Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

chéng

  1. chéng verb to finish / to complete / to accomplish / to succeed
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: For example, 君子去仁,惡乎成名? 'If a superior man [junzi] abandon virtue, how can he fulfill the requirements of that name?' (Lunyu 4:5, trans. by Legge 1861; CCD 1 '成' 1; Guoyu '成' chéng v 1; Unihan '成'; XHZD '成' 1)
  2. chéng measure word one tenth
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD 2 '成'; XHZD '成' 9)
  3. chéng verb to become / to turn into
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of 成为; for example, 把猫说成虎 'to describe a cat [to become] as a tiger' [to exaggerate] (CCD 1 '成' 3; Suyu, p. 15; XHZD '成' 3)
  4. chéng verb to grow up / to ripen / to mature
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of 生长 (CCD 1 '成' 5; XHZD '成' 2)
  5. chéng verb to set up / to establish
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
  6. chéng verb to make peace / to reconcile
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
  7. chéng verb to get married
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家
  8. chéng adjective set / established
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD 1 '成' 6; XHZD '成' 8)
  9. chéng adjective to reache a certain degree / to amount to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: (CCD 1 '成' 7; XHZD '成' 7)
  10. chéng adjective pure
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
  11. chéng adverb alright / OK
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: In spoken Chinese, in the sense of 可以 or 行 (CCD 1 '成' 8; XHZD '成' 5)
  12. chéng verb to win
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
  13. chéng noun a result / a harvest / an achievement
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 成果 or 成就 (CCD 1 '成' 4; XHZD '成' 4)
  14. chéng adjective capable / able
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD 1 '成' 9; XHZD '成' 6)
  15. chéng verb to help somebody achieve something
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 成全 (CCD 1 '成' 2)
  16. chéng proper noun Cheng
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD 1 '成' 10)

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 69
Daode Jing 《道德經》 With commentary by 王弼 Wang Bi 69
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 68
Guoyu 《國語》 周語下 Discourses of Zhou III 53
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十七下 外戚傳 Volume 97a: The Empresses and Imperial Affines 2 49
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 47
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十四 志第八十七 樂九 Volume 134 Treatises 87: Music 9 47
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 44
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十一 律曆志 Volume 21: Treatise on Rhythm and the Calendar 43
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《奔喪》 Rules on Hurrying to the Mourning Rites 39

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
求成 求成 而求成焉 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 7
成季 成季 成季使以君命命僖叔待于鍼巫氏 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 7
成命 成命 昊天有成命 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 周頌‧清廟之什‧昊天有成命 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Qing Miao - Hao Tian You Cheng Ming 6
成厥 成厥 禹成厥功 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 大禹謨 Yu Shu - Counsels of the Great Yu 4
先王成 先王成 允協于先王成德 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 說命中(僞) Shang Shu - Charge to Yue II (forged) 3
成子 成子 成子得政 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 3
厥成 厥成 虞芮質厥成 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧文王之什‧緜 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Wen Wang - Mian 3
大成 大成 展也大成 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧南有嘉魚之什‧車攻 Minor odes of the kingdom - Nan You Jia Yu Zhi Shen - Che Gong 3
告成 告成 告成于王 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧江漢 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Jiang Han 3
成德 成德 伊尹乃明言烈祖之成德 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 伊訓 Shang Shu - Instructions of Yi 3