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Noun (futsuumeishi)
upper half of body, bustbuste, torseOberkörper, obere Körperhälfte, Brustbild

ON: ジョウ, ショウ, シャンKUN: うえ, のぼ.す, のぼ.せる, のぼ.り, のぼ.る, -あ.がり, あ.がり, -あ.がる, あ.がる, -あ.げる, あ.げる, かみ, うわ-, -うえ, よ.す
above, up

ON: ハンKUN: なか.ば
half, middle, odd number, semi-, part-

ON: シンKUN:
somebody, person, one's station in life

Example sentences
その少年は上半身裸であった。Parts: 其の (その), 少年 (しょうねん), 上半身 (じょうはんしん), (はだか), であるThe boy was naked to the waist.
Le garçon était torse nu.
The boy was shirtless.

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