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English Definitionto screen (a movie); to stage (a play); a screening; a staging
Simplified Script上演
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄤˋ ㄧㄢˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)soeng5jin2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
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
yǎnto develop; to evolve; to practice; to perform; to play; to act

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
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    
表演biǎoyǎnplay; show; performance; exhibition; to perform; to act; to demonstrate
开演kāiyǎn(of a play, movie etc) to begin
导演dǎoyǎnto direct; director (film etc)
扮演bànyǎnto play the role of; to act
讲演jiǎngyǎnto lecture; to speak publicly
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