The best way to learn how to write and speak Mandarin - including correct pronunciation, Pinyin, example sentence, stroke order and English meanings

The Chinese word cheng - 橙 - chéng
(orange in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

You're listening to the natural voice of a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese.

English translations

orange, orange color

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 橙 ( 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.
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.

Chinese characters  ( cheng / chéng ) with pronunciation (English translation: orange )
The traditional Chinese characters of chéng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 橙 ( cheng / chéng ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Qing gei wo yige cheng.
Qĭng gĕi wŏ yīgè chéng.

 – English translation: Please give me an orange.

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

tree  |  orange color
Chinese example words containing the character 橙 ( cheng / chéng )
橙色 ( chéngsè = orange )
Other characters that are pronounced chéng in Chinese
More words that mean orange in Chinese
chéngsè ( 橙色 ), júzi ( 桔子 )

View 橙 ( cheng / chéng ) on your mobile

Simply scan this QR code: Listen to the pronunciation of cheng in Chinese (Mandarin) on your mobile

Report missing or erroneous translation of cheng in English

Contact us! We always appreciate good suggestions and helpful criticism.

You might also be interested in...

You can do better than looking up Chinese words: Learn Mandarin online! - Thanks to visual learning aids, it's going to be easier than you imagine.
Come here often? Use our new Short URL short URL

Look up another word:

All content is protected under German and international copyright laws. imprint and contact data  |  privacy policy    
Version 5.16 / Last updated: 2017-10-09