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:
长城 [ cháng chéng ]: the Great Wall
城堡 [ chéng bǎo ]: castle; rook (chess piece)
城里 [ chéng ]: in the city
城镇 [ chéng zhèn ]: town; cities and towns
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