ChineseEdit

 
up; on; on top; upon; first; previous or last; upper; higher; above; previous; to climb; to go into; to go up
emperor
simp. and trad.
(上帝)

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/1
Initial () (25) (5)
Final () (105) (39)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡ʑɨɐŋH/ /teiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/d͡ʑiɐŋH/ /teiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʑiɑŋH/ /tɛiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/d͡ʑɨaŋH/ /tɛjH/
Li
Rong
/ʑiaŋH/ /teiH/
Wang
Li
/ʑĭaŋH/ /tieiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʑi̯aŋH/ /tieiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shàng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 3/3 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shàng
Middle
Chinese
‹ dzyangH › ‹ tejH ›
Old
Chinese
/*daŋʔ-s/ /*tˁek-s/
English top, above (n.) God

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/1
No. 11103 2313
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*djaŋs/ /*teːɡs/
Notes

Proper nounEdit

上帝

  1. God
    上帝保佑女王  ―  Shàngdì bǎoyòu Nǚwáng  ―  God Bless the Queen
    榮耀歸於上帝 / 荣耀归于上帝  ―  róngyào guīyú Shàngdì  ―  Glory to God alone
  2. (Chinese mythology, Chinese folk religion) Shangdi (sky deity in Chinese traditional religions)

SynonymsEdit

  • (God): (shén), (Catholic) 天主 (Tiānzhǔ)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (上帝):

NounEdit

上帝

  1. (obsolete) monarch
  2. (slang) customer; consumer

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
じょう
Grade: 1
てい
Grade: S
on’yomi

NounEdit

上帝(じょうてい) (jōtei

  1. lord, god

Proper nounEdit

上帝(じょうてい) (Jōtei

  1. God, the Creator

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

Proper nounEdit

上帝 (Sangje) (hangeul 상제)

  1. Hanja form? of 상제 (God).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

Proper nounEdit

上帝

  1. Hán tự form of Thượng Đế (God).