上帝

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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
emperor
simp. and trad.
(上帝)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/1
Initial () (25) (5)
Final () (105) (39)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡ʑɨɐŋH/ /teiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/d͡ʑiɐŋH/ /teiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʑiɑŋH/ /tɛiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/d͡ʑɨaŋH/ /tɛjH/
Li
Rong
/ʑiaŋH/ /teiH/
Wang
Li
/ʑĭaŋH/ /tieiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʑi̯aŋH/ /tieiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shàng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 3/3 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shàng
Middle
Chinese
‹ dzyangH › ‹ tejH ›
Old
Chinese
/*daŋʔ-s/ /*tˁek-s/
English top, above (n.) God

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/1
No. 11103 2313
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*djaŋs/ /*teːɡs/
Notes

Proper noun[edit]

上帝

  1. God
    上帝保佑女王  ―  Shàngdì bǎoyòu Nǚwáng  ―  God Bless the Queen
    榮耀歸於上帝 / 荣耀归于上帝  ―  róngyào guīyú Shàngdì  ―  Glory to God alone
  2. (Chinese mythology, Chinese folk religion) Shangdi (sky deity in Chinese traditional religions)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (God): (shén), (Catholic) 天主 (Tiānzhǔ)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (上帝):

Noun[edit]

上帝

  1. (obsolete) monarch
  2. (slang) customer; consumer

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょう
Grade: 1
てい
Grade: S
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

上帝 (hiragana じょうてい, rōmaji jōtei)

  1. lord, god

Proper noun[edit]

上帝 (hiragana じょうてい, rōmaji Jōtei)

  1. God, the Creator

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

上帝 (Sangje) (hangeul 상제)

  1. Hán tự form of 상제 (God).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Proper noun[edit]

上帝

  1. Hán tự form of Thượng Đế (God).