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KanjiHiraganaKatakana
上うえウエ
Pronunciation: うえ
How to Say It Outloud: ue
Usage: Indicates a position higher than a reference point
Example Sentence Japanese:本は机の上にあります。
Example Sentence English:The book is above the desk.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
超えるこえるコエル
Pronunciation: こえる
How to Say It Outloud: koeru
Usage: Used to describe exceeding a certain limit or surpassing
Example Sentence Japanese:彼の成績は全員を超えた。
Example Sentence English:His grades went above everyone else's.
HiraganaKatakana
より上ヨリウエ
Pronunciation: よりうえ
How to Say It Outloud: yori ue
Usage: Used to compare and indicate something is higher or more than
Example Sentence Japanese:5つ星ホテルより上のサービスが欲しい。
Example Sentence English:I want service above that of a five-star hotel.

Dictionary

上うえCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • above; over; up
Noun
  • top; summit; upper part; head (e.g. of a staircase)
Noun
  • surface; on (top of)
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • the above (in a piece of writing); earlier part
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • superior; better; higher (position, rank, etc.); upper (class)
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • elder; older; senior
Noun
  • with respect to ...; in terms of; as far as ... is concerned; when (e.g. drunk)
Noun
  • besides ...; in addition to ...; on top of ...; as well as ...
Noun
  • after ...; upon ...; on ...; with (e.g. full awareness); as a result of ...
Noun
  • since ...; now that ...; because ...
Suffix
  • honorable; venerable; dear
Noun
  • emperor; sovereign; shogun; daimyo
上記じょうきCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • above-mentioned; above-named; above
よりよりCommon wordjlpt-n5
Particle
  • than
Particle
  • rather than; instead of; over; above
Particle
  • from; out of; since; at; on (and after)
Particle
  • except; but; other than
Adverb (fukushi)
  • more
Wikipedia definition
  • Yori (kana)
前記ぜんきCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • aforesaid; above-mentioned; said; above
何よりなによりCommon wordjlpt-n1
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Adverb (fukushi)
  • above anything else; above all; more than anything
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • best; greatest; excellent; wonderful; most important
右みぎCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • right; right-hand side
Noun
  • right hand
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • the above (in a piece of vertical writing); above-mentioned
Noun
  • the right (wing); rightist
その上そのうえCommon wordjlpt-n2jlpt-n1
Conjunction
Noun
Adverb (fukushi)
  • in addition; furthermore
Conjunction
Noun
Adverb (fukushi)
  • above (which); on top of (which)
じょうCommon wordjlpt-n3
Suffix
  • from the standpoint of; from the viewpoint of; with respect to; in terms of; as a matter of; in view of; so far as ... is concerned
Suffix
  • on; above; on top of; aboard (a ship or vehicle)
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • the best; top; first class; first grade
Noun
  • first volume (of a two or three-volume set); first book
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • with my compliments
取り分けとりわけCommon wordjlpt-n1
Adverb (fukushi)
  • especially; particularly; above all
Noun
  • portioning out (servings of food)
真上まうえCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • just above; right overhead
海抜かいばつCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • height above sea level
先ずまずCommon wordjlpt-n3
Adverb (fukushi)
  • first (of all); firstly; to begin with; before anything else
Adverb (fukushi)
  • probably; most likely; almost certainly; virtually
Adverb (fukushi)
  • more or less (satisfactory); on the whole; reasonably
Adverb (fukushi)
  • anyway; at any rate; for now (at least); for the time being
直上ちょくじょう
Noun
Suru verb
  • above; going steadily upward
以上いじょうCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun, used as a suffix
  • not less than ...; ... and over; ... and above; ... and upwards; ... or more
Noun, used as a suffix
  • beyond (e.g. one's expectations); above; more than; further than
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • the above; the above-mentioned; the aforementioned; the foregoing
Noun
Conjunction
  • since ...; seeing that ...; now that ...; once ...
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • that's all; that is the end; the end
捧げるささげるCommon wordjlpt-n1
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to lift up; to hold up; to hold above eye level
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to give; to offer; to consecrate
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to devote; to sacrifice; to dedicate
それ以上それいじょう
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • further; above (that); greater (than that); any more
にも増してにもまして
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • (even) more than
じょうげCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • top and bottom; high and low; above and below; upper and lower ends; up and down
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • going up and down; rising and falling; fluctuating
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • going and coming back
Noun
  • upper and lower classes; ruler and ruled; the government and the people
Noun
  • first and second volumes
Noun
  • top and bottom; two-piece (outfit)
地上ちじょうCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • above ground; on the ground; earth's surface
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • this world; this earth
頭上ずじょうCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • overhead; above one's head; high in the sky

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