chéng

  1. chéng verb to finish / to complete / to accomplish / to succeed / to perfect
    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' v 1; Kroll 2015 '成' 1, p. 48; Mathews 1931 '成', p. 48; Unihan '成'; XHZD '成' 1)
  2. chéng measure word one tenth
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD 2 '成'; Guoyu '成' n 1; 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; Guoyu '成' v 2; 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; Guoyu '成' v 4; XHZD '成' 2)
  5. chéng verb to set up / to establish / to develop / to form
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '成' 3, p. 48)
  6. chéng noun a full measure of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '成' n 3; Kroll 2015 '成' 1b, p. 48)
  7. chéng verb whole
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 完整 (Guoyu '成' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '成' 2, p. 48; Mathews 1931 '成', p. 49)
  8. chéng adjective set / established
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD 1 '成' 6; Guoyu '成' adj 2; XHZD '成' 8)
  9. chéng adjective to reache a certain degree / to amount to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 达到 (CCD 1 '成' 7; Guoyu '成' v 3; Kroll 2015 '成' 5, p. 48; XHZD '成' 7)
  10. chéng adjective to reconcile
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '成' 4, p. 48)
  11. chéng adverb alright / OK
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction
    Notes: In spoken Chinese, in the sense of 可以 or 行 (CCD 1 '成' 8; Guoyu '成' v 5; XHZD '成' 5)
  12. chéng measure word an area of ten square miles
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '成' n 2; Kroll 2015 '成' 6, p. 49)
  13. chéng verb to resmble / to be similar to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '成' 7, p. 49)
  14. chéng adjective composed of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 成分 ingredient (Guoyu '成' adj 3)
  15. 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)
  16. chéng adjective capable / able / accomplished
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD 1 '成' 9; Kroll 2015 '成' 1c, p. 48; XHZD '成' 6)
  17. chéng verb to help somebody achieve something
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 成全 (CCD 1 '成' 2)
  18. chéng proper noun Cheng
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD 1 '成' 10; Guoyu '成' n 4)

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