Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

chéng

  1. chéng verb to bear / to carry / to hold
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '承' 1)
  2. chéng verb to succeed / to continue
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 承 has the same meaning as 继承 (Kroll '承' 3; NCCED '承' 5; Unihan '承').
  3. chéng verb to accept / to receive / to suffer
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '承' 1; NCCED '承' 6; Unihan '承')
  4. chéng verb to flatter / to honor
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 承 has the same meaning as 奉承.
  5. chéng verb to undertake / to assume
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 承 has the same meaning as 承担 (NCCED '承' 3).
  6. chéng verb to act on orders / to perform / to carry out
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 承 has the same meaning as 秉承.
  7. chéng verb to confess
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 承 has the same meaning as 招认. For example, 承招 (to confess to a crime).
  8. chéng verb to attend / to assist / to aid
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: As a variant of 丞 or with the same meaning as 侍奉 (Kroll '承' 7).
  9. chéng verb to acknowledge / to assent to / to acquiesce
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '承' 2)
  10. chéng verb to obstruct
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '承' 4)
  11. chéng verb to hear it said that
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '承' 5)
  12. chéng adverb previously
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '承' 6)
  13. chéng noun bearer
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A part to take load (NCCED '承' 2)
  14. chéng verb to be indebted to
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '承' 4)

Contained in

坦承承担承认承蒙承诺承受承载承包承包商继承继承权继承人承当承袭承办相承承接承德奉承传承秉承吴承恩承重承继承习聶承远承迁两部大法相承师资付法记承先启后承前启后承顺承欢承租信守承诺一脉相承禀承承建承载力承转继承衣钵应承奉承讨好承平承望承揽承天寺塔承乏承运承头承付承籍

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 18
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句下》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong II 7
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《三王世家》 House of the Three Kings 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 3
The Classic of Tea 《茶經》 卷上:一之源、二之具、三之造 First Scroll: 1. Origin, 2. Tools, 3. Making 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 3

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
承祖 承祖 朕承祖考 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《三王世家》 House of the Three Kings 4
承天 承天 以承天休 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 湯誥 Shang Shu - Announcement of Tang 4
承事 承事 皆可以承事王者也 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧簡兮 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Jian Xi 4
承閒 承閒 承閒白言太后有女在長陵也 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives 3
承听 承聽 而民莫不承聽 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 3
承王 承王 胤后承王命徂征 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 胤征 Xia Shu - Punitive Expedition of Yin 3
灵承 靈承 丕靈承帝事 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 多士 Zhou Shu - Numerous Officers 3
丕承 丕承 肆嗣王丕承基緒 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 太甲上 Shang Shu - Tai Jia I 3
后承 後承 胤后承王命徂征 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 胤征 Xia Shu - Punitive Expedition of Yin 3
承厥 承厥 予小子其承厥志 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 武成 Zhou Shu - Successful Completion of the War 2