(つとめ) (n) (1) service; duty; business; responsibility; task; (2) Buddhist religious services; (P) [EDICT]
(あげる) (v1,vt) (1) (See 手を挙げる・1) to raise; to elevate; (2) (See 髪を上げる) to do up (one's hair); (3) to fly (a kite, etc.); to launch (fireworks, etc.); to surface (a submarine, etc.); (4) to land (a boat); (5) (揚げる only) to deep-fry; (6) to show someone (into a room); (7) (揚げる only) (uk) to summon (for geishas, etc.); (8) to send someone (away); (9) to enrol (one's child in school) (enroll); (10) to increase (price, quality, status, etc.); (11) (See 声を上げる) to make (a loud sound); to raise (one's voice); (12) to earn (something desirable); (13) to praise; (14) (usu. 挙げる) to give (an example, etc.); to cite; (15) (usu. 挙げる) to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.); (16) (挙げる only) to arrest; (17) (挙げる only) to nominate; (18) (pol) to give; (19) to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.); (20) to bear (a child); (21) (usu. 挙げる) to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding); (v1,vi) (22) (of the tide) to come in; (v1,vi,vt) (23) to vomit; (aux-v) (24) (uk) (pol) (after the -te form of a verb) to do for (the sake of someone else); (25) (See 作り上げる) (after the -masu stem of a verb) to complete; (26) (hum) (See 申し上げる・2) used after the -masu stem of a humble verb to increase the level of humility; (P) [EDICT]
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