(chēng)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. weigh
  2. to call
  3. be called

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • chēng > cheng1

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
称呼 chēnghu to call/address as/name
称赞 chēngzàn to praise/to acclaim
称号 chēnghào title/term of address
称心如意 chènxīnrúyì find sth. satisfactory
对称 duìchèn symmetry
爱称 ài chēng term of endearment/pet name/diminutive
案称 àn chèng counter scale
鄙称 bǐ chēng derogatory term
贬称 biǎn chēng derogatory term/to refer to disparagingly (as)
辩称 biàn chēng to argue (that)/to allege/to dispute/to plead (e.g. not guilty)
标称 biāo chēng nominal (e.g. nominal value in specification)
标称核武器 biāo chēng hé wǔ qì nominal weapon
别称 bié chēng another name/alternative name
并称 bìng chēng joint name/combined name
不对称 bù duì chèn unsymmetrical/asymmetric
超对称 chāo duì chèn supersymmetry
称多 Chèn duō Chindu county (Tibetan: khri 'du rdzong) in Yushu Tibetan autonomous prefecture 玉樹藏族自治州|玉树藏族自治州[Yù shù Zàng zú zì zhì zhōu], Qinghai
称多县 Chèn duō xiàn Chindu county (Tibetan: khri 'du rdzong) in Yushu Tibetan autonomous prefecture 玉樹藏族自治州|玉树藏族自治州[Yù shù Zàng zú zì zhì zhōu], Qinghai
称钱 chèn qián (coll.) rich/well-heeled
称心 chèn xīn satisfactory/agreeable
称心如意 chèn xīn rú yì after one's heart (idiom)/gratifying and satisfactory/everything one could wish
称意 chèn yì to be satisfactory
称职 chèn zhí well qualified/competent/to be equal to the task/able to do sth very well
称霸 chēng bà lit. to proclaim oneself hegemon/to take a leading role/to build a personal fiefdom
称道 chēng dào to commend/to praise
称得上 chēng de shàng can be counted as
称号 chēng hào name/term of address/title
称呼 chēng hu to call/to address as/appellation
称量 chēng liáng to weigh
称说 chēng shuō to declare/to state/to call/to name
称颂 chēng sòng to praise
称为 chēng wéi called/to call sth (by a name)/to name
称谓 chēng wèi title/appellation/form of address
称谢 chēng xiè to express thanks
称许 chēng xǔ to praise/to commend
称扬 chēng yáng to praise/to compliment
称誉 chēng yù to acclaim/to sing the praises of
称赞 chēng zàn to praise/to acclaim/to commend/to compliment
称之为 chēng zhī wéi to call it.../known as...
称重 chēng zhòng to weigh
称作 chēng zuò to be called/to be known as
称做 chēng zuò to be called/to be known as
代称 dài chēng alternative name/to refer to sth by another name/antonomasia
第三人称 dì sān rén chēng third person (grammar)
对称 duì chèn symmetry/symmetrical
对称空间 duì chèn kōng jiān symmetric space (math.)
对称美 duì chèn měi symmetry (as an aesthetic quality)
对称破缺 duì chèn pò quē symmetry breaking (physics)
对称性 duì chèn xìng symmetry
对称轴 duì chèn zhóu axis of symmetry/central axis (in Chinese architecture)
咄咄称奇 duō duō chēng qí to cluck one's tongue in wonder
泛称 fàn chēng general term
非对称 fēi duì chèn asymmetric
非对称式数据用户线 fēi duì chèn shì shù jù yòng hù xiàn Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line/ADSL
辐射对称 fú shè duì chèn radial symmetry
俯首称臣 fǔ shǒu chēng chén to bow before (idiom)/to capitulate
改称 gǎi chēng to change a name/to rename
公称 gōng chēng nominal
供称 gòng chēng to make a confession (law)
故称 gù chēng ... hence the name (used at the end of a sentence)
官称 guān chēng title/official appellation
号称 hào chēng to be known as/to be nicknamed/to be purportedly/to claim (often exaggeratedly or falsely)
合称 hé chēng common term/general term
谎称 huǎng chēng to claim/to pretend
讳称 huì chēng euphemism/word used to avoid a taboo reference
或称 huò chēng also called/also known as/a.k.a.
简称 jiǎn chēng to be abbreviated to/abbreviation/short form
贱称 jiàn chēng contemptuous term
坚称 jiān chēng to claim/to insist
交口称誉 jiāo kǒu chēng yù voices unanimous in praise (idiom)/with an extensive public reputation
敬称 jìng chēng term of respect/honorific
旧称 jiù chēng old term/old way of referring to sth
据称 jù chēng it is said/allegedly/according to reports/or so they say
堪称 kān chēng can be rated as/can be said to be
口称 kǒu chēng to speak/to say
夸称 kuā chēng to praise/to acclaim/to commend/to compliment
两侧对称 liǎng cè duì chèn bilateral symmetry
略称 lüè chēng abbreviation
满口称赞 mǎn kǒu chēng zàn to praise profusely
美称 měi chēng to dub with a nice-sounding appellation/fanciful moniker
蔑称 miè chēng contemptuous term
名称 míng chēng name (of a thing)/name (of an organization)
名称标签 míng chēng biāo qiān name tag
名称权 míng chēng quán copyright/rights to a trademark
昵称 nì chēng nickname/diminutive/term of endearment/to nickname
配称 pèi chèn worthy
谦称 qiān chēng modest appellation
全称 quán chēng full name
人称 rén chēng person (first person, second person etc in grammar)/called/known as
人称代词 rén chēng dài cí personal pronoun
山中无老虎,猴子称大王 shān zhōng wú lǎo hǔ, hóu zi chēng dài wang in the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king
盛称 shèng chēng enthusiastic praise/to praise highly
省称 shěng chēng abbreviation
声称 shēng chēng to claim/to state/to proclaim/to assert
俗称 sú chēng commonly referred to as/common term
提称语 tí chēng yǔ epistolary formula used at the head of a letter
统称 tǒng chēng to be collectively called/collective term/general designation
通称 tōng chēng to be generally referred to (as)/generic term
统称为 tǒng chēng wéi collectively known as/to call sth as a group
婉称 wǎn chēng euphemism (tactful expression for sth unpleasant such as death)
妄称 wàng chēng to make a false and unwarranted declaration
戏称 xì chēng to jokingly call/jocular appellation
相称 xiāng chèn to match/to suit/mutually compatible
谐称 xié chēng humorous nickname
宣称 xuān chēng to assert/to claim
谑称 xuè chēng playful appellation
雅称 yǎ chēng elegant name/honorific
亦称 yì chēng also known as/alternative name/to also be called
又称 yòu chēng also known as
匀称 yún chèn well proportioned/well shaped
啧啧称奇 zé zé chēng qí to click one's tongue in wonder (idiom)/to be astonished
职称 zhí chēng one's professional position/title/job title
指称 zhǐ chēng designation/reference/to refer to
值得称赞 zhí de chēng zàn commendable
著称 zhù chēng to be widely known as
著称于世 zhù chēng yú shì world-renowned
自称 zì chēng to call oneself/to claim to be/to profess/to claim a title
自发对称破缺 zì fā duì chèn pò quē spontaneous symmetry breaking (physics)
总称 zǒng chēng generic term
尊称 zūn chēng to address sb deferentially/title/honorific

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