Pronunciation

Zhōng

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Zhōng Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
Zhōng | Zhong1
English translation
surname Zhong
handleless cup
goblet
to concentrate
variant of zhōng
> Zhōng [zhōng]
clock
o'clock
time as measured in hours and minutes
bell
CL: jià [jià], zuò [zuò]
clock; bell

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About Zhōng

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Number of strokes

9

Traditional form

zhōng

Contains the radical

jīn

Part of speech

Name of a person / 人名 rén míng Rénmíng

Learning hint

metal

Etymology of Zhōng

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

钅中

Semantic compound

jīn

Phonetic compound

Zhōng

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. jīn represents the meaning and Zhōng represents the sound. Simplified form of zhōng .

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Example sentences using Zhōng

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( ruò 米饭 mǐfàn shì shèng de Liáng 米饭 mǐfàn , yòng 微波炉 wēi bō lú 稍微 shāowēi zhuǎn 1-2分钟 fēnzhōng .)

Sprinkle with Maggie sauce and add in wasabi if desired.

赶快 gǎnkuài 东西 dōngxī zhuāng jìn 你们 nǐ men de Bāo , 5分钟 fēnzhōng Hòu 我们 wǒmen jiù zǒu .

Pack your bags and make It'snappy; we leave in five minutes.

教堂 jiào táng de Zhōng qiāo chū 低沉 dī chén de 响声 xiǎng shēng .

The church clocks strike with a muffled sound.

洋葱 yáng cōng chǎo 五分 Zhōng .

Saute & 1 & the onions for five minutes.

Zhōng gāng qiāo Guò 4 diǎn .

The clock has just struck four.

Words with Zhōng

Explore 23 words and sayings that include the Chinese character Zhōng in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
分钟 fēnzhōng minute分鐘
Zhōng clock zhōng
闹钟 nào zhōng alarm clock鬧鐘
钟头 zhōng tóu hour鐘頭
一见钟情 yī jiàn zhōng qíng love at first sight (idiom)一見鐘情
钟爱 zhōng aì to treasure鍾愛
时钟 shí zhōng clock時鐘
钟表 zhōng biǎo clock鐘錶
警钟 jǐng zhōng alarm bell警鐘
钟情 zhōng qíng to fall in love鍾情
情有独钟 qíng yǒu dú zhōng to have a feeling for sth (affection, sympathy, passion etc)情有獨鍾
钟楼 Zhōng lóu bell tower鐘樓
生物钟 shēng wù zhōng biological clock生物鐘
秒钟 miǎo zhōng (time) second秒鐘
钟点工 zhōng diǎn gōng hourly worker鐘點工
钟点 zhōng diǎn hour鐘點
点钟 diǎn zhōng (indicating time of day) o'clock點鐘
钱钟书 Qián Zhōng shū Qian Zhongshu (1910-1998), literary academic and novelist, author of the 1947 novel Fortress Beseiged 圍城|围城 Wéi chéng 錢鐘書
钟山 Zhōng shān Zhongshan county in Hezhou 賀州|贺州 Hè zhōu [Hè​zhōu], Guangxi鐘山
钟摆 zhōng bǎi pendulum鐘擺
挂钟 guà zhōng wall clock掛鐘
丧钟 sāng zhōng knell喪鐘
编钟 biān zhōng set of bells (old Chinese music instrument)編鐘

Zhōng Decomposition & Compounds

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Zhōng Decomposition

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