尚 - Dong Chinese dictionary

shàng

esteem

Original meaning: 

high place

Components
冂 sound,iconic component

  Sound Iconic component

jiōng

  

wide

Depicts a large room.

◎ unknown component

  Unknown component

  

characterless component

These strokes may have originally been added for aesthetic reasons.

Evolution

尚 Bronze script Mid Western Zhou (~900 BC)

Bronze script

Mid Western Zhou (~900 BC)
尚 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
尚 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
尚 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

shàng

still, yet; even; fairly, rather; still; yet; to value; to esteem

 

Shàng

surname Shang

Most common words with 尚
Freq.
Word
Meaning

时尚

fashion

still

尚未

not yet

高尚

noble

和尚

Buddhist monk

Component uses

Sound component in 24 characters

Remnant component in 1 character

Simplified component in 1 character