chéng

  1. chéng verb to mount / to climb onto
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 登 or 升 (Guoyu '乘' v 1; Kroll 2015 '乘' 1, p. 48; Mathews 1931 '乘', p. 52)
  2. chéng verb to multiply
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: As in 乘法 multiplication (ABC 'chéng' 乘 v 3; Guoyu '乘' v 6)
  3. shèng measure word measure word for chariots
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '乘' shèng n 1; Mathews 1931 '乘', p. 52)
  4. shèng noun a vehicle / a chariot / a carriage
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: zyingH (ABC 'shèng' 乘 bf; Kroll 2015 '乘 shèng' 1, p. 48; GHDC '乘' shèng 1)
  5. chéng verb to ride
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 搭坐 (ABC 'chéng' 乘 v 1; Guoyu '乘' v 3; Kroll 2015 '乘' 2, p. 48)
  6. chéng verb to make use of / to take advantage of / to comply with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 趁 (ABC 'chéng' 乘 v 2; Guoyu '乘' v 4; Kroll 2015 '乘' 3, p. 48)
  7. chéng verb to prevail
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 乘 has the same meaning as 战胜 (Kroll 2015 '乘' 4, p. 48; GHDC 2007 '乘' 7).
  8. chéng verb to pursue
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 乘 has the same meaning as 追逐 (GHDC 2007 '乘' 6; Guoyu '乘' v 5; Kroll 2015 '乘' 5, p. 48)
  9. chéng verb to calculate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 乘 has the same meaning as 计算 (Kroll 2015 '乘' 6, p. 48; GHDC 2007 '乘' 9).
  10. shèng noun yāna / a vehicle / a school of teaching
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: yāna, Japanese: jō; 乘 is a teaching or vehicle for arriving at knowledge, such as the 大乘 mahāyāna 'great vehicle.' (BL 'yāna'; Guoyu '乘' shèng n 3; Kroll 2015 '乘 shèng' 2, p. 48; Mathews 1931 '乘', p. 52; MW 'yāna')
  11. chéng noun a four horse team
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '乘', p. 52)
  12. chéng noun to drive / to control
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 驾驭 (Guoyu '乘' v 2)
  13. chéng proper noun Cheng
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '乘' n 2)
  14. shèng noun historical records
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example 史乘 Book of History (Guoyu '乘' shèng n 2; Mathews 1931 '乘', p. 52)

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