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English Definitionto ascend; to rise to the rank of; to promote; to hoist; liter; measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth dou
See alsoshēng variant of ; to ascend; to rise in rank (from traditional character )
shēng variant of (from traditional character )
Simplified Script
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄕㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sing1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Basic,Intermediate

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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)
升高shēnggāoto raise; to ascend
升值shēngzhíto rise in value; to appreciate
升迁shēngqiānpromote; promotion
Words With Same Tail Word    
上升shàngshēngto rise; to go up; to ascend
提升tíshēngto promote; to upgrade
回升huíshēngto rise again after a fall; to pick up; rally (stock market etc)
晋升jìnshēngto promote to a higher position
飙升biāoshēngto rise rapidly; to soar
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