shàng shang

  1. shàng noun top / a high position
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: 上 is the 14th most frequently used word in the Beijing Language Institute's 1985 frequency wordlist (Ho, 2002, '上' 2; NCCED '上' shàng 1).
  2. shang noun top / the position on or above something
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: In this sense, 上 usually follows a noun to indicate the position on top of or attached to the object referred to by the noun (Ho, 2002, '上' 2; NCCED '上' shang noun). For example, 树枝上 'on tree branches ...' (Lao She, 2003, p. 236)
  3. shàng verb to go up / to go forward
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动 , Concept: Direction 方向
    Notes: For example, 猫上了树 'a cat climbed up a tree.' (XHN 2015-11-02) (NCCED '上' shàng 7, 8; Ho, 2002, '上' 5)
  4. shàng foreign shang
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Foreign Language 外语
    Notes: Used for the sound in mantras and Sanskrit names
  5. shàng adjective previous / last
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: (NCCED '上' shàng 5; Ho, 2002, '上' 8) For example, 上个月 'last month' (VOA, 2015-12-23) and 上周五 'last Friday.' (VOA 2015-07-25)
  6. shàng adjective high / higher
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '上' shàng 2; Ho, 2002, '上' 1)
  7. shàng adjective advanced
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: Synonymous with 上级 in this sense (NCCED '上' shàng 4)
  8. shàng adjective a monarch / a sovereign
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: Synonymous with 君主 in this sense (NCCED '上' shàng 3)
  9. shàng noun time
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: Synonymous with 时间 in this sense
  10. shàng verb to do something / to do something at a set time / to go to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: For example, 上班 'go to work' or 上学 'go to school' (NCCED '上' shàng 11; Ho, 2002, '上' 7)
  11. shàng adjective far
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 远 in this sense
  12. shàng verb big / as big as
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '上' shàng 12)
  13. shàng adjective abundant / plentiful
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 丰足 in this sense
  14. shàng verb to report
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 上报 or 呈报 in this sense (NCCED '上' shàng 9)
  15. shàng verb to offer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 进献 or 送上 in this sense
  16. shàng verb to go on stage
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Drama 戏剧
    Notes: (NCCED '上' shàng 13)
  17. shàng verb to take office / to assume a post
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: Synonymous with 就职 in this sense
  18. shàng verb to install / to erect
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: Synonymous with 安装 in this sense
  19. shàng verb to suffer / to sustain
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: Synonymous with 陷入 or 遭受 in this sense
  20. shàng verb to burn
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: Synonymous with 上火 in this sense
  21. shàng verb to remember
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: Synonymous with 上心 in this sense
  22. shang preposition on / in
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Ho, 2002, '上' 3)
  23. shàng adverb upward
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '上' shàng 10)
  24. shàng verb to add
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '上' shàng 14)
  25. shàng verb to fix / to install / to apply (powder, makeup, etc)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '上' shàng 16)
  26. shàng verb to meet
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '上' shàng 16)
  27. shàng noun falling then rising (4th) tone
    Domain: Linguistics 语言学
    Notes: (NCCED '上' shàng 26)
  28. shang verb used after a verb indicating a result
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (NCCED '上' shang verb) For example, 一切的路都封上了 'all the roads were closed' (Lao She, 2003, p. 175) and 加上 'to add on.' (VOA, 2015-07-25)
  29. shàng noun a musical note
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Music 音乐
    Notes: (NCCED '上' shàng 26)

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Traces Over the Sky and Ocean 《海天遊踪》 Japan 日本 112
Traces Over the Sky and Ocean 《海天遊踪》 India 印度 102
Humanistic Buddhism Series 5 - The Human World and Practice 《人間佛教系列5-人間與實踐》 Humanistic Buddhism: A Blueprint for Life 人間佛教的藍圖 92
Treatises on Humanistic Buddhism 《人間佛教論文集》 Monasteries in the Mountains and Monasteries in the in the Cities - Monastics Living in Seclusion and Monastics Living in Society 山林寺院和都市寺院-----兼論蘭若比丘和人間比丘 71
Hsing Yun Diary (1991/5-1992/12) 《星雲日記(1991/5~1992/12)》 Hsing Yun Diary 20 - Discussing Emptiness and Existence: The Vertical is Exhausted by the Three Time Periods 星雲日記20~談空說有 豎窮三際(1992/11/16~1992/11/30) 66
Traces Over the Sky and Ocean 《海天遊踪》 Thailand 泰國 66
Treatises on Humanistic Buddhism 《人間佛教論文集》 Humanistic Buddhism and Training in Wisdom 人間佛教的慧學 62
Hsing Yun Diary (1991/5-1992/12) 《星雲日記(1991/5~1992/12)》 Hsing Yun Diary 18 - Find Your Heart Again: Reflection of Hsing Yun Diary 星雲日記18~把心找回來 「星雲日記」的回響 56
Hsing Yun Diary (1991/5-1992/12) 《星雲日記(1991/5~1992/12)》 Hsing Yun Diary 18 - Find Your Heart Again: Develop Broad and Good Affinity With Others 星雲日記18~把心找回來 廣結善緣(1992/8/16~1992/8/31) 56
Lectures on the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch 《六祖壇經講話》 Questions and Discussion 問題討論 56

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
世间上 世間上 世間上只要多一個人發 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 1: An Overview of the Sutra on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings 第一講 八大人覺經的概述 13
上说 上說 上說 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 2: Buddhism's World View 第二講 佛教的世間觀 9
社会上 社會上 在社會上有是非鬥爭 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 2: Buddhism's World View 第二講 佛教的世間觀 6
会上 會上 最後法華會上 The Universal Gate : a Commentary on Avalokitesvara's Universal Gate Sutra 《觀世音菩薩普門品講話》 Mahāyāna and Hīnayāna 大乘與小乘 5
思想上 思想上 有思想上的愚痴 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 6: Study Widely, Listen More 第六講 智慧為化愚的根本 5
上求 上求 上求佛道 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 1: An Overview of the Sutra on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings 第一講 八大人覺經的概述 4
在地上 在地上 跪在地上的老夫婦一聽 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 2: Buddhism's World View 第二講 佛教的世間觀 3
见解上 見解上 有見解上的愚痴 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 6: Study Widely, Listen More 第六講 智慧為化愚的根本 3
捲上 捲上 第八卷上把 The Universal Gate : a Commentary on Avalokitesvara's Universal Gate Sutra 《觀世音菩薩普門品講話》 The Lotus Sūtra 妙法蓮華經 3
道德上 道德上 這從道德上看 The Universal Gate : a Commentary on Avalokitesvara's Universal Gate Sutra 《觀世音菩薩普門品講話》 Difficulties and Benefits 1: Seven Difficulties 冥 益 一.七難 3