捧げる

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ささ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
擎げる

Etymology[edit]

From Old Japanese verb 捧ぐ (sasagu), a contraction of 差し上ぐ, whence also modern Japanese 差し上げる (sashiageru).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

(ささ)げる (sasagerutransitive ichidan (stem (ささ) (sasage), past (ささ)げた (sasageta))

  1. to give
    (きみ)(ささ)げるこの(あい)(うた)
    kimi ni sasageru kono ai no uta
    this love song I give to you
  2. to offer, sacrifice
  3. to devote, dedicate
  4. to raise both hands to near the eye level
  5. to raise one's voice
  6. to put up
  7. to display

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN