一旗揚げる

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ひと
Grade: 1
はた
Grade: 4

Grade: S
kun'yomi

VerbEdit

一旗揚げる (ichidan conjugation, hiragana ひとはたあげる, romaji hitohata ageru)

  1. (idiomatic) To make a name for yourself. To become famous for a reason.
    • 1935, 徳田秋声, 仮装人物:
      一旗揚 (ひとはたあ)げるつもりで上海 (シャンハイ) (はし)るところであった。
      Hitohata ageru tsumori de shanhai e hashiru tokoro de atta.
      He was about to run off to Shanghai and establish himself there.
Last modified on 26 January 2014, at 05:53