chéng city walls; city; town

Made up of [ earth; soil radical 32, chéng to succeed; to finish; to complete ]


Consists of the radical for earth combined with 'cheng' as phonetic for accomplish, complete which also suggests meaning
Number of strokes 9

Related characters

Using : zuò (seat) qù (go) lǐ (inside) zuò (sit) dì (earth) shèng (holy) zhì (to arrive) hēi (black) kuài (piece) zài (exist) guī (jade tablet) guī (jade tablet)

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chéng (to succeed)

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盐城 Yancheng, Jiangsu
邹城 Zoucheng, Shandong
聊城 Liaocheng, Shandong
肥城 Feicheng, Shandong
运城 Yuncheng, Shanxi
霍城 Huocheng, Xinjiang
晋城 Jincheng, Shanxi
栾城 Luancheng, Hebei
诸城 Zhucheng, Shandong


城门失火,殃及池鱼 chéng mén shī huó, yāng jí chí yú A drastic action may unintentionally affect other people. Show consideration for all

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