I’m brand new, and I’m really struggling with the following SUPER similar vocabulary:
I always remember the below and above kanji as well as the readings, but remembering the difference between raise/rise and lower/to get lower has been AWFUL for me. Between the multiple meanings listed on Wani Kani and from looking them up on Jisho to see if I could find any other helpful little nuggets, I’ve come up with remembering 下げる as to hang and 上げる as to raise, noting that they both get the long a (ā) sound from げ. げ = GE --> AGEru, SaGEru, Hang, Raise. And then I can theoretically remember “the other ones.” But I’m wondering if anybody has a different way of thinking about this and would be willing to share how they got through this and maybe impart some wisdom for when I inevitably run into an issue like this again.