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上司
Main
English Definitionboss; superior
Simplified Script上司
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinshàngsi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄤˋ ㄙ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)soeng6si1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
shàngon top; upon; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); superior; regarding
to take charge of; to manage; department (under a ministry); (Chinese surname)

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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    
官司guānsilawsuit
打官司dǎ guānsito file a lawsuit; to sue; to dispute
吃官司chī guānsito face legal action; to get sued
顶头上司dǐngtóu shàngsione's immediate superior
口水官司kǒushuǐ guānsifrivolous lawsuit
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