion; just after; go up; climb; enter; end; increase; improve; on; beyond; first (half); emperor; raise/bring up (a matter); record; upward (bound); go to the capital; and reach.

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