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See also: Cheng, chéng, chèng, chēng, and chěng

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

cheng (plural chengs)

  1. Alternative form of sheng (Chinese wind instrument)

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

cheng

  1. Nonstandard spelling of chēng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of chéng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of chěng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of chèng.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.