上書

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See also: 上书

Chinese[edit]

 
up; on; on top; upon; first; previous or last; upper; higher; above; previous; to climb; to go into; to go up
book; letter
trad. (上書)
simp. (上书)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

上書

  1. to submit a document to one's superior or higher authorities; to present a petition
  2. (archaic) to memorialize the emperor
  3. (archaic) to teach a new lesson

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょう
Grade: 1
しょ
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

上書 (hiragana じょうしょ, rōmaji jōsho)

  1. memorial to the throne

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
うわ
Grade: 1
か(き) > が(き)
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Noun[edit]

上書 (hiragana うわがき, rōmaji uwagaki, historical hiragana うはがき)

  1. Alternative spelling of 上書き: superscription; overwrite