Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)
Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)
(Sorry, we have not yet had the chance to record chèng with a Chinese native speaker).Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced chēng / chèn. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well (not yet available in this dictionary).
Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 秤 ( chèng ) 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. :
The traditional Chinese characters of chèng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)
weight | to take the weight of
Chinese example words containing the character 秤 ( cheng / chèng )
厨房秤 ( chúfángchèng = kitchen scale ), 健康秤 ( jiànkāngchèng = health scale )
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Version 5.22 / Last updated: 2018-12-02