Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

上段

Kana Reading
じょうだん
Romaji
jōdan
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    upper tier; upper section; upper deck; upper row; upper step; upper grade; upper berth; top shelf
    Example sentence
    直径23m()及び18m()、高さ5mの円墳である It is a two level style round burial mound, 23m diameter (lower level), 18m (higher).
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    place of honor; place of honour
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    dais; raised part of floor
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    overhead position (of a sword in kendo, etc.)

Examples of 上段, じょうだん in a sentence


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