1. 乘 is the 1229th most frequent character.
  2. has 3 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 32 words.
  4. appears as a component in 2 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (grain), (N/A)
Graphical :
=> , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Cheng2 - surname Cheng
  2. cheng2 - to ride/to mount/to make use of/to avail oneself of/to take advantage of/to multiply (mathematics)/Buddhist sect or creed
  3. sheng4 - four horse military chariot (archaic)/four (archaic)/generic term for history books

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

乘务员 (乘務員)
乘机 (乘機)
乘车 (乘車)
乘风 (乘風)
换乘 (換乘)

Appears In:

also appears in:
Decomposition Levels:
Level 1: Only divided once. So only two components.
Level 2: Radical Decomposition. The character gets decomposed into its lowest radical components. For the complete list visit the Radical wikipedia page.
Level 3: Graphical Decomposition. Shows all the strokes & lowest level of components that make up the character.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.