盛る

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
kun’yomi

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盛る (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana もる, rōmaji moru)

  1. to pile up; to collect into a big heap.
     () (もう)では、 (つち) ()って () (ひょう) (つく)る。
    Sumō de wa, tsuchi o motte dohyō o tsukuru.
    In sumo, we make the ring by mounding earth.
  2. to exaggerate.
     (はなし) ()
    hanashi o moru
    to brag
     () (しょう) ()
    keshō o moru
    to make up excessively
  3. to fill something with; to put into a container.
     (めし) (ちゃ) (わん) ()
    meshi o chawan ni moru
    to fill a bowl with rice
     (きょう) (どう) (せん) (げん) (へい) ()への決意 (けつい) ()る。
    Kyōdōsengen ni heiwa e no ketsui o moru.
    The determination to make peace is made with the signing of the joint declaration.
  4. to administer drugs to, especially to poison.
     (かれ)睡眠薬 (すいみんやく) ()られた。
    Kare wa suimin'yaku o morareta.
    He was drugged to sleep.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
さか
Grade: 6
kun’yomi

Verb[edit]

盛る (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana さかる, rōmaji sakaru)

  1. to become frisky, to flourish
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