stand up

(beret) + (standing worms)
★★★★☆
5 strokes

Onyomi

RITSU

Stand up and get me some RITZ crackers, you lazy sod.

Mnemonic

OK. it looks like a pot. With a lid. Everybody says that. But it means "stand up," so deal.

Here is a way to make this marginally acceptable:

Two worms stand up from the ground, holding the beret aloft.

Kunyomi

( ) た*つ I stand up
★★★★★
( ) た*てる Something stands up; something is set up.
★★★★★

Jukugo

目立つ(めだつ)

to stand out in a crowd. ★★★☆☆
(eye) + (stand up) = 目立つ (to stand out in a crowd.)

自立(じりつ)

independence ★★★☆☆
(my own) + (stand up) = 自立 (independence)

sometimes translated as 'independence'、自立 is more an attitude of self-reliance. A kid who gets a job, moves out of her parents' house, who does things for herself.

役に立つ(やくにたつ)

to work like it's supposed to ★★★☆☆
(role) + (stand up) = 役に立つ (to work like it's supposed to)

to be useful, to work like it's supposed to (used about things, not humans)

腹が立つ(はらがたつ)

get mad ★★★☆☆
(entrails) + (stand up) = 腹が立つ (get mad )

県立(けんりつ)

prefectural ★☆☆☆☆
(prefecture) + (stand up) = 県立 (prefectural)

prefectural (hospital, capital, etc.)

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Synonyms

carry out /put into effect
実戦    行う    設ける    制定    実施    創立    成立   
composition, organization, structure
構成    構造    組成    成り立ってる    成立   
establish or found
設ける    設定する    設立する   
great, magnificent
上手    うまい 素敵    立派    素晴らしい    見事   
helpful, convenient
役に立つ    便利    都合がいい   
point of view
立場    見方    味方    世界観    彼にして見ればxxx   
self-reliance
自立    独立