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上下
Main
English Definitionup and down; top and bottom; old and new; length; about
Simplified Script上下
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinshàngxià
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄤˋ ㄒㄧㄚˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)soeng6haa6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate,Advanced
Word Decomposition
shàngon top; upon; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); superior; regarding
xiàdown; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down; to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc)

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Words With Same Head Word    
上午shàngwǔmorning
上来shàngláito come up; to approach; (verb complement indicating success)
上去shàngqùto go up
上学shàngxuéto go to school; to attend school
上课shàngkèto go to class; to attend class; to go to teach a class
Words With Same Tail Word    
以下yǐxiàthat level or lower; that amount or less; the following
地下dìxiàunderground; subterranean; covert
楼下lóuxiàdownstairs
天下tiānxiàland under heaven; the whole world; the whole of China; realm; rule
如下rúxiàas follows
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