Chinese

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up; on; on top
up; on; on top; upon; first; previous or last; upper; higher; above; previous; to climb; to go into; to go up
 
ocean; sea
simp. and trad.
(上海)
anagram 海上
 
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Etymology

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Named after 上海浦, a historical river in Shanghai, which was filled in during the late Qing dynasty.

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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上海

  1. () Shanghai (a major port city and direct-administered municipality of China, the largest urban area in China)
    上海證券交易所上海证券交易所  ―  Shànghǎi zhèngquàn jiāoyìsuǒ  ―  Shanghai Stock Exchange
    最近上海 [MSC, trad. and simp.]
    Tā zuìjìn pǎo dào Shànghǎi qù le. [Pinyin]
    She ran off to Shanghai recently.
    上海還有事情安排 [MSC, trad.]
    上海还有事情安排 [MSC, simp.]
    Zài Shànghǎi wǒ háiyǒu jǐ jiàn shìqíng yào ānpái. [Pinyin]
    I still have a few things to arrange in Shanghai.
    上海多少辰光 [Shanghainese, trad.]
    上海多少辰光 [Shanghainese, simp.]
    6non 5tau 6zaon-he 6le 0leq 1tu-sau 6zen-kuaon 0leq [Wugniu]
    How long have you been in Shanghai?
  2. () (historical) Shanghai (a former county of Shanghai, China)

Synonyms

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  • (city): (abbreviation) (); (shēn)

Derived terms

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Descendants

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Sino-Xenic (上海):
  • Korean: 상해(上海) (Sanghae)
  • Vietnamese: Thượng Hải (上海)

Others:

See also

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  • 華亭华亭 (Huátíng), 松江 (Sōngjiāng): two historical major cities now under the juristiction of Shanghai

Japanese

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Kanji in this term
しゃん
Grade: 1
はい
Grade: 2
irregular
Alternative spelling
上海 (kyūjitai)

Etymology

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Borrowed from English Shanghai, from the Nanjing court dialect Mandarin 上海 (Shànghǎi).[1]

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上海(シャンハイ) (Shanhai

  1. Shanghai (a major port city and direct-administered municipality of China, the largest urban area in China)

Derived terms

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References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Publishing, Inc., →ISBN

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Proper noun

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上海 (Sanghae) (hangeul 상해)

  1. Hanja form? of 상해 (Shanghai).

Vietnamese

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chữ Hán Nôm in this term

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上海

  1. chữ Hán form of Thượng Hải (Shanghai).