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The Chinese word cheng - 称 - chēng
(to name in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

chēng

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced chèn. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

to name, to weigh, to praise, to state,
to call

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 称 ( chēng ) 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.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( cheng / chēng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to name )
称 ( cheng / chēng ) in traditional characters

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

title  |  to praise
称 ( cheng / chēng ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 517)
More words that mean to name in Chinese
wèi ( 谓 )
More words that mean to weigh in Chinese
quán ( 权 )

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