Meaning of 巻上 in Japanese

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Definition of 巻上

  1. (n) roll (e.g. of cloth)
  2. winding
  3. volume (of book)
  1. (n, adj-no, n-adv, n-suf) above; up; over; elder (e.g. daughter)

    お席の上の棚の中に入っております。
    It's in the overhead compartment.

  2. top; summit

    あなたには禍の前兆である壁上の書きものが読めるかもしれないが、私にはちんぷんかんぷんだ。
    You may be able to read the handwriting on the wall, but it is Greek to me.

  3. surface; on

    机の上にペンが何本ありますか。
    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

    寒かったうえに、風が強かった。
    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)
  1. (n, pref) upper; upward; outer; surface; top
かみ(kami)

上 Kanji Details

  1. (n) upper reaches (of a river); upper stream
  2. top; upper part; upper half (of the body)
  3. long ago
  4. beginning; first
  5. person of high rank (e.g. the emperor) →Related words: 御上
  6. government; imperial court
  7. imperial capital (i.e. Kyoto); capital region (i.e. Kansai); region (or direction of) the imperial palace →Related words: 上方
  8. head (of a table)
  9. wife; mistress (of a restaurant)
  1. (n-suf) from the standpoint of; as a matter of (e.g. fact); in the field of; being of the type of
  2. aboard (a ship or vehicle); on top of; on; above
  3. (n) first volume (e.g. book) →Related words:
  4. (n, pref) superior quality; best; top; high class
  5. going up
  6. governmental; imperial
  7. presenting; showing
  8. (pref) ana- (medical, biol.)
  1. (n, ctr) volume (of book); reel (of film)

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