Meaning

Primary

Amount Sold

Alternatives

Sales, Proceeds

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The selling that you've raised (上げ) is the amount sold or number of sales. Think of a graph going upward, where it's rising as you sell more things.

Reading

うりあげ
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The reading for is the one you learned with 売る. The reading for 上げ is the same as the reading for 上げる, a word you learned previously. If you know those two separate things, you should be able to combine them into one awesome vocab thing.

Context

Patterns of Use

  • 売り上げ〜
  • 〜の売り上げ

Common Word Combinations

  • 売り上げ代金
    proceeds
    売り上げ金
    proceeds
    売り上げ高
    sales figures
  • 店の売り上げ
    store sales
    月の売り上げ
    sales for the month
    会社の売り上げ
    company sales figures

Context Sentences

だんだん売り上げがへってきた。

Sales gradually decreased.

アメリカ人人気はいゆうが主えんしたハリウッドえいがのDVDは、日本だけで売り上げが八百万まいになった。

The DVD of the Hollywood movie in which a popular American actor played the main character has sold eight million copies in Japan alone.

あの性差別の広告のせいで、売り上げが激減した。

Sales have decreased rapidly because of that sexist advertisement.

Kanji Composition