Definition of (うえ)

うえ

うえ

ue

noun, no-adjective, adverbial noun, noun (suffix)
1.
above, up, over, elder (e.g. daughter)
noun
2.
top, summit, head (e.g. of a staircase)
3.
surface
noun, no-adjective, adverbial noun
4.
before, previous
noun, no-adjective
5.
superiority, one's superior, one's elder
adverbial noun
6.
on top of that, besides, what's more, not only ... but(following a verb or adjective)
7.
upon (further inspection, etc.), based on (and occurring after)(following a verb or noun)
8.
matters concerning ..., as concerns ...
9.
since (i.e. "for that reason")(as ~上は)
noun (suffix)
10.
honorable, venerable(honorific language)(suffix indicating higher social standing than the speaker)
See also:父上
11.
place of one's superior (e.g. the throne)(archaism)
12.
emperor, sovereign, shogun, daimyo(archaism)
13.
noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)(archaism)
Related Kanji
above, up
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 575 results)

The higher up we went, the colder it became

せき
うえ
上の
たな
なか
はい
入って
It's in the overhead compartment

はこ
うえ
なに
何も
くだ
下さい
Don't put anything on top of the box

うえ
上の
部屋
へん
変な
ものおと
物音
I heard a strange sound coming from the room above

こお
あつ
厚く
うえ
ある
歩けた
The ice was so thick as to walk on

She is pretty, and what is better, very kind

うえ
ある
歩ける
こお
あつ
厚い
The ice is thick enough to walk on

On the way out I said to my waitress, "Be careful, Sue. There's something funny about the glasses you gave me - they're filled in on the top, and there's a hole on the bottom!

My room is just above

うえ
上の
ねこ
わた
私の
とこ
The cat on the tree came down to me

おか
うえ
上の
きょうか
教会
ふる
古い
That church on the hill is very old

Please take the sugar pot down from the upper shelf

たか
高い
やま
うえ
かれ
彼ら
かれ
彼ら
しん
自身
ちい
小さな
まち
つく
作り
へい
平和に
There on the top of a high mountain they built a small town of their own and lived in peace

He was looking upward to the sky

恵子
あた
新しい
たな
うえ
にんぎょ
人形
Keiko bought a new shelf, on which she put her dolls

Take the jam down from the top shelf

I stayed at a hotel on a hill in that town

かのじょ
彼女
たな
うえ
上の
ざっ
雑誌
She reached out for the magazine on the shelf

There is a bridge about one kilometer up this river

地図
うえ
上の
ふと
太い
せん
どう
道路
しめ
示す
The broad lines on the map correspond to roads
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