chéng

  1. chéng verb to finish / to complete / to accomplish / to succeed
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD 2 '成'; XHZD '成' 9)
  3. chéng verb to become / to turn into
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    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
    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
  6. chéng verb to make peace / to reconcile
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
  7. chéng verb to get married
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家
  8. chéng adjective set / established
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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
    Notes: (CCD 1 '成' 7; XHZD '成' 7)
  10. chéng adjective pure
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
  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
  13. chéng noun a result / a harvest / an achievement
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 成果 or 成就 (CCD 1 '成' 4; XHZD '成' 4)
  14. chéng adjective capable / able
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD 1 '成' 9; XHZD '成' 6)
  15. chéng verb to help somebody achieve something
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 成全 (CCD 1 '成' 2)
  16. chéng proper noun Cheng
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD 1 '成' 10)

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