Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

chéng

  1. chéng verb to bear / to carry / to hold
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '承' 1)
  2. chéng verb to succeed / to continue
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '承' 1; NCCED '承' 6; Unihan '承')
  4. chéng verb to flatter / to honor
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 承 has the same meaning as 奉承.
  5. chéng verb to undertake / to assume
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 承 has the same meaning as 秉承.
  7. chéng verb to confess
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '承' 2)
  10. chéng verb to obstruct
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '承' 4)
  11. chéng verb to hear it said that
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '承' 5)
  12. chéng adverb previously
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '承' 6)
  13. chéng noun bearer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A part to take load (NCCED '承' 2)
  14. chéng verb to be indebted to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百五十 列傳第一百三十八 孫承宗 Volume 250 Biographies 138: Sun Chengzong 95
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百四十二 列傳第九十二: 李寶臣 王武俊 王廷湊 Volume 142 Biographies 92: Li Baochen, Wang Wujun, Wang Tingcou 78
History of Song 《宋史》 卷四百六十六 列傳第二百二十五 宦者一 竇神寶 王仁睿 王繼恩 李神福弟:神祐 劉承規 閻承翰 秦翰 周懷政 張崇貴 張繼能 衛紹欽 石知顒孫:全彬 鄧守恩 Volume 466 Biographies 225: Eunuchs 1 - Dou Shenbao, Wang Renrui, Wang Jien, Li Shenfu and younger brother: Shen You, Liu Chenggui, Yan Chenghan, Qin Han, Zhou Huaizheng, Zhang Chonggui, Zhang Jineng, Wei Shaoqin, Shi Zhiyong and grandson: Quan Bin, Deng Shouen 61
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷一百四十八 列傳第七十三 令狐張康李劉田王牛史 Volume 148 Biographies 73: Linghu, Zhang, Kang, Li, Liu, Tian, Wang, Niu, Shi 57
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百四十四 列傳第三 宗室一 Volume 244 Biographies 3: Imperial Clan 1 54
Old History of the Five Dynasties 《舊五代史》 卷七十二 唐書48: 列傳24 張承業 張居翰 馬紹宏 孟漢瓊 Volume 72 Book of Later Tang 48: Biographies 24 - Zhang Chengye, Zhang Juhan, Ma Shaohong, Meng Hangqiong 47
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三十七 列傳第七 宗室 Volume 37 Biographies 7: Imperial Clan 46
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷七十下    表第十下  宗室世系下 Volume 70b Tables 11: The Imperial Family Genealogy 2 45
History of Jin 《金史》 卷一百〇一 列傳第三十九: 承暉本名福興 抹撚盡忠 僕散端本名七斤 耿端義 李英 孛朮魯德裕 烏古論慶壽 Volume 101 Biographies 39: Cheng Hui former name Fu Xing, Monian Jinzhong, Pu Sanduan former name Qi Jin, Geng Duanyi, Li Ying, Bei Pailudeyu, Wugulunqingshou 45
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百七十 志第一百二十三 職官十 Volume 170 Treatises 123: Offical Posts 10 44

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
承命 承命 敢不承命 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 15
承天 承天 以承天休 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 湯誥 Shang Shu - Announcement of Tang 11
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 6
承筐 承筐 承筐是將 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鹿鳴之什‧鹿鳴 Minor odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Lu Ming - Lu Ming 5
承春 承春 夏之始可以承春 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 4
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 4
可以承 可以承 則可以承先祖共祭祀矣 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧召南‧采蘋 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Shao And The South - Cai Ping 3
承匡 承匡 魯叔仲惠伯會郤成子于承匡之歲也 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3
请承 請承 請承命於亞旅 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 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