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ㄕㄤ ˋ



上 is a 3 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as shàng in the fourth tone, however it can also be pronounced as shǎng.

  • ㄕㄤ ˋ



      • ㄍㄨㄣ ˇ



      • one

    • one

4 stories have been written about this character — see all
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The shelf on the wall is above the floor.
by GGillis

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The shackels were shaking right above me.
by EliteTrojan12

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A gun gives you a one up above those with none...
by Krisb13

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One line on top of one
by Jinn

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We found 2 pronunciations for 上


Definitions for 上 pronounced as shàng

  • on top
  • upon
  • above
  • upper
  • previous
  • first (of multiple parts)
  • to climb
  • to get onto
  • to go up
  • to attend (class or university)

Definitions for 上 pronounced as shǎng

  • see 上聲|上声[shang3 sheng1]


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