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
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