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céng zēng

  1. céng adverb once / already / former / previously
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: In the sense of 已经; 曾 has a similar meaning in Literary Chinese and Modern Chinese in this sense. For example, 帝嚳高辛者,黃帝之曾孫也。 'Emperor Ku, or Gaoxin was Huangdi's great grandson' (Shiji: Five Emperors 8, translation by Allen; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 119; Guoyu '曾' céng adv; Kroll '曾' céng 1; NCCED '曾' céng 1; Unihan '曾')
  2. zēng adjective great-grand
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家
    Notes: For example, 曾祖 'great-grandfather' (Guoyu '曾' zēng adj; Kroll '曾' zēng 4; NCCED '曾' zēng)
  3. zēng proper noun Zeng
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '曾' zēng n)
  4. céng adjective layered / tiered / storied
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 层 (Guoyu '曾' céng adj 1; Kroll '曾' céng 2)
  5. zēng verb to add to / to increase
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 加多; as a variant of 增 (Guoyu '曾' zēng v 1; Kroll '曾' zēng 1)
  6. zēng adverb even more / still more
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 尚且 (Guoyu '曾' zēng adv 2; Kroll '曾' zēng 2)
  7. zēng adverb actually / in fact / after all / unexpectedly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 乃 or 竟然 (Guoyu '曾' zēng adv 1; Kroll '曾' zēng 3)
  8. céng adjective deep
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 深 (Guoyu '曾' céng adj 2)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Abhidharmanyāyānusāraśāstra (Apidamo Shun Zheng Lilun) 《阿毘達磨順正理論》 Scroll 51 59
Miaofa Lianhua Jing Wen Ju 《妙法蓮華經文句》 Scroll 3 35
Notes on the Abhidharmakośabhāṣya 《俱舍論記》 Scroll 26 35
Fa Hua Jing Yi Ji 《法華經義記》 Scroll 2 33
Quotations from Chan Master Ming Jue 《明覺禪師語錄》 Scroll 6 33
Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 《成唯識論述記》 Scroll 6 32
Vinayavastu (Genben Shuo Yiqie You Bu Pi Nai Ye Yao Shi) 《根本說一切有部毘奈耶藥事》 Scroll 15 31
Supplement to the Biographies of Eminent Monks 《續高僧傳》 Scroll 25 29
Fahua Wen Ju Ji 《法華文句記》 Scroll 3 28
Pusa Cong Doshuaitian Jiang Shen Mu Tai Shuo Guang Pu Jing 《菩薩從兜術天降神母胎說廣普經》 Scroll 6 28