shàng still; yet; to value

Made up of [ xiǎo small; young radical 42, jiōng covering box radical 13, kǒu mouth radical 30]
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using xiǎo : shǎo (less) dāng (to be) sūn (grandson)
Using jiōng : lì (beautiful) gāng (ridge) jiàn (see)
Using kǒu : yòu (right) hé (together) wèn (ask) jiào (called) yǔ (language) shǐ (history) zhī (one) chī (to eat) fú (good fortune) fù (rich) gǔ (ancient) hēng (prosperous) huò (maybe) jiù (fault) jūn (monarch) kě (can) mìng (life) rú (as) shì (matter) suī (although) tái (typhoon) xǐ (to be fond of) zhī (to know) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot) hào (name) gōng (palace) jù (sentence) mǎ (?) yuē (to speak) gǒu (dog) hé (to close) jí (lucky) lìng (other) bā (supposition or suggestion) xiōng (elder brother) hāi (sound of sighing) míng (name) gào (to tell) zhān (to observe) hòu (behind) táng (Tang) gè (each) chàng (to sing) tīng (to listen) hē (drink) yǎo (to bite) ne (and you?) chuán (boat) huí (to circle)

Sounds same

shàng (up)

Different tone

shǎng (to hand down)

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Pronunciation

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People

杨尚昆 Yang Shangkun

Proverbs

一个和尚挑水喝,两个和尚抬水喝,三个和尚没水喝 yī gè hé shang tiāo shuǐ hē, liǎng gè hé shang tái shuǐ hē, sān ge hé shang méi shuǐ hē Sometimes work is best done alone, a group may just spend the time discussing without doing anything

New dynasty

The Xin or 'new' dynasty 新朝 was not all that 'new' as it reigned from 9 to 23CE and lasted all of 14 years. It was the creation of Wang Mang whose reign marks the division of the Han dynasty into Western and Eastern Han.
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