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Stroke Count
3 Strokes
Radical
一 + 2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. above, up
Readings
Kun'yomi: あ.げる、-あ.がり、-あ.がる、-あ.げる、-うえ、よ.す、あ.がり、あ.がる、うえ、かみ、うわ-、のぼ.す、のぼ.り、のぼ.る、のぼ.せる。
On'yomi: ジョウ。(Go-on Reading)
ショウ。(Kan-on Reading)
シャン。(Tou-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 上

Dictionary Entries for 上

ue
noun, no adjective, adverbial noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. above; up; over
  2. top; summit
  3. surface; on
  4. before; previous
  5. superiority; one's superior (i.e. one's elder)
  6. on top of that; besides; what's more
  7. upon (further inspection, etc.); based on (and occurring after)
  8. matters concerning...; as concerns ...
  9. since (i.e. "for that reason")
  10. suffix indicating higher social standing
  11. place of one's superior (i.e. the throne)
  12. emperor; sovereign; shogun; daimyo
  13. noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)
uwa
noun, prefix
  1. upper; upward; outer; surface; top
kami
noun
  1. upper reaches (of a river); upper stream
  2. top; upper part; upper half (of the body)
  3. long ago
  4. beginning; first
  5. person of high rank (e.g. the emperor)
  6. government; imperial court
  7. imperial capital (i.e. Kyoto); capital region (i.e. Kansai); region (or direction of) the imperial palace
  8. head (of a table)
  9. wife; mistress (of a restaurant)
jou
noun, used as a suffix
  1. from the standpoint of; as a matter of (e.g. fact); in the field of; being of the type of
  2. aboard (a ship or vehicle); on top of; on; above
  3. first volume (e.g. book)
  4. superior quality; best; top; high class
  5. going up
  6. governmental; imperial
  7. presenting; showing
  8. ana- (medical, biol.)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 上

Construction of Character for 上

Radicals and parts present in 上
Radical one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part divining, fortune-telling, divination or katakana to radical (no. 25) Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 上
丄,𠄞 Ancient Form
Origin and construction of 上
  1. 指事、物が下敷きに載っている様を表す。

Kanji related to 上

  • 西

  • 寿

Meanings in Other Languages for 上

French
  1. au-dessus, haut, monter, donner (je te donne)
Portuguese
  1. acima, para cima, sobre, subir, galgar, em cima, escalar
Spanish
  1. arriba, encima, parte superior, cima, superficie

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