shàng still; yet; to value

Made up of [ xiǎo small; young radical 42, jiōng covering box radical 13, kǒu mouth radical 30]
Used as component in : tǎng ; tàng ; zhǎng ; shǎng
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses xiǎo component: dāng (to be) jīng (capital) shǎo (less) sūn (grandson)
Also uses jiōng component: gāng (ridge) jiàn (see) lì (beautiful) liǎng (pair) nán (south) nèi (inner) shāng (commerce) tóng (same) wǎng (net) yǔ (rain) zài (again) zhōu (surname Zhou)
Also uses kǒu component: bā (supposition or suggestion) chàng (to sing) chāo (to exceed) chī (to eat) chuán (boat) fēi (coffee) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) gào (to tell) gè (each) gōng (palace) gǒu (dog) gǔ (ancient) hāi (sound of sighing) hào (name) hé (to close) hé (together) hē (drink) hēng (prosperous) hòu (behind) huí (to circle) huò (maybe) jí (lucky) jiào (called) jīng (capital) jiù (fault) jù (sentence) jú (office) jūn (monarch) kā (coffee) kě (can) lìng (other) mǎ (?) mìng (life) míng (name) ne (and you?) pí (hops) pǐn (article) rú (as) shì (matter) shǐ (history) suī (although) tái (typhoon) táng (Tang) tīng (to listen) tóng (same) wèn (ask) xǐ (to be fond of) xiōng (elder brother) yǎo (to bite) yòu (right) yǔ (language) yuán (person) yuē (to speak) zhān (to observe) zhī (to know) zhī (one) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot)

Sounds same

shàng (up)

Different tone

shāng (commerce) 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 procrastinate without achieving anything

yǐn to drink

Made up of [ qiàn yawn; deficient radical 76, shí food; eat radical 184]

Origin

Originally a combination of 'eat' and 'breath' suggesting drinking
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