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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)

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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

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
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 19
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 8
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
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《三王世家》 House of the Three Kings 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 5
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
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》 《樂書》 Music 4
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 3

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
承弣 承弣 左手承弣 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 2
承天 承天 先王以承天之道 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention 2
承贺 承賀 士於大夫不承賀 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
使 12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
13. 《子路》 Zi Lu in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
左手 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
至於 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
先王 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
大夫 《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
不足 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《外物》 What comes from Without in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
春秋 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
太尉 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《𠬞部》 Gǒng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《卷七‧木部》 Scroll 7, Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《月部》 Yuè Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《鼎部》 Dǐng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 4
先聖 《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
實相 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 19
上文 《學而第一》 Commentary on Xue Er I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1