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English Definitionlayer; stratum; laminated; floor (of a building); storey; measure word for layers; repeated; sheaf (math.)
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Pinyincéng
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄘㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cang4
Part of Speech(量) measure word
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Intermediate

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层次céngcìlayer; level; gradation; arrangement of ideas; (a person's) standing
层出不穷céngchū bùqióngmore and more emerge; innumerable succession; breeding like flies (idiom)
层面céngmiànplane; level
层层céngcénglayer upon layer
层楼cénglóumultistoried building; tower; pagoda
Words With Same Tail Word    
基层jīcéngbasic level; grass-roots unit; basement layer
阶层jiēcénghierarchy; stratum; social class
上层shàngcéngupper layer
高层gāocénghigh level; high class
层层céngcénglayer upon layer
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