Kanji: 上 ue Up
The shorter bar is ABOVE the longer bar.
JLPT N5: 41 / 100 | 3 Strokes
Meaning: up; to raise up
Don't be shocked at the number of pronunciations (actually, there are more!), the best one to remember is ue.
机の上 tsukue no ue - on (the) desk [lit. desk's above]
上手 jou zu - to be good at something [lit upper hand]
年上 toshi ue - older; old (in years)
ue o mite kudasai.
Please look up.