Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

chéng shèng

  1. chéng verb to mount / to climb onto
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll, '乘' 1)
  2. chéng verb to multiply
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (ABC 'chéng' 乘 v 3)
  3. shèng measure word measure word for chariots
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  4. shèng noun a vehicle / a chariot / a carriage
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: zyingH (ABC 'shèng' 乘 bf; Kroll '乘 shèng' 1; GHDC '乘' shèng 1)
  5. chéng verb to ride
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'chéng' 乘 v 1; Kroll '乘' 2)
  6. chéng verb to make use of / to take advantage of
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'chéng' 乘 v 2; Kroll, '乘' 3)
  7. chéng verb to prevail
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 乘 has the same meaning as 战胜 (Kroll, '乘' 4; GHDC 2007 '乘' 7).
  8. chéng verb to pursue
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 乘 has the same meaning as 追逐 (Kroll, '乘' 5; GHDC 2007 '乘' 6).
  9. chéng verb to calculate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 乘 has the same meaning as 计算 (Kroll, '乘' 6; 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'; Kroll '乘 shèng' 2; MW 'yāna')

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 153
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷18 志第13 律曆下 Volume 18 Treatises 13: Measures and the Calendar 3 102
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷10 志第5 禮儀五 Volume 10 Treatises 5: Rites 5 96
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十八 志第八 禮五 Volume 18 Treatises 8: Rituals 5 86
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十四 志第十四: 曆三 Volume 34 Treatises 14: Calendar 3 82
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十五 志第十五 輿服 Volume 25 Treatises 15: Travel and Dress 79
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十一 律曆志 Volume 21: Treatise on Rhythm and the Calendar 66
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十九 志第二十二 律曆二 Volume 69 Treatises 22: Measures and Calendar 2 61
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百五十 志第一百〇三 輿服二 Volume 150 Treatises 103: Carriages and Clothes 2 60
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十五 志第二十八 律曆八 Volume 75 Treatises 28: Measures and Calendar 8 59

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
千乘 千乘 公車千乘 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 魯頌‧駉之什‧閟宮 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Jiong - Bi Gong 13
乘舟 乘舟 二子乘舟 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧二子乘舟 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Er Zi Cheng Zhou 10
子乘 子乘 二子乘舟 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧二子乘舟 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Er Zi Cheng Zhou 7
卒乘 卒乘 具卒乘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 6
骖乘 驂乘 而使職驂乘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 6
三百乘 三百乘 齊侯使公子無虧帥車三百乘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 閔公 Lord Min 6
乘乘 乘乘 乘乘黃 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄭‧大叔于田 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Da Shu Yu Tian 4
乘轩 乘軒 鶴有乘軒者 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 閔公 Lord Min 4
十乘 十乘 元戎十乘 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧南有嘉魚之什‧六月 Minor odes of the kingdom - Nan You Jia Yu Zhi Shen - Liu Yue 4
超乘 超乘 超乘者三百乘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4