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Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology

Ideogram (指事).

上 上 上 上
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character

(radical 1 +2, 3 strokes, cangjie input 卜一 (YM), four-corner 21100, composition)

  1. top; superior, highest
  2. go up, send up

References

  • KangXi: page 76, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13
  • Dae Jaweon: page 145, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 5, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4E0A

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale seung5, seung6)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 1 kanji)

Readings

Compounds

Noun

(hiragana うえ, romaji ue)

  1. the above
  2. the top (position, or direction)

(hiragana じょう, romaji )

  1. first volume in a two- or three-volume set

Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 상 (revised: sang, McCune-Reischauer: sang)
  • Name (hangeul): 윗 (revised: wit, McCune-Reischauer: wit)

References


Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin shàng (shang4), Wade-Giles shang4)

Antonyms

Compounds


Min Nan

Hanzi

(POJ siōng (siong7), siāng (siang7), chiūⁿ (chiuⁿ7), chhiūⁿ (chhiuⁿ7))


Vietnamese

Han character

(thượng)

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