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Shang in Chinese / Japanese...

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China shàng
Japan nao
Shang Vertical Wall Scroll

尚 is the most common character for the Chinese surname that romanizes as Shang. 尚 is also a name, "Makato" in Japanese and "Sang" in Korean.

尚 is also a word meaning: still; yet; to value; to esteem; furthermore; in addition; greater; further.

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Below are some entries from our dictionary that may match your Shang search...


If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Simple Dictionary Definition


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Mandarin shàng dì / shang4 di4
Taiwan shang ti
Japanese joutei;shoutei / jote;shote / じょうてい;しょうてい
Shang Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese God
Japanese (1) Shangdi (creator deity in Chinese folk religion); (2) God (in Christianity)


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Mandarin shàng hǎi / shang4 hai3
Taiwan shang hai
Japanese shanhai / シャンハイ
Shang Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Shanghai municipality, central east China, abbr. to 滬|沪[Hu4]
Japanese Shanghai (China)


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Mandarin shàng děng / shang4 deng3
Taiwan shang teng
Japanese joutou / joto / じょうとう
Shang Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese highest quality; top-notch
Japanese (adj-no,adj-na,n) (1) superior; first-class; excellent; top quality; (interjection) (2) (that's) just fine!; bring it on!



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Mandarin shàng jìn / shang4 jin4
Taiwan shang chin
Japanese joushin / joshin / じょうしん
Shang Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese to make progress; to do better; fig. ambitious to improve oneself; to move forwards
Japanese (noun/participle) progress; advance

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Mandarin shàng / shang4
Taiwan shang
Chinese old variant of 上[shang4]

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Mandarin shàng / shang4
Taiwan shang
Japanese jou / jo / じょう
Chinese on top; upon; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); to climb; to get onto; to go up; to attend (class or university); see 上聲|上声[shang3 sheng1]
Japanese (suffix noun) (1) from the standpoint of; as a matter of (e.g. fact); in the field of; being of the type of; (2) aboard (a ship or vehicle); on top of; on; above; (3) (See 下・げ・2,上巻) first volume (e.g. book); (n,pref) (4) superior quality; best; top; high class; (5) going up; (6) governmental; imperial; (7) presenting; showing; (prefix) (8) ana- (medical, biol.)
uttarā 嗢呾羅; above upper, superior; on; former. To ascend, offer to a superior.

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Mandarin shāng / shang1
Taiwan shang
Japanese kizu / きず
Chinese to injure; injury; wound
Japanese (1) wound; injury; cut; gash; bruise; scratch; scrape; scar; (2) chip; crack; scratch; nick; (3) flaw; defect; weakness; weak point; (4) stain (on one's reputation); disgrace; dishonor; dishonour; (5) (emotional) hurt; hurt feelings
To injure, wound, hurt, harm, distress, A tr. of yakṣa; a wound

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Mandarin shāng / shang1
Taiwan shang
Japanese shou / sho / しょう
Chinese commerce; merchant; dealer; to consult; 2nd note in pentatonic scale; quotient (as in 智商[zhi4 shang1], intelligence quotient); Shang Dynasty (c. 1600-1046 BC); surname Shang
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) {math} (See 積・1) quotient; (2) dealing; dealer; store; (3) (See 五音) second degree (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale); (4) (See 殷) Shang dynasty (China, approx. 1600-1046 BCE); Yin dynasty
To consult arrange; trade, a merchant; translit. śaṇ, saṃ, śa, śā.

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Mandarin shǎng / shang3
Taiwan shang
Chinese unit of land area (equivalent to 10 or 15 mǔ 畝|亩[mu3] in parts of northeast China, but only 3 or 5 mǔ in northwest China)

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Mandarin shāng / shang1
Taiwan shang
Chinese plowed earth; soil moisture; furrow

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Mandarin shǎng / shang3
Taiwan shang
Chinese part of the day; midday

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Mandarin shāng / shang1
Taiwan shang
Chinese to die in childhood; war dead

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Mandarin shāng // tāng / shang1 // tang1
Taiwan shang // t`ang / shang // tang
Japanese tan / タン
Chinese soup; hot or boiling water; decoction of medicinal herbs; water in which something has been boiled; rushing current; surname Tang
Japanese soup (chi: tang)
Hot liquid, hot water, soup, etc.

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Mandarin shāng / shang1
Taiwan shang
Chinese old variant of 湯|汤[shang1]

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Mandarin shāng / shang1
Taiwan shang
Chinese entropy (physics)

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Mandarin shàng / shang4
Taiwan shang
Chinese to sole a shoe

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Mandarin shàng / shang4
Taiwan shang
Chinese Cerambyx rugicollis

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Mandarin shāng / shang1
Taiwan shang
Japanese sakazuki / さかづき
Chinese feast; goblet
Japanese sake cup; cup for alcoholic beverages

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Mandarin shāng / shang1
Taiwan shang
Chinese to consult; to deliberate; commerce

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Mandarin shǎng / shang3
Taiwan shang
Japanese shou / sho / しょう
Chinese to bestow (a reward); to give (to an inferior); to hand down; a reward (bestowed by a superior); to appreciate (beauty)
Japanese (n,n-suf) prize; award
to reward, award

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Mandarin zhǎng // shàng / zhang3 // shang4
Taiwan chang // shang
Chinese patch of leather; to sole a shoe; also written 緔|绱[shang4]


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Mandarin shàng sān / shang4 san1
Taiwan shang san
Japanese uesan / うえさん
the above three


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Mandarin shàng shàng / shang4 shang4
Taiwan shang shang
Japanese joujou / jojo / じょうじょう
Japanese (adj-na,n,adj-no) the best; great; superb
best of the best


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Mandarin shàng xià / shang4 xia4
Taiwan shang hsia
Japanese jouge / joge / じょうげ
Chinese up and down; top and bottom; old and new; length; about
Japanese (1) top and bottom; high and low; above and below; upper and lower ends; up and down; (noun/participle) (2) going up and down; rising and falling; fluctuating; (3) going and coming back; (4) upper and lower classes; ruler and ruled; the government and the people; (5) first and second volumes
above and below


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Mandarin shàng zhōng / shang4 zhong1
Taiwan shang chung
Japanese tsujinaka / つじなか
superior and middle-level


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Mandarin shàng chéng / shang4 cheng2
Taiwan shang ch`eng / shang cheng
Japanese jōjō
Chinese first-class; best quality; also pr. [shang4 sheng4]
Mahāyāna; also 上衍, 大乘 q. v; superior vehicle


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Mandarin shàng jiāo / shang4 jiao1
Taiwan shang chiao
Chinese to hand over to; to give to higher authority; to seek connections in high places


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Mandarin shàng rén / shang4 ren2
Taiwan shang jen
Japanese shounin / shonin / しょうにん
Japanese holy priest; saint
A man of superior wisdom, virtue, and conduct, a term applied to monks during the Tang dynasty; excellent personage


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Mandarin shàng dài / shang4 dai4
Taiwan shang tai
Japanese joudai;uwadai / jodai;uwadai / じょうだい;うわだい
Chinese previous generation
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) ancient times; (2) (nominal) retail price


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Mandarin shàng rèn / shang4 ren4
Taiwan shang jen
Japanese uehito / うえひと
Chinese to take office; previous (incumbent); predecessor

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Shang Vertical Wall Scroll
Shang Vertical Wall Scroll
Shang Vertical Wall Scroll
Shang Vertical Wall Scroll

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Shang Vertical Portrait
Shang Horizontal Wall Scroll
Shang Vertical Portrait

Lookup Shang in my Japanese & Chinese Dictionary

The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
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A professional Chinese Calligrapher

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