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Pronunciation : shàng
Meaning :
  1. on; above; upper. (n)
  2. go up; ascend. (v)
  3. go to; leave for. (v)
  4. most recent; last; former. (adj)
Radical :
Strokes : 3
Traditional :
Usage : 82.4%
Also as : shǎng
1. There is a book on the table.
zhuō shàng miàn yǒu běn shū
桌子 : table
上面 : on, above, upper
: has
: one
: measure word (linguistics)
: book
2. Please go upstairs.
qǐng shàng lóu
: please
: go up, come up
: a storied building, tower, floor, superstructure
3. I’m leaving for Nanjing tomorrow.
míng tiān shàng nán jīng
: I, me
明天 : tomorrow
: leaving for
南京 : Nanjing
4. I was on leave last Thursday.
shàng xīng qǐng jiǎ
: I, me
: last
星期四 : Thursday
请假 : on leave
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2 thoughts on “上”

  1. Wow, this is an awesome site, thanks for your in-depth details for each character.
    Just a correction: #2 should be “Please go upstairs” (instead of “upstair”).


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