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上 means 'above'

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Strokes : 3    Frequency: 13   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-1    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 1    Beginner lesson: 3   Begins 480 words   Used in 1338 words   Used in 11811 names   Component in 23 kanji (6 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ジョウ   ショウ
Kun
   うえ above   うわ- above   げる to raise   がる to rise   かみ first half, upper part   のぼ to climb   のぼせる to bring up, to raise   のぼ to bring up
On    シャン
Kun    -あげる   あがり   -あがり   のぼ   たてまつ
Name    あおい   あげ   い   か   かき   かず   かん   こう   のぼり   ほつ
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 上 is used 80 times, read 7 ways (with 1 variation). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 上 is used 1281 times, read 7 ways (with 3 variations). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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ジョウ : 654 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. top and bottom; high and low; above and below; upper and lower ends; up and down
2. going up and down; rising and falling; fluctuating
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ショウ : 10 words FIND ALL
1
noun
holy priest; saint
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うえ : 71 words FIND ALL
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noun, 'no' adjective, adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (suffix)
1. above; up; over; elder (e.g. daughter)
2. top; summit
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かみ : 35 words FIND ALL
0
noun
upper reaches of a river; upstream  (see also: 川下)
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げる : 378 words FIND ALL
0
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to rise; to go up; to come up; to ascend; to be raised  (opposite: 下がる)
2. to enter (esp. from outdoors); to come in; to go in
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うわ- (read as うわ) : 77 words FIND ALL
0
Most common form: 上衣
noun
coat; tunic; jacket; outer garment
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のぼ : 40 words FIND ALL
0
noun
1. ascent; climbing; ascending (path); climb
2. up-train (e.g. going to Tokyo)  (see also: 上り列車; this meaning is restricted to form 上り)
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げる (read as あげ) : 13 words FIND ALL
4
Most common form: 売り上げ高
noun
sales; amount sold; proceeds
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かみ (read as がみ) : 1 word FIND ALL
0
noun
waist (the part of the pants located above the crotch); pant rise
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げる (read as あげり) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
sales profit ratio
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
3
1. skill; skillful; dexterity  (opposite: 下手)
noun
2. flattery
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Henshall: 23 (originally: 37)  Joy o' Kanji : 37  Key to Kanji: 547 

Cascading kanji view

ジョウ   ショウ   うえ above   うわ- above   あげる to raise   あがる to rise   かみ first half, upper part   のぼ to climb   のぼせる to bring up, to raise   のぼ to bring up   
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