ceng2
once; already; ever (in the past); former; previously; (past tense marker used before verb or clause)

zeng1
surname Zeng

zeng1
great-grand (father, child etc)

strokes 12
radical
strokes after radical 8
不曾 不曾 bu4 ceng2
never (have done sth)

曾几何时 曾幾何時 ceng2 ji3 he2 shi2
just a while before; not so long ago; everyone can remember when..

曾经 曾經 ceng2 jing1
once; already; former; previously; ever; (past tense marker used before verb or clause)

曾经沧海 曾經滄海 ceng2 jing1 cang1 hai3
lit. having crossed the vast ocean (idiom); fig. widely experienced in the vicissitudes of life

曾经沧海难为水,除却巫山不是云 曾經滄海難為水,除卻巫山不是雲 ceng2 jing1 cang1 hai3 nan2 wei2 shui3 - chu2 que4 wu1 shan1 bu4 shi4 yun2
there are no rivers to one who has crossed the ocean, and no clouds to one who has passed Mount Wu (idiom); one who has seen the world doesn't stop at small things

曾祖父母 曾祖父母 ceng2 zu3 fu4 mu3
great-grandparents

何曾 何曾 he2 ceng2
did I ever ...? (or "did he ever ...?" etc)

似曾相识 似曾相識 si4 ceng2 xiang1 shi2
déjà vu (the experience of seeing exactly the same situation a second time); seemingly familiar; apparently already acquainted

未曾 未曾 wei4 ceng2
never before

曾都 曾都 zeng1 du1
Zengdu district of Suizhou city 隨州市|随州市, Hubei

曾都区 曾都區 zeng1 du1 qu1
Zengdu district of Suizhou city 隨州市|随州市, Hubei

曾繁仁 曾繁仁 zeng1 fan2 ren2
President of Shandong University from February 1998 until July 2000

曾巩 曾鞏 zeng1 gong3
Zeng Gong (1019-1083), Song dynasty writer, one of the Eight Giants 唐宋八大家

曾国藩 曾國藩 zeng1 guo2 fan1
Zeng Guofan (1811-1872), Qing dynasty politician and military man

曾纪泽 曾紀澤 zeng1 ji4 ze2
Cang Jize or Tseng Chi-tse (1839-1890), pioneer diplomat of late Qing, serve as imperial commissioner (ambassador) to UK, France and Russia

曾金燕 曾金燕 zeng1 jin1 yan4
Zeng Jinyan (1983-), Chinese blogger and human rights activist, wife of dissident activist Hu Jia 胡佳

曾朴 曾樸 zeng1 pu3
Zheng Pu (1872-1935), novelist and publisher

曾庆红 曾慶紅 zeng1 qing4 hong2
Zeng Qinghong (1939-), vice-president of PRC 2003-2008

曾参 曾參 zeng1 shen1
Zeng Shen (505-435 BC), a.k.a. 曾子, student of Confucius, presumed editor or author of Confucian classic the Great Learning 大學|大学

曾孙 曾孫 zeng1 sun1
great-grandson

曾孙女 曾孫女 zeng1 sun1 nv3
great-granddaughter

曾外祖父 曾外祖父 zeng1 wai4 zu3 fu4
great-grandfather (mother's grandfather)

曾外祖母 曾外祖母 zeng1 wai4 zu3 mu3
great-grandmother (mother's grandmother)

曾孝谷 曾孝谷 zeng1 xiao4 gu3
Zeng Xiaogu (1873-1937), actor and pioneer of Chinese drama in New Culture style

曾荫权 曾蔭權 zeng1 yin4 quan2
Sir Donald Tsang or Tsang Yam-Kuen (1944-)

曾子 曾子 zeng1 zi3
Zengzi (505-435 BC), student of Confucius, presumed editor or author of Confucian classic the Great Learning 大學|大学

曾祖 曾祖 zeng1 zu3
great-grandfather (father of one's paternal grandfather)

曾祖父 曾祖父 zeng1 zu3 fu4
father's father's father; paternal great-grandfather

曾祖母 曾祖母 zeng1 zu3 mu3
father's father's mother; paternal great-grandmother