诚 (誠) chéng

  1. chéng noun honesty / sincerity
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 诚 is an important Confucian concept (Guoyu '誠' n; Kroll 2015 '誠' 1a; XHZD '诚' 1, p. 85; Yao 2000, p. 217). For example, 所謂誠其意者,毋自欺也 What is meant by 'making the thoughts sincere.' is the allowing no self-deception.' (The Classic of Rites, The Great Learning《禮記‧大學》, trans. by Legge 1885)
  2. chéng adverb if
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: May be used in Literary Chinese to emphasize a supposition in a complex sentence with a subordinating conjunction, like 'if' (Kroll 2015 '誠' 3; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 153).
  3. chéng adverb truly / indeed
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 的確( Guoyu '誠' adv; Kroll 2015 '誠' 2; XHZD '诚' 2, p. 85)
  4. chéng noun Sincerity
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Fo Guang Shan 佛光山
    Notes: (Glossary of Humanistic Buddhism)

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  • Scroll 5 Dai Zong Chao Zeng Sikong Da Bian Zheng Guang Zhi San Zang He Shang Biao Zhi Ji 《代宗朝贈司空大辨正廣智三藏和上表制集》 — count: 64
  • Scroll 6 Dai Zong Chao Zeng Sikong Da Bian Zheng Guang Zhi San Zang He Shang Biao Zhi Ji 《代宗朝贈司空大辨正廣智三藏和上表制集》 — count: 46
  • Scroll 2 Da Tang Zhen Yuan Xu Kaiyuan Shijiao Lu 《大唐貞元續開元釋教錄》 — count: 40
  • Scroll 16 Zhen Yuan Xin Ding Shijiao Mulu 《貞元新定釋教目錄》 — count: 34
  • Scroll 1 Da Tang Zhen Yuan Xu Kaiyuan Shijiao Lu 《大唐貞元續開元釋教錄》 — count: 34
  • Scroll 3 Dai Zong Chao Zeng Sikong Da Bian Zheng Guang Zhi San Zang He Shang Biao Zhi Ji 《代宗朝贈司空大辨正廣智三藏和上表制集》 — count: 29
  • Scroll 2 Dai Zong Chao Zeng Sikong Da Bian Zheng Guang Zhi San Zang He Shang Biao Zhi Ji 《代宗朝贈司空大辨正廣智三藏和上表制集》 — count: 25
  • Scroll 8 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 23
  • Scroll 10 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 22
  • Scroll 15 Guang Hong Ming Ji 《廣弘明集》 — count: 22

Collocations

  • 诚谛 (誠諦) 義味誠諦 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 9 — count: 60
  • 说诚 (說誠) 如來所說誠無虛妄 — Ekottarāgama 《增壹阿含經》, Scroll 12 — count: 4
  • 诚说 (誠說) 三界有名誠說時 — Xin Sui Jing (Pravāraṇasūtra) 《新歲經》, Scroll 1 — count: 4
  • 守护诚 (守護誠) 彼不能得守護誠諦 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 38 — count: 4
  • 菩萨诚 (菩薩誠) 東方菩薩誠欲推尋釋迦牟尼如來音輪身相 — Dasheng Bei Fen Tuo Li Jing (Karuṇāpuṇḍarīkasūtra) 《大乘悲分陀利經》, Scroll 8 — count: 3
  • 谛诚 (諦誠) 義味諦誠 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 9 — count: 3
  • 诚语 (誠語) 八誠語不發 — Fenbie Shan E Bao Ying Jing (Śukasūtra)《分別善惡報應經》, Scroll 2 — count: 3
  • 胜义诚 (勝義誠) 淨妙修崇勝義誠諦 — Pusa Bensheng Man Lun (Jātakamālā) 《菩薩本生鬘論》, Scroll 12 — count: 2
  • 丹诚 (丹誠) 志節丹誠慈行發中 — Lu Mu Jing 《鹿母經》, Scroll 1 — count: 2
  • 语诚 (語誠) 德行真實發語誠諦 — Pusa Bensheng Man Lun (Jātakamālā) 《菩薩本生鬘論》, Scroll 5 — count: 2