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:
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.
Name:
kia
Katakana:
キア

Kanji:
稀上
Meaning:
  • Rare. Few. Faint. Sparse.
  • 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.

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