I was born and raised in Tokyo.
I was raised on bacon in a very strict household.
I really like the Meiji Shrine because its forest was carefully designed to mimic a natural forest and because of that it’s beautiful and has a very natural atmosphere.
This word consists of kanji with hiragana attached. Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means raise so the verb vocab version means to be raised.
P.S. This word is for when you are being raised, not when you are doing the raising of someone. That's 育てる. You'll learn it later.
Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You didn't learn that reading with this kanji, so here's a mnemonic to help you:
When you were raised, you were raised completely on soda (そだ). That's all you drank. No water, no juice... just tons and tons of soda. Imagine this.