Definition of 遡

  • go upstream
  • retrace the past


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • サク
  • さかのぼ

Popular Words With This Kanji

遡る, 溯る, 逆上る, 泝る, さかのぼる

to go back, to go upstream, to make retroactive

遡及, 溯及, さっきゅう, そきゅう

tracing back, retroactivity

遡上, そじょう

going upstream, retroact, retrospect

遡行, 溯航, 遡航, そこう

going upstream, sailing against the current

遡行, 溯航, 遡航, そこう

going upstream, sailing against the current

遡河魚, 溯河魚, そかぎょ, さっかぎょ

anadromous fish (fish that migrates upstream, e.g. salmon)

遡及書誌, そきゅうしょし

retrospective bibliography

遡源, 溯源, さくげん, そげん

returning to the origin, going back to the beginning, retracing

遡求権, そ求権, そきゅうけん

right of recourse, right for redemption

遡及的, そきゅうてき


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