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shànggǔ the distant past
ancient times
antiquity
early historical times

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        shǎng/shàng, see 上聲|上声[shǎng shēng], on top/upon/above/upper/previous/first (of multiple part...
        Shàngdì, God
        mǎshàng, [馬上], at once/right away/immediately/on horseback (i.e. by military force)
        wǎnshang, evening/night/CL:個|个[gè]/in the evening
        shēnshang, on the body/at hand/among
        kànshangqu, it would appear/it seems (that)
        shìshíshàng, [事實上], in fact/in reality/actually/as a matter of fact/de facto/ipso facto
        shàngmian, on top of/above-mentioned
        zǎoshang, early morning/CL:個|个[gè]
        shíjìshàng, [實際上], in fact/in reality/as a matter of fact/in practice
        lùshang, on the road/on a journey/road surface
        shàngbān, to go to work/to be on duty/to start work/to go to the office
        shàngqù, to go up
        shàngcì, last time
        
        àishàng, [愛上], to fall in love with/to be in love with
        shàngzhōu, last week
        
        dìshang, on the ground/on the floor
        shàngxiào, high ranking officer in Chinese army/colonel
        jiēshang, on the street
        jiāshàng, plus/to put in/to add/to add on/to add into/in addition/on top of that
        
        shàngxué, [上學], to go to school/to attend school
        shàngwèi, captain (military rank)
        shìshàng, on earth
        
        wǎngshàng, [網上], online
        lóushàng, [樓上], upstairs
        táishàng, [臺上], on stage
        shàngkè, [上課], to go to class/to attend class/to go to teach a class
        
        guānshàng, [關上], to close (a door)/to turn off (light, electrical equipment etc)
        
        gǎnshàng, [趕上], to keep up with/to catch up with/to overtake/to chance upon/in time for
        shàngsi, boss/superior
        shàngchǎng, [上場], on stage/to go on stage/to take the field
        shàngwǔ, morning/CL:個|个[gè]
        
        shàngchē, [上車], to get on or into (a bus, train, car etc)
        yǐshàng, that level or higher/that amount or more/the above-mentioned
        shànglái, [上來], to come up/to approach/(verb complement indicating success)
        
        shàngtái, to rise to power (in politics)/to go on stage (in the theater)
        shàngshēng, [上昇], to rise/to go up/to ascend
        tiānshàng, celestial/heavenly
        shàngmén, [上門], to drop in/to visit/to lock a door/(of a shop) to close
        jīběnshang, basically/on the whole
        shàngyǎn, to screen (a movie)/to stage (a play)/a screening/a staging
        shàngyī, jacket/upper outer garment/CL:件[jiàn]
        Shānshàng, Shanshang township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tái nán xiàn], Taiwan
        chéngqiānshàngwàn, [成千上萬], lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers/innumerable/...
        pèngshàng, to run into/to come upon/to meet
        shàngwǎng, [上網], to be on the Internet/to stretch a net (in a sports game or for covering sth)/to...
        zhīshàng, above
        shàngyǐn, [上癮], to get into a habit/to become addicted
        shàngsù, [上訴], to appeal (a judicial case)/appeal
        hǎishàng, maritime
        
        shànglù, to start on a journey/to be on one's way
        shàngjí, [上級], higher authorities/superiors/CL:個|个[gè]
        shànggèyuè, [上個月], last month
        
        shànggōu, [上鉤], to take the bait
        shànglóu, [上樓], to go upstairs
        shàngxià, up and down/top and bottom/old and new/length/about
        shènshàngxiàn, [腎上腺], adrenal glands
        
        
        shàngxīngqī, last week/previous week
        
        shàngtou, [上頭], above/on top of/on the surface of
        
        
        shàngjiàng, [上將], general/admiral/air chief marshal
        shàngkōng, overhead/in the sky
        Shuǐshàng/shuǐshàng, Shuishang township in Chiayi county 嘉義縣|嘉义县[Jiā yì xiàn], west Taiwan, on water/...
        shàngshēn, upper part of the body
        
        
        bǐbùshàng, can't compare with
        
        
        xiàngshàng, upward/up/to advance/to try to improve oneself/to make progress
        Shànghǎi, Shanghai municipality, central east China, abbr. to 滬|沪[Hù]
        shàngbào, [上報], to report to one's superiors/to appear in the news/to reply to a letter
        
        shàngdàng, [上當], taken in (by sb's deceit)/to be fooled/to be duped
        
        shàngyìng, to show (a movie)/to screen
        shàngtiān, Heaven/Providence/God/the day before/the sky above/to fly to the sky/to take off...
        shàngcéng, [上層], upper layer
        shàngdiào, to hang oneself
        shànghǎo, first-rate/top-notch
        shàngshì, to hit the market (of a new product)/to float (a company on the stock market)
        zhǎoshàngmén, [找上門], to come to sb's door/to call on sb
        shàngjiē, to go onto the streets/to go shopping
        shàngbian, [上邊], the top/above/overhead/upwards/the top margin/above-mentioned/those higher up
        shàngděng, highest quality/top-notch
        zhìshàng, supreme/paramount/above all else
        shàngliú, upper class
        shàngqián, to advance/to step forward
        shàngrèn, to take office
        chéngbǎishàngqiān, hundreds/a large number/lit. by the hundreds and thousands
        gēnbushàng, not able to keep up with
        shàngjiāo, to hand over to/to give to higher authority/to seek connections in high places
        gāogāozàishàng, set up on high (idiom); not in touch with reality/aloof and remote
        shàngshān, to go uphill/to spin cocoon (silkworms)/to pass away
        shàngzhèn, [上陣], to go into battle
        kànshàng, to look upon/to take a fancy to/to fall for
        shàngyóu, upper reaches (of a river)/upper level/upper echelon/upstream
        rǎnshàng, to catch (a disease)/to get (a bad habit)
        huángshang, the emperor/Your majesty the emperor/His imperial majesty
        shàngzhǎng, [上漲], to rise/to go up
        shàngfēng, [上風], on the up/currently winning/rising (in popularity etc)
        
        
        shàngcāng, [上蒼], heaven
        shàngshǒu, to obtain/to master/overhand (serve etc)/seat of honor
        ànshàng, ashore
        dēngshàng, to climb over/to ascend onto/to mount
        shàngshù, aforementioned/above-mentioned
        shàngàn, to land/to disembark/to abandon a boat and go ashore/fig. to give up evil ways a...
        zhìgāowúshàng, [至高無上], supreme/paramount/unsurpassed
        xuěshàngjiāshuāng, to add hail to snow (idiom); one disaster on top of another/to make things worse...
        
        shàngwàn, [上萬], over ten thousand/fig. untold numbers/innumerable/thousands upon thousands
        xīnshàngrén, sweetheart/one's beloved
        kǎoshàng, to pass a university entrance exam
        
        dàtǐshàng, [大體上], overall/in general terms
        
        huǒshàngjiāoyóu, [火上澆油], to pour oil on the fire (idiom); fig. to aggravate a situation/to enrage people ...
        shàngxiàn, upper bound
        
        gèngshàngyīcénglóu, [更上一層樓], to take it up a notch/to bring it up a level
        shàngmǎ, [上馬], to get on a horse/to mount
        shàngxīn, carefully/meticulously/to set one's heart on sth
        bǎnshàngdìngdīng, [板上釘釘], that clinches it/that's final/no two ways about it
        
        shànggǎng, [上崗], to take up one's post/to be given a job
        
        zhànshàngfēng, [佔上風], to take the lead/to gain the upper hand
        
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        shàngfú, to float up
        
        bùxiāngshàngxià, equally matched/about the same
        
        jǐnshàngtiānhuā, [錦上添花], lit. on brocade, add flowers (idiom); to decorate sth already perfect/gilding th...
        
        shàngjìn, [上進], to make progress/to do better/fig. ambitious to improve oneself/to move forwards
        shàngsè/shàngshǎi, top-quality/top-grade, to color (a picture etc)/to dye (fabric etc)/to stain (fu...
        
        shàngyuè, last month
        
        shàngxiàbān, to start and finish work
        
        Shàngyě, Ueno, Tokyo
        fùshàng, attached/included herewith
        wúshàng, [無上], supreme
        lùshàng, [陸上], land based/on land
        
        shàngxíng, (of trains) up (i.e. towards the capital)/(of river boats) to go against the cur...
        shànghuí, last time/the previous time
        shàngbānzú, office workers (as social group)
        shàngzhuāng, [上裝], upper garment
        zhēngzhēngrìshàng, becoming more prosperous with each passing day
        shàngbèizi, [上輩子], one's ancestors/past generations/a former incarnation
        dǐngtóushàngsi, [頂頭上司], one's immediate superior
        
        shàngkǒu, to be able to read aloud fluently/to be suitable (easy enough) for reading aloud
        tánbushàng, [談不上], to be out of the question
        shàngpō, uphill/upslope/to move upwards/to climb a slope
        
        
        zhǐshàngtánbīng, [紙上談兵], lit. military tactics on paper (idiom)/fig. theoretical discussion that is worse...
        
        shàngbù, upper section
        
        shàngchéng, first-class/best quality/also pr. [shàng shèng]
        shàngjiǎo, [上繳], to transfer (income, profits etc) to higher authorities
        lǎnglǎngshàngkǒu, to flow right off the tongue (of lyrics or poetry)/to recite with ease/catchy (o...
        shàngxiàwén, (textual) context
        shàngzhī, upper limb
        
        
        yíngtóugǎnshàng, [迎頭趕上], to try hard to catch up
        shànghuǒ, to get angry/to suffer from excessive internal heat (TCM)
        tàshàng, to set foot on/to step on or into
        shàngyáng, [上揚], to rise (i.e. number increases)/a price rise/to raise
        zhǎngshàngmíngzhū, lit. a pearl in the palm (idiom)/fig. beloved person (esp. daughter)
        shàngjìnxīn, [上進心], motivation/ambition
        shàngtiáo, [上調], to raise (prices)/to adjust upwards
        Shàngyìyuàn, [上議院], Upper Chamber/Upper House/Senate
        
        
        gēnshàng, to catch up with/to keep pace with
        
        shànggōng, to go to work/to start work
        
        
        
        
        zuǒshàng, upper left
        hòuláijūshàng, [後來居上], lit. late-comer lives above (idiom); the up-and-coming youngster outstrips the o...
        
        shàngwén, preceding part of the text
        
        
        fǔshàng, (polite) your home/residence
        
        shànghé, [上頜], maxilla (upper jaw)
        shàngwèi, top seat/person occupying leading position
        
        fànshàng, to offend one's superiors
        
        
        
        shàngfáng, see 正房[zhèng fáng]
        
        zōngshàngsuǒshù, [綜上所述], to summarize/a round-up/in summary ...
        
        jǔguóshàngxià, [舉國上下], the entire nation/the whole country, from the leadership to the rank and file
        
        
        shuǐshàngfēijī, [水上飛機], seaplane
        
        
        fúyáozhíshàng, [扶搖直上], to skyrocket/to get quick promotion in one's career
        huǒshàngjiāyóu, to add oil to the fire (idiom); fig. to aggravate a situation/to enrage people a...
        zǒumǎshàngrèn, [走馬上任], to ride to take up an official appointment (idiom); to take on a job with alacri...
        
        
        
        
        shàngjiā, preceding player (in a game)
        
        shàngfén, [上墳], to sweep the tombs (of one's ancestors)/the Qingming festival
        
        
        
        
        
        shàngshū, [上書], to write a letter (to the authorities)/to present a petition
        shàngpōlù, uphill road/slope up/fig. upward trend/progress
        shuōbushàng, [說不上], to be unable to say or tell/to not be worth mentioning
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        xíngérshàngxué, [形而上學], metaphysics
        
        
        zìshàngérxià, top-down
        shènxiāochénshàng, [甚囂塵上], clamor raises the dust (idiom); a tremendous clamor/to raise a tremendous stink
        
        yīyōngérshàng, [一擁而上], to swarm around/flocking (to see)
        
        
        shèngshàng, [聖上], courtier's or minister's form of address for the current Emperor
        
        shàngděngbīng, private first class (army rank)
        shàngliángbùzhèngxiàliángwāi, lit. If the upper beam is not straight, the lower beam will be crooked (idiom); ...
        
        qīngyúnzhíshàng, [青雲直上], rising straight up in a clear sky (idiom); rapid promotion to a high post/meteor...
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        Shànggāo, Shanggao county in Yichun 宜春, Jiangxi
        
        
        
        yuèránzhǐshàng, [躍然紙上], to appear vividly on paper (idiom); to show forth vividly (in writing, painting ...
        
        
        
        xīnguānshàngrènsānbǎhuǒ, the new boss cracks the whip three times/a new broom sweeps clean/fig. vigorous ...
        
        
        chìbóshàngzhèn, [赤膊上陣], lit. to go into battle bare-breasted (idiom)/fig. to go all out/to come out in t...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        shàngcéngjiànzhù, [上層建築], superstructure
        
        bīshàngliángshān, driven to join the Liangshan Mountain rebels/to drive to revolt/to force sb to d...
        
        
        
        shàngshǒu, seat of honor/first place
        
        shàngzuò, seat of honor
        
        
        Shàngshuǐ, Sheung Shui (area in Hong Kong)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        shǎngshēng, [上聲], falling and rising tone/third tone in modern Mandarin
        shànggǔ, the distant past/ancient times/antiquity/early historical times
        shànggòng, to make offerings (to gods or ancestors)/to offer gifts to superiors in order to...
        
        
        
        
        
        shàngxián, to wind/to tighten/crescent moon/first quarter or waxing moon
        tóngshàng, as above/ditto/idem
        shàngbànnián, first half (of a year)
        zìxiàérshàng, bottom-up
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        shàngbànyè, [上半葉], the first half (of a period)
        
        
        
        
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        Shàngguān/shàngguān, two-character surname Shangguan, high-ranking official/superior
        
        
        
        shàngdài, previous generation
        
        fànbushàng, see 犯不著|犯不着[fàn bu zháo]
        
        shàngkuǎn, addressee/name of recipient on painting or scroll
        
        
        shàngxún, first third of a month
        Shànglín, Shanglin county in Nanning 南寧|南宁[Nán níng], Guangxi
        Shàngháng, Shanghang county level city in Longyan 龍岩|龙岩, Fujian
        
        
        
        
        
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        Tàishànghuáng, Taishang Huang/Retired Emperor/father of the reigning emperor/fig. puppet master
        
        
        liángshàngjūnzǐ, lit. the gentleman on the roof beam/fig. a thief
        Shàngchéngqū, [上城區], Shangcheng district of Hangzhou city 杭州市[Háng zhōu shì], Zhejiang
        
        

        gǔguài, eccentric/grotesque/oddly/queer
        Gǔ/gǔ, surname Gu, ancient/old/paleo-
        Gǔbā, Cuba
        gǔlǎo, ancient/old/age-old
        gǔdǒng, curio/antique
        gǔdài, ancient times/olden times
        
        gǔdiǎn, classical
        gǔrén, people from ancient times/the ancients/the late (i.e. person who has passed away...
        Měnggǔ, Mongolia
        gǔbǎn, out-moded/old-fashioned/inflexible
        kǎogǔ, archaeology
        kǎogǔxuéjiā, [考古學家], archaeologist
        fùgǔ, [復古], to return to old ways (a Confucian aspiration)/to turn back the clock/neoclassic...
        yuǎngǔ, [遠古], antiquity/ancient times
        
        
        
        
        
        nígǔdīng, nicotine (loanword)
        
        
        gǔwù, antique
        
        
        gǔlǔ, [古魯], guru (loanword)
        gǔmù, old tomb (archaeology)
        gǔkē, (botany) coca (source of cocaine)
        
        gǔjì, [古跡], places of historic interest/historical sites/CL:個|个[gè]
        xīqígǔguài, crazy/bizarre/weird/fantastic/strange
        kǎogǔxué, [考古學], archaeology
        Wǎjiādùgǔ, Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso
        
        
        
        gǔtóngsè, [古銅色], bronze color
        
        
        gǔchéng, ancient city
        
        
        gǔwán, antique/curio
        Měnggǔrén, Mongol
        Mínggǔwū, Nagoya, city in Japan
        gèngǔ, [亙古], throughout time/from ancient times (up to the present)
        
        
        
        
        gǔjiù, [古舊], archaic
        
        
        
        Dégǔlā, Dracula, novel by Bram Stoker/Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (1431-1476), nicknam...
        gǔyǔ, [古語], ancient language/old expression
        Àogǔsītǎ, [奧古斯塔], Augusta, capital of Maine
        gǔbǎo, ancient castle
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        zìgǔ, (since) ancient times/(from) time immemorial
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        gǔshēngwùxuéjiā, [古生物學家], palaeontologist/paleobiologist
        
        
        gǔLuómǎ, [古羅馬], ancient Rome
        gǔshū, [古書], ancient book/old book
        gǔwén, old language/the Classics/classical Chinese as a literary model, esp. in Tang an...
        gǔshí, [古時], antiquity
        
        zìgǔyǐlái, [自古以來], since ancient times
        
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        zhūgǔlì, chocolate (loanword)/CL:塊|块[kuài]
        gǔwǎngjīnlái, [古往今來], since ancient times/since times immemorial
        gǔshíhou, [古時候], in ancient times/in olden days
        
        zuògǔ, to die/to pass away
        
        qiāngǔ, for all eternity/throughout all ages
        Gǔlánjīng, [古蘭經], Koran (Islamic scripture)/Quran
        ZhōngGǔ/zhōnggǔ, Sino-Cuban/China-Cuba, medieval/Middle Ages/Chinese middle antiquity, 3rd to 9th...
        
        gǔlāgé, gulag
        
        
        
        
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        Pángǔ, [盤古], Pangu (creator of the universe in Chinese mythology)
        
        gǔpǔ, [古樸], simple and unadorned (of art, architecture etc)
        
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        gǔdào, ancient road/precepts of the antiquity
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        Měnggǔzú, Mongol ethnic group of north China and Inner Mongolia
        
        
        
        
        
        gǔjí, antiquarian book
        
        
        gǔdiǎnwénxué, [古典文學], classical literature
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        gǔlǐgǔguài, quaint/odd and picturesque/weird and wonderful
        
        
        shígǔbùhuà, to swallow ancient learning without digesting it (idiom)/to be pedantic without ...
        gǔsègǔxiāng, interesting and appealing (of old locations, objects etc)
        míngshènggǔjì, [名勝古跡], historical sites and scenic spots
        
        
        gǔshēngwù, paleo-organism
        
        gǔjīn, then and now/ancient and modern
        
        Gǔgēnhǎimǔ, Guggenheim (name)
        
        yīshīzúchéngqiāngǔhèn, lit. one wrong step causes thousand hatred (idiom)/A single slip may cause lasti...
        
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        gǔzhuāng, [古裝], ancient costume/period costume (in movies etc)
        
        
        gǔfāng, ancient prescription
        
        
        
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        gǔshēngwùxué, [古生物學], palaeontology
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        ShèngÀogǔsīdīng, [聖奧古斯丁], St Augustine/Aurelius Augustinus (354-430), theologian and Christian philosopher...
        
        
        
        gǔchà, [古剎], old Buddhist temple
        
        
        
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        Gǔtián, Gutian county in Ningde 寧德|宁德[Níng dé], Fujian
        
        
        
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        gǔshī, [古詩], old verse/classical Chinese poem
        
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        Tōnggǔsī, Tungus
        
        
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        NèiMěnggǔ, [內蒙古], Inner Mongolia/abbr. for 內蒙古自治區|内蒙古自治区[Nèi Měng gǔ Zì zhì qū], Inner Mongolia au...
        
        
        měnggǔbāo, yurt
        
        yīgǔnǎor, [一古腦兒], variant of 一股腦兒|一股脑儿[yī gǔ nǎo r]
        
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        Gǔjílātèbāng, Gujarat, state in west India
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