昂: to lift; to raise


昂 áng

: to lift; to raise
: to raise one’s head; proud, bold
: high; high spirits; soaring
: expensive

Kun Reading

昂り OR 高ぶり | たかぶり takaburi

: excitement; stimulation; agitation; arousal
: pride; haughtiness; arrogance

昂る OR 高ぶる | たかぶる takaburu

godan verb with ru ending | intransitive verb
: to be highly strung; to be proud; to be haughty
: to get excited; to get worked up

昂じる OR 高じる OR 昂ずる OR 高ずる | こうじる koujiru OR こうずる kouzuru

ichidan verb | intransitive verb | zuru verb
: to grow in intensity; to be aggravated; to get worse; to develop

高い | たかい takai

: high; tall
: expensive

On Reading

コウ kou、 ゴウ gou


昂貴[贵] ang2gui4: expensive; costly
昂揚[扬] ang2yang2: elated; high-spirited; uplifting (music)
[昂揚 | こうよう kouyou: enhancement; exaltation; promotion; uplift]
昂奮[奋] ang2fen4: buoyant; high-spirited; vigorous
[昂奮 | こうふん koufun: excitement; stimulation; agitation; arousal]
昂然 ang2ran2: upright and unafraid
[こうぜん kouzen: elated; triumphant; proud]
低昂 di1ang2: ups and down; rise and fall
昂昂 ang2ang2: high-spirited; brave-looking

昂坪360 ang2ping2: Ngong Ping 360​

The Ngong Ping 360 is a tourism project on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. The project was previously known as Tung Chung Cable Car Project before acquiring the Ngong Ping 360 brand in April 2005. It consists of the Ngong Ping Cable Car, a gondola lift formerly known as the Ngong Ping 360 Skyrail, and the Ngong Ping Village, a retail and entertainment centre adjacent to the cable car’s upper station.

Japanese common word | expression | yojijukugo 四字熟語
意気軒昂 OR 意気軒高 | いきけんこう iki kenkou
: (yoji) in high spirits; elated

心悸亢進 OR 心悸昂進 | しんきこうしん shinki koushin
: (yoji) palpitations (of the heart)

Chinese expression | chengyu 成語
氣宇軒昂 qi4 yu3 xuan1 ang2
: to have an imposing or impressive appearance; impressive appearance; straight and impressive looking

鬥志昂揚 dou4 zhi4 ang2 yang2
: having high fighting spirit

形声 Pictophonetic.
(ri4: sun radical 72) suggests the meaning while
卬 (ang2: lofty; high) provides the sound.

昻 ang2

卬 ang2: lofty; high; I (regional colloquial); me; variant of 昂

none applicable

Resources: Chinese Dictionary | Japanese Dictionary