Meaning of 城

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Pinyin: chéng
English Definition: city walls; city; town; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ chéng ] to accomplish; to become; to complete, to finish; to succeed
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Example Words
城市 chéng shì city; town; Classifiers:
城镇 chéng zhèn town; cities and towns
城乡 chéng xiāng city and countryside
城里 chéng in the city
县城 xiàn chéng county seat; county town
More: 城* | *城 | *城*
Example Sentences
I believe that she has left the city.
My longest relationship in my early and midtwenties lasted four weeks. And that's because the guy was out of town for two of them.
I tried to get such a book as you desired, but could not get the sort you wanted; so I sent on to New York.
So, one of its nicknames is The Second City.
It' s time to plan for a special day. It' s Valentine' s Day in the Windy City.