See also: 马上

ChineseEdit

horse; surname
 
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
trad. (馬上)
simp. (马上)
anagram 上馬上马

EtymologyEdit

From (mǎ bèi shàng), "on horseback", by extension, "at once; immediately", on account of the horse being the fastest mode of transportation in ancient times.[1]

PronunciationEdit


AdverbEdit

馬上

  1. at once; immediately; without delay; in a minute
    馬上回來 / 马上回来  ―  mǎshàng jiù huílái.  ―  I'll be back in a minute.
  2. (literally, literary) on horseback

SynonymsEdit

  • (at once):

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 文若愚 (2014) 语言常识全知道, 中国华侨出版社

Further readingEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
じょう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

NounEdit

馬上(ばじょう) (bajō

  1. horseback, the back of a horse
  2. horseback riding

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  • 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, →ISBN
  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, →ISBN