raise / cite/ mention

(crab) + (handleft)
★★★☆☆
10 strokes
DUPEJERK

Onyomi

KYO

Keep Your Opinions to yourself until I ask you to cite or mention something.

Mnemonic

Raise your hand to grab the crab. Yum!

Kunyomi

( ) あ*げる To metaphorically bring up something (an objection, a point) to give an example of , to cite or mention something. But also - irritatingly - to literally raise one's hand (Oo! Oo! I know ! I know!) However, if you're raising anything else BUT your hand, you have to use 上げる instead of 挙げる. Yeah, I know, I know. What can you do?? NP
★★☆☆☆
( ) あ*がる something gets cited or mentioned in a report or article.
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Jukugo

選挙(せんきょ) する

an election ★★☆☆☆
(choose) + (raise / cite/ mention) = 選挙 (an election)

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
labor STRENGTH
glory TREE
raise / cite/ mention HAND

Labor requires STRENGTH,

such as the glory of chopping down a TREE.

Your raise your HAND to cite your answer: "Teacher! I know!!"

Meaning Hint Radical
raise / cite/ mention HANDS
honor SAY

You raise your HANDS in class, to SAY answers that bring you honor.

Synonyms

raise up
上げる    挙げる    揚げる   
report on, publish, mention
挙げる    掲載する    載せる    記述    記載    述べる    申し上げる