上 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 上 mean?

Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.

How to read 上?

Kunyomi... うえ/ue,うわ/uwa,かみ/kami,あげる/ageru,あがる/agaru,のぼる/noboru,のぼせる/noboseru,のぼす/nobosu,たてまつ/tatematsu

Onyomi... ジョウ/jo,ショウ/sho

jinmeikun... ura, e, susumu, taka, takashi, hisa, hozu, masa,

* There are two typical ways of reading kanji, kun-yomi and on-yomi. In addition, there is a reading system called "jinmei kun" which is used only for names.

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上 / related names

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Name:
kamiki
Katakana:
カミキ

Kanji:
上生
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
yoake
Katakana:
ヨアケ

Kanji:
輿上介
Meaning:
  • 輿Mikoshi (Divine palanquin)
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Help. A person who helps. To be near, to accompany. to take care of. To intercede. To make friends with. to separate. to separate. to be firm. To protect tightly. Something that covers the outside to protect oneself. boundary. border.
Name:
takanori
Katakana:
タカノリ

Kanji:
上昇
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Ascent. Stairs. The sun or moon rises high. To rise in rank or status.
Name:
sora
Katakana:
ソラア

Kanji:
宇上
Meaning:
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
Name:
sakaue
Katakana:
サカウエ

Kanji:
坂上
Meaning:
  • Slope
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
Name:
sajo
Katakana:
サジョウ

Kanji:
砂上
Meaning:
  • Sand. A fine grained substance.
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
Name:
kiria
Katakana:
キリア

Kanji:
桐上
Meaning:
  • Empress tree (a kind of tree). A deciduous tree of the Scrophulariaceae family. A metaphor for money or something of value.
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
Name:
shigetaka
Katakana:
シゲタカ

Kanji:
重上
Meaning:
  • Heavy. Extremely heavy. Cherish. Respect. Dignified. They overlap. To repeat.
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
Name:
jo
Katakana:
ジョウ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
Name:
joi
Katakana:
ジョウイ

Kanji:
上泉
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Spring. Water that gushes out of the ground, source. Source of water. Hot spring. The other world. The underworld.
Name:
shokei
Katakana:
ショウケイ

Kanji:
上慧
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Wisdom. The ability of the mind to see into the mind.
Name:
joko
Katakana:
ジョウコウ

Kanji:
上甲
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Carapace
Name:
joji
Katakana:
ジョウジ

Kanji:
上慈
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Compassion. To love deeply. A deep feeling of respect mixed with affection. Unconditional love.
Name:
jotaro
Katakana:
ジョウタロウ

Kanji:
上太郎
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
noboru
Katakana:
ノボル

Kanji:
上瑠
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Lapis lazuli.
Name:
masataka
Katakana:
マサタカ

Kanji:
正上
Meaning:
  • Correct. To be reasonable. to fix. exactly. To be in just the right state. New Year. The beginning of things. The original. The real.
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
Name:
joko
Katakana:
ジョウコ

Kanji:
上子
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Children
Name:
kamihiro
Katakana:
カミヒロ

Kanji:
上大
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
Name:
joichiro
Katakana:
ジョウイチロウ

Kanji:
上一郎
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
jota
Katakana:
ジョウタ

Kanji:
上太
Meaning:
  • Up. To go up. To move from a low place to a high place. Position, value, age, etc. is in a higher place. The stream is in the front. To offer up.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.

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