chéng city walls; city; town

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

Note

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)

Sounds same

chéng (to succeed)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

盐城 Yancheng, Jiangsu
邹城 Zoucheng, Shandong
聊城 Liaocheng, Shandong
肥城 Feicheng, Shandong
运城 Yuncheng, Shanxi

Proverbs

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

Long cold winters

China's climate can be surprisingly cold in winter, and not just in the far north-east that borders Siberia. In the winter of 2015 snow caused disruption as far south of Guangzhou. Record low temperatures are in the furthest north-east at -22°F (-30°C) where many goods can be bought in frozen form. Tibet is generally cool, only reaching about 60°F in summer it is the south-east coast that is hottest with temperatures typically 90°F (34°C).
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