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Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • There are two Unicode z-variants, at code points U+585A and U+FA10

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (earth) + phonetic  – an earthen mound, a tomb of earth.

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 土月一人 (GBMO), four-corner 47132, composition)

  1. cemetery
  2. tomb, burial mound

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping cung2, Yale chung2)


Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page as described here.
Particularly: “could this be an old Korean loanword?

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chong) (hangeul , revised chong, McCune-Reischauer ch'ong)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zhǒng (zhong3), Wade-Giles chung3)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(trủng)