Meaning of 上

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  • Pinyin: shǎng
    English Definition: see 上声
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  • Pinyin: shàng
    English Definition: on top; upon; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); to climb; to get onto; to go up; to attend (class or university)
    Example Words:
    上级 [ shàng ]: higher authorities; superiors; Classifiers:
    上游 [ shàng yóu ]: upper reaches (of a river); upper level; upper echelon; upstream
    上任 [ shàng rèn ]: to take office; previous (incumbent); predecessor
    上瘾 [ shàng yǐn ]: to get into a habit; to become addicted
    上进心 [ shàng jìn xīn ]: motivation; ambition