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English Definitionto go to school; to attend school
Simplified Script上学
Traditional Script上學
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄤˋ ㄒㄩㄝˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)soeng5hok6
Part of Speech(动宾式) verb object
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
shàngto climb; to get onto; to go up; to attend (class or university); to screw; (mahjong) call for making a meld of three suited tiles in sequence
xuéto learn; to study; to imitate; science; -ology

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
上来shàngláito come up; to approach; (verb complement indicating success)
上去shàngqùto go up
上课shàngkèto go to class; to attend class; to go to teach a class
上边shàngbianthe top; above; overhead; upwards; the top margin; above-mentioned; those higher up
Words With Same Tail Word    
科学kēxuéscience; scientific knowledge; scientific; rational
大学dàxuéuniversity; college; the Great Learning, one of the Four Books 四书 in Confucianism
中学zhōngxuémiddle school
化学huàxuéchemistry; chemical
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