Meaning of うえ in Japanese

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Definition of うえ

  1. (n) hunger; starvation

    Thousands of people died of hunger.

  1. (n, adj-no, n-adv, n-suf) above; up; over; elder (e.g. daughter)

    It's in the overhead compartment.

  2. top; summit

    You may be able to read the handwriting on the wall, but it is Greek to me.

  3. surface; on

    Are there any pens on the desk?

  4. before; previous
  5. superiority; one's superior (i.e. one's elder)
  6. on top of that; besides; what's more

    It was cold, and, in addition, it was windy.

  7. upon (further inspection, etc.); based on (and occurring after)
  8. matters concerning...; as concerns ...
  9. since (i.e. "for that reason")
  10. (n-suf) suffix indicating higher social standing →Related words: 父上
  11. place of one's superior (i.e. the throne)
  12. emperor; sovereign; shogun; daimyo
  13. noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)

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