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The Chinese word cheng - 乘 - chéng
(to multiply in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

chéng

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English translations

to multiply, to travel by (ship, airplane, bus), multiplied by,
to travel

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 乘 ( chéng ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( cheng / chéng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to multiply )
The traditional Chinese characters of chéng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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Character complexity
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is composed of 10 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

involution  |  multiplication
乘 ( cheng / chéng ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1164)
Chinese example words containing the character 乘 ( cheng / chéng )
乘客 ( chéngkè = passenger ), 乘坐 ( chéngzuò = to sit )
Other characters that are pronounced chéng in Chinese

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