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The Chinese word cheng - 成 - chéng
(to become in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

to become, to accomplish, to complete, to succeed, capable, completed,
to achieve, to accomplish, accomplished, acceptable

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 成 ( 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 become )
The traditional Chinese characters of chéng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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

to grow up   |  success
成 ( cheng / chéng ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 67)
Chinese example words containing the character 成 ( cheng / chéng )
变成 ( biànchéng = to become ), 成都 ( Chéngdū = Chengdu ), 成功 ( chénggōng = to succeed ), 成绩 ( chéngjī = result ), 成熟 ( chéngshú = mature ), 成为 ( chéngwéi = to become ), 成语 ( chéngyŭ = idiom ), 合成材料 ( héchéng cáiliào = synthetic material ), 合成器 ( héchéngqì = synthesizer ), 完成 ( wánchéng = to complete ), 养成 ( yăngchéng = to acquire ), 有志者事竟成 ( yŏuzhìzhĕ shìjìngchéng = where there's a will there's a way ), 组成 ( zŭchéng = component )
Other characters that are pronounced chéng in Chinese
More words that mean to become in Chinese
biànchéng ( 变成 ), chéngwéi ( 成为 ), wèi ( 为 )
More words that mean to accomplish in Chinese
jiù ( 就 )

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