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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
うわ
Grade: 1

Grade: 4
kun’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

上辺 (hiragana うわべ, rōmaji uwabe)

  1. on the surface, seeming, outward
    上辺 (うわべ)だけを () (はん) (だん)する
    uwabe dake o mite handan suru
    judge a book by its cover
    うわべは
    uwabe wa
    ostensibly
  2. pretended, superficial

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
じょう
Grade: 1
へん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

上辺 (hiragana じょうへん, rōmaji jōhen)

  1. upper side