増 (increase) kanji
Increase
This kanji has 14 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 5.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:increase, add, augment, gain, promote
On reading:ゾウ
Kun reading:ま-す、ま-し、ふ-える、ふ-やす
ma-su, ma-shi, fu-eru, fu-yasu

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増加
ぞうか
increment, increase, a rise ☆⇔減少(げんしょう) / reduction, decrease, diminution
人気が増す
にんきがます
gain in popularity
2キロ増えた
にきろふえた
have gained two kilograms
人手を増やす
ひとでをふやす
add to the staff
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