JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of うえ – see the following entry.
1
[noun] the above
[noun] the top (position or direction)
[noun] the surface of
[suffix] suffix addressing to a superior
[proper noun] a surname
(This term, うえ, is an alternative spelling of the above term.
For a list of all kanji read as うえ, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as うえ.)

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative spellings
飢え
餓え
饑え

NounEdit

うえ (ue

  1. hunger
  2. starvation
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Alternative spelling
 
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/uhe2/: *upəj → upe → uɸe → uwe → ue.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

うえ (ueうへ (ufe)?

  1. a device placed in a river used to capture fish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN