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 交际
    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 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD 1 '成' 10; Guoyu '成' n 4)

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  • 成篇 forming a complete chapter or essay ; a full chapter
  • 佳偶天成 a dream marriage made in heaven
  • 嘉偶天成 a dream marriage made in heaven
  • 造成 to create / to cause
  • 成章 to bring to a successful conclusion ; for a piece of music to finish ; to form a coherent composition
  • 变成(變成) to change into
  • 成果 result / achievement
  • 成就 accomplishment / success / achievement ; to succeed / to help someone succeed / to achieve ; to attained / to obtain ; to bring to perfection / complete ; attainment / accomplishment / siddhi
  • 成语(成語) idiom
  • 成为(成為) to become / to turn into
  • 形成 to form / to take shape
  • 成约(成約) to reach an agreement
  • 成绩(成績) achievement / performance records / grades
  • 成功 success ; to succeed ; to acknowledge / to promise
  • 告成 to declare completion
  • 成效 effect / result
  • 构成(構成) to constitute / to form / to compose
  • 成员(成員) member
  • 成童 a youth over about eight years of age
  • 成本 business costs
  • 集成 integrated
  • 完成 to complete / to accomplish ; to complete on schedule ; to aid / to save ; to consummate a marriage
  • 成竹在胸 imagine a complete image of bamboo [before drawing it]
  • 成立 to establish / to set up ; to succeed ; to establish an idea as correct ; to grow up to be self-supporting
  • 落成 to be completed / to complete a construction project
  • 生成 to produce / to generate ; to develop naturally
  • 成长(成長) to mature / to grow up ; to develop / to grow
  • 成交 to complete a contract / to reach a deal
  • 组成(組成) to constitute / to make up / to form
  • 成人 adult ; someone with merit and ability ; to become someone worthy of respect ; to become an adult
  • 成熟 ripe ; to become skilled / experienced ; mature [psychologically]
  • 达成(達成) to reach / to accomplish
  • 革凡成圣(革凡成聖) to eliminate worldly thoughs and become holy
  • 成诵(成誦) to recite from memory
  • 成议(成議) to make an agreement / to agree upon a plan
  • 众志成城(眾志成城) the [unified] will of many people is an fortress
  • 卓有成效 highly effective / fruitful
  • 制成(製成) to manufacture / to make
  • 成分 ingredient / element ; degree / possibility
  • 分成 to divide / to break into parts
  • 成事不说(成事不說) it is not useful to discuss things of the past
  • 成名 to earn a good reputation ; to name / to give a name ; reputation ; to make one's name / to become famous
  • 赞成(贊成) to approve / to endorse ; to assist
  • 合成 to compose / to constitute ; compound / synthesis / mixture / synthetic ; to synthesize from simple constituents
  • 成片 covering a wide area ; to join together
  • 成组(成組) to form a group
  • 成千上万(成千上萬) untold numbers / innumerable
  • 成天 all day long / all the time
  • 速成 to take a crash course / to take an intensive course
  • 成品 finished goods / a finished product

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