1. 承 is the 638th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 46 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (N/A), (water), (one), (two)
Graphical :
=> , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Cheng2 - surname Cheng/Cheng (c. 2000 BC), third of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝[Yan2 di4] descended from Shennong 神農|神农[Shen2 nong2] Farmer God
  2. cheng2 - to bear/to carry/to hold/to continue/to undertake/to take charge/owing to/due to/to receive

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 承 (cheng2): The component 氶 is pronounced as 'zheng3'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

承担 (承擔)
承认 (承認)
承诺 (承諾)

Medium Frequency

传承 (傳承)
承载 (承載)
继承 (繼承)
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.