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English Definitionto bear; to carry; to hold; to continue; to undertake; to take charge; owing to; due to; to receive; (Chinese surname); Cheng (c. 2000 BC), third of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神农 Farmer God
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄔㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sing4

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Words With Same Head Word    
承认chéngrènto admit; to concede; to recognize; recognition (diplomatic, artistic etc); to acknowledge
承担chéngdānto undertake; to assume (responsibility etc)
承包chéngbāoto contract; to undertake (a job)
承受chéngshòuto bear; to support; to inherit
承诺chéngnuòto promise; to undertake to do something; commitment
Words With Same Tail Word    
继承jìchéngto inherit; to succeed to (the throne etc); to carry on (a tradition etc)
传承chuánchéngto pass on (to future generations); passed on (from former times); a continued tradition; an inheritance
坦承tǎnchéngto confess; to admit; to come clean; calmly
应承yìngchéngto agree (to do something); to promise
担承dānchéngto undertake; to assume (responsibility etc)
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