上水

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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
water; river
simp. and trad.
(上水)
anagram 水上

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Verb[edit]

上水

  1. to add water (to a kettle, field, etc.)
  2. to sail against the current
  3. to feed water to a steam engine or radiator (of a car, ship, etc.)
  4. to sprinkle water on vegetables or fruit
  5. (Cantonese) to come out of the water
  6. (Min Nan) to unload a ship
  7. (Hakka) to be submerged in floodwater

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

上水

  1. upstream; upper reaches of a river

Pronunciation 3[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

上水

  1. Sheung Shui (an area in Hong Kong)

Pronunciation 4[edit]


Noun[edit]

上水

  1. (Southwestern Mandarin, dialectal Cantonese, Hakka) haslet

Pronunciation 5[edit]


Verb[edit]

上水

  1. (Min) to draw water from a well

Noun[edit]

上水

  1. (Min Nan) edema; dropsy
Synonyms[edit]