トウ, ト, ドウ, ショウ, チョウ, のぼ.る, あ.がる, たか, のぼし, のぼり, のり

ascend, climb up

JLPT3 G3 S12 F566

The relevant oracle bone form of this character is 豆 food stand + an element# combining pair of hands + spread feet → ascent, likened to the raising of a food stand → *rise*; *ascend*; *climb* → *ride*; *promote*. eventually dropped.

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