To Raise, To Develop, To Cultivate
transitive verb, godan verb
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 foster so the verb vocab version is to foster or to raise. This can also refer to fostering a skill or ability, so can also mean to develop or to cultivate.
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: You're offering to raise some girl as your own. After the paperwork is over, you can finally say: "Yah, she now (やしな) is my kid!"
Does WaniKani foster Tofugu or does Tofugu foster WaniKani?
We need to keep our eyes peeled so we won't be deceived by Koichi's ninjutsu.
You should thank your husband sometimes. He has done a good job raising your family, hasn’t he?