上海

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 2

Proper noun[edit]

上海 (katakana シャンハイ, romaji Shanhai)

  1. Shanghai

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From  ("up, above") +  ("sea").

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shànghǎi
Zhuyin ㄕㄤˋ ㄏㄞˇ
IPA (key) /ʂɑŋ⁵¹ xaɪ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Proper noun[edit]

上海 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Shànghǎi)

  1. Shanghai, a provincial-level city in eastern China
  2. the provincial-level territory administered by the Shanghai municipal government

Synonyms[edit]