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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)
  2. chéng measure word one tenth
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
  3. chéng verb to become / to turn into
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: For example, 把猫说成虎 'to describe a cat [to become] as a tiger' [to exaggerate] (Suyu, p. 15)
  4. chéng verb to grow up / to ripen / to mature
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
  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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
  9. chéng adjective whole / entire
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
  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
  12. chéng verb to win
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《奔喪》 Rules on Hurrying to the Mourning Rites 39
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 32
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 32
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 22
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 21
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魏世家》 House of Wei 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 17

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
成声 成聲 五日彈琴而不成聲 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 3
子成 子成 棘子成曰 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
博學 9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 10
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 13
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 19
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 15
無形 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋丘》 Explanation of Hills in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋山》 Explanation of Mountains in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
聰明 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 6
功用 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
王家 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1