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English Reference for ue (うえ)

Kanji
Kana
うえ
ue
Definitions
  1. noun no-adjective adverbial noun noun (suffix) above, up, over, elder (e.g. daughter)
  2. top, summit
  3. surface, on
  4. before, previous
  5. superiority, one's superior (i.e. one's elder)
  6. on top of that, besides, what's more
  7. upon (further inspection, etc.), based on (and occurring after)
  8. matters concerning..., as concerns ...
  9. since (i.e. "for that reason")
  10. noun (suffix) honorific language suffix indicating higher social standing
  11. archaism place of one's superior (i.e. the throne)
  12. archaism emperor, sovereign, shogun, daimyo
  13. archaism noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)
Example sentences
Our school stands on the hill
The calculator on the table is mine
A dog jumped onto the chair and lay motionless for five minutes
Get yourself astride the balance beam
The kite went upward
There was a broken cup on the table
There is a pen on the desk
The lake was frozen, so we walked across the ice
There is a dictionary on the desk
She flung her coat on the chair and stormed into the room
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