上士

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Chinese[edit]

 
up; on; on top; upon; first; previous or last; upper; higher; above; previous; to climb; to go into; to go up
scholar; warrior; knight
simp. and trad.
(上士)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

上士

  1. first sergeant

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょう
Grade: 1

Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/zyausi/ → /zyoːsi/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

上士 ‎(hiragana じょうし, romaji jōshi, historical hiragana じゃうし)

  1. a person of good upbringing and character
  2. a high ranking samurai

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