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English Definitionto raise; to ascend
Simplified Script升高
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄥ ㄍㄠ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sing1gou1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
shēngto ascend; to rise to the rank of; to promote; to hoist; liter; measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth dou
gāohigh; tall; above average; loud; your (honorific); (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
升学shēngxuéto enter the next grade school
升级shēngjíto escalate (in intensity); to go up by one grade; to be promoted; to upgrade (computing)
升值shēngzhíto rise in value; to appreciate
升迁shēngqiānpromote; promotion
升空shēngkōngto rise to the sky; to lift off; to levitate; lift-off
Words With Same Tail Word    
提高tígāoto raise; to increase; to improve
崇高chónggāomajestic; sublime
跳高tiàogāohigh jump (athletics)
身高shēngāo(a person's) height
最高zuìgāotallest; highest; supreme (court etc)
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