Taxonomy of meanings for 誠:

  • 誠 chéng (OC: djeŋ MC: dʑiɛŋ) 是征切 平 廣韻:【審也敬也信也 】
    • personal>EARNEST
      • nabpsychearnestness of attitude
      • vadVearnestly and sincerely
      • viactbe earnest
      • vtoNcausativecause to be earnest
      • vifeaturebe earnest
      • GENUINE
        • vadNgenuine
      • linguistic>TRUE
        • nsubjectwhat is true, true statements; genuine true opinion, honest opinion and truth
        • nabmetaphysicaltruth; the truth
        • vadNtruthful (of words)
        • vibe truthful
        • vistativebe right
        • philosophical>OBJECTIVE
          • vadNobjective and not only based on subjective perception
        • grammaticalised: really>REALITY
          • nabmetaphysicalthe real state of affairs; one's real inner state; one's real convictions
          • vadN{PRED}in truth; really
          • vadVin truth, truly, really
          • subordinating: if really>IF
            • vadV.postN{SUBJ}:adSconditionalif really, if truly
        • social>FAITHFUL
          • nabpsychtrustiness, genuine devotion
          • vibe genuinely trusty
        • moral>ASPIRATION