じょ

noun

  1. top brass, upper echelon, higher-ups, top management, upper reaches, top of the pile.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
じょ
上層部 じょうそうぶ

Contained Kanji Breakdown

above, up
ジョウ あ.げる うえ (1st, N5)
divining, fortune-telling, divination or katakana to radical (no. 25)
ボク うらない うらな.う (Kentei Pre-1)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
stratum, social class, layer
ソウ (6th, N2)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
formerly, once, before
ソ ソウ かつ (11th)
to divide
rice field, rice paddy
た デン たん (1st, N4)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)
section, bureau, dept
ブ ふ -べ (3rd, N3)
to spit out
トウ つばをはいていな.む
stand up, rise, set up
た.つ リツ たち (1st, N4)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
grass, straw, herbs
to divide
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
mouth
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)