chéng

  1. chéng verb to mount; to climb onto
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 登 or 升 (Guoyu '乘' v 1; Kroll 2015 '乘' 1, p. 48; Mathews 1931 '乘', p. 52)
  2. chéng verb to multiply
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: As in 乘法 multiplication (ABC 'chéng' 乘 v 3; Guoyu '乘' v 6)
  3. shèng measure word measure word for chariots
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '乘' shèng n 1; Mathews 1931 '乘', p. 52)
  4. shèng noun a vehicle; a chariot; a carriage
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: zyingH (ABC 'shèng' 乘 bf; Kroll 2015 '乘 shèng' 1, p. 48; GHDC '乘' shèng 1)
  5. chéng verb to ride
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 搭坐 (ABC 'chéng' 乘 v 1; Guoyu '乘' v 3; Kroll 2015 '乘' 2, p. 48)
  6. chéng verb to make use of; to take advantage of; to comply with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 趁 (ABC 'chéng' 乘 v 2; Guoyu '乘' v 4; Kroll 2015 '乘' 3, p. 48)
  7. chéng verb to prevail
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 乘 has the same meaning as 战胜 (Kroll 2015 '乘' 4, p. 48; GHDC 2007 '乘' 7).
  8. chéng verb to pursue
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 乘 has the same meaning as 追逐 (GHDC 2007 '乘' 6; Guoyu '乘' v 5; Kroll 2015 '乘' 5, p. 48)
  9. chéng verb to calculate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 乘 has the same meaning as 计算 (Kroll 2015 '乘' 6, p. 48; GHDC 2007 '乘' 9).
  10. chéng noun a four horse team
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '乘', p. 52)
  11. chéng noun to drive; to control
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 驾驭 (Guoyu '乘' v 2)
  12. chéng proper noun Cheng
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '乘' n 2)
  13. shèng noun historical records
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example 史乘 Book of History (Guoyu '乘' shèng n 2; Mathews 1931 '乘', p. 52)
  14. shèng noun vehicle; a school of teaching; yana
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: yāna, Pali: yāna, Japanese: jō, Tibetan: theg pa; 乘 is a teaching or vehicle for arriving at knowledge, such as the 大乘 mahāyāna 'great vehicle' (BCSD '乘', p. 76; BL 'yāna', p. 1020; Edgerton 1953 'yāna', p. 446; Guoyu '乘' shèng n 3; Kroll 2015 '乘 shèng' 2, p. 48; Mathews 1931 '乘', p. 52; MW 'yāna'; SH '乘'', p. 320)
  15. chéng adjective mounted; ārūḍha
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: ārūḍha (BCSD '乘', p. 76; MW 'ārūḍha')

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Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 4 Fa Hua Xuan Lun 法華玄論 — count: 165
  • Scroll 5 Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 妙法蓮華經玄義 — count: 132 , has English translation
  • Scroll 21 Mahāratnakūṭasūtra (The Great Treasures Collection Sūtra) 大寶積經 — count: 105 , has English translation
  • Scroll 1 Fa Hua You Yi 法華遊意 — count: 99
  • Scroll 1 Dasheng Fa Yuan Yi Lin Zhang 大乘法苑義林章 — count: 95
  • Scroll 2 Shengman Bao Ku 勝鬘寶窟 — count: 88
  • Scroll 1 Shengman Bao Ku 勝鬘寶窟 — count: 85
  • Scroll 1 Niyatāniyatagatimudrāvatārasūtra (Bubi Ding Dingzhi Ru Yin Jing) 不必定入定入印經 — count: 79
  • Scroll 23 Mahāratnakūṭasūtra (The Great Treasures Collection Sūtra) 大寶積經 — count: 77 , has English translation
  • Scroll 16 Avataṃsakasūtra (Flower Garland Sūtra) 大方廣佛華嚴經 — count: 75

Collocations

  • 车乘 (車乘) 車乘 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 22 — count: 26
  • 乘宝车 (乘寶車) 太子即乘寶車詣彼園觀 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 25
  • 驾乘 (駕乘) 彼諸大仙頗駕乘寶車 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 13 — count: 23
  • 好乘 (好乘) 被好乘具 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 11 — count: 8
  • 乘骑 (乘騎) 乘騎二千 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 佛般泥洹經, Scroll 1 — count: 7
  • 乘乏 (乘乏) 莫令乘乏 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 16 — count: 5
  • 乘象 (乘象) 乘象 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 15 — count: 5
  • 令乘 (令乘) 莫令乘乏 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 16 — count: 5
  • 王乘 (王乘) 頰鞞王乘好車已 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 12 — count: 5
  • 乘具 (乘具) 被好乘具 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 11 — count: 5