Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 升



ascend, to raise, metric liter




Two hands where the left hand is holding a bottle with one liter. [hands = twice this hand with the fingers towards the top; simplified & combined]


Two hands when ascending.


bent stroke(emphasis, accent)
two hands(twice this hand (with the fingers towards the top) side by side & simplified.)
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上升 shàng shēng to rise; to go up; to ascend
冉冉上升 rǎn rǎn shàng shēng ascend slowly
金乌西坠,玉兔东升 jīn wū xī zhuì , yù tù dōng shēng lit. the golden bird of the sun sets in the west, the jade hare of the moon rises in the east; fig. at sunset
爬升 pá shēng to climb (of a plane); to gain height
毫升 háo shēng milliliter
升降机 shēng jiàng jī aerial work platform (e.g. cherry picker or scissor lift); lift; elevator
升降 shēng jiàng rising and lowering
提升 tí shēng to promote; to upgrade
升高 shēng gāo to raise; to ascend
升汞 shēng gǒng mercuric chloride (HgCl)

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