Definition of 起

  • rouse
  • wake up
  • get up

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • きる
  • こる
  • こす
  • おこ

Popular Words With This Kanji

起きる, おきる

to get up, to rise, to wake up, to occur (usu. of unfavourable incidents), to happen, to take place

起こす, 起す, おこす

to raise, to cause, to wake someone

起こす, 起す, おこす

to raise, to cause, to wake someone

起訴, きそ

prosecution, indictment

起こる, 起る, おこる

to occur, to happen

起こる, 起る, おこる

to occur, to happen

起つ, たつ

to rise up, to initiate (political) action

起用, きよう

appointment (to a position, job, etc.), being used for a role, promotion

提起, ていき

bring suit, file a claim, raise a question

引き起こす, 引き起す, 引きおこす, ひきおこす

to cause, to induce


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