4609. ma'alah (mah-al-aw')

feminine of ma'aleh; elevation, i.e. the act (literally, a journey to a higher place, figuratively, a thought arising), or (concretely) the condition (literally, a step or grade-mark, figuratively, a superiority of station); specifically a climactic progression (in certain Psalms)

things that come up, (high) degree, deal, go up, stair, step, story.

see HEBREW ma'aleh