Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

zēng céng

  1. céng adverb once / already / former / previously
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: In the sense of 已经; 曾 has a similar meaning in Literary Chinese and Modern Chinese in this sense. For example, 帝嚳高辛者,黃帝之曾孫也。 'Emperor Ku, or Gaoxin was Huangdi's great grandson' (Shiji: Five Emperors 8, translation by Allen; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 119; Guoyu '曾' céng adv; Kroll '曾' céng 1; NCCED '曾' céng 1; Unihan '曾')
  2. zēng adjective great-grand
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家
    Notes: For example, 曾祖 'great-grandfather' (Guoyu '曾' zēng adj; Kroll '曾' zēng 4; NCCED '曾' zēng)
  3. zēng proper noun Zeng
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '曾' zēng n)
  4. céng adjective layered / tiered / storied
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 层 (Guoyu '曾' céng adj 1; Kroll '曾' céng 2)
  5. zēng verb to add to / to increase
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 加多; as a variant of 增 (Guoyu '曾' zēng v 1; Kroll '曾' zēng 1)
  6. zēng adverb even more / still more
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 尚且 (Guoyu '曾' zēng adv 2; Kroll '曾' zēng 2)
  7. zēng adverb actually / in fact / after all / unexpectedly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 乃 or 竟然 (Guoyu '曾' zēng adv 1; Kroll '曾' zēng 3)
  8. céng adjective deep
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 深 (Guoyu '曾' céng adj 2)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百一十 列傳第六十九 李迪 王曾 張知白 杜衍 Volume 310 Biographies 69: Li Di, Wang Ceng, Zhang Zhibai, Du Yan 65
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百二十八 列傳第一百十六 魏學曾 李化龍 Volume 228 Biographies 116: Wei Xueceng, Li Hualong 48
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三十三 列傳第三 王祥 鄭沖 何曾 石苞 Volume 33 Biographies 3: Wang Xiang; Zheng Chong; He Zeng; Shi Bao 32
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百七十八 列傳第六十五: 梁曾 劉敏中 王約 王結 宋衜 張伯淳 Volume 178 Biographies 65: Liang Ceng, Liu Minzhong, Wang Yue, Wang Jie, Song Dao, Zhang Bochun 29
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百〇 列傳第七十 王彌 張昌 陳敏 王如 杜曾 杜弢 王機 祖約 蘇峻 孫恩 盧循 譙縱 Volume 100 Biographies 70: Wang Mi; Zhang Chang; Chen Min; Wang Ru; Du Ceng; Du Tao; Wang Ji; Zu Yue; Su Jun; Sun En; Lu Xun; Qiao Zong 27
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十一 趙四 Chapter 21: Zhao IV 22
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷一百一十四 列傳第三十九 崔融曾孫:從 曾孫:能 能從子:慎由 能從子:安潛 能子:彥曾 徐彥伯 蘇味道 豆盧欽望 Volume 114 Biographies 39: Cui Rong and descendent Cong, descendent Neng, Neng's nephew: Shen You, Neng's nephew An Qian, Neng's son: Yan Ceng, Xu Yanbo, Su Weidao, Dou Lu Qin Wang 18
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷三 秦一 Chapter 3: Qin I 17
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷五十八 列傳第二十八 周處 周訪 Volume 58 Biographies 28: Zhou Chu; Zhou Fang 17
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十二 魏一 Chapter 22: Wei I 17