shàng
adj. previous, last (used before nouns to show something happened earlier); higher in position
Other meanings
[shàng]   v. to get on, to get in (a car); to advance; to present (to a higher level); to leave for; to up to (a certain amount)
[shang]   n. (after a noun) on, in, at, above, indicating an aspect; (after a verb, indicating) upward, an amount, a result, begin and continue doing...
[shàng]   v. serve; install; screw, twist; apply; fall (for a ruse)
[shàng]   v. to wind (the clock, watch etc.)
[shàng]   n. high place, higher position; superior, senior; emperor
[shǎng]   char. used in 上声
    one
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
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shàng ge shì jì fā shēng le hěn duō qīn lüè zhàn zhēng .
phr. Last century many wars of aggression took place.
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wǒ shàng ge yuè qù le yí tàng běi jīng
phr. I went to Beijing last month.
shàng yóu
n. head waters, upstream