尝 (嘗) cháng

  1. cháng verb to taste
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 滋味 (Guoyu '嘗' v 1; Kroll 2015 '嘗' 1, p. 41; Mathews 1931 '嘗', p. 26; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 119)
  2. cháng verb to attempt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 试探 (Guoyu '嘗' v 2; Kroll 2015 '嘗' 1a, p. 41)
  3. cháng verb to experience
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 经历 (Guoyu '嘗' v 3; Kroll 2015 '嘗' 1b, p. 41; Mathews 1931 '嘗', p. 26)
  4. cháng adverb already / formerly / already / ever / once
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 嘗 is placed before a verb to indicate past tense in Literary Chinese (Guoyu '嘗' adv; Kroll 2015 '嘗' 2, p. 41; Mathews 1931 '嘗', p. 26; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 119). For example, 吾嘗聞之矣。'I have heard these points' (Mengzi: 5.2/25/16, translation by Legge)
  5. cháng noun a ritual offering in the fall
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '嘗' n 1; Mathews 1931 '嘗', p. 26)
  6. cháng proper noun Chang
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '嘗' n 2)

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