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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




죵 ←

줭 →

Syllable[edit]

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“center”)

Noun[edit]

(jung)

  1. the middle, center
  2. (dependent noun) amongst (often in the form 에서 (jungeseo, “from amongst”))
  3. (dependent noun) in the course of, during
    식사 (siksajung, “gone to lunch”)
    공사 (gongsajung, “under construction”)
Synonyms[edit]
  • 가운데 (gaunde, “middle/amongst”)
  • (sok, “inside”)

Etymology 3[edit]

Reading of various hanja.

Syllable[edit]

(jung)

  1. : center
    (eumhun reading: 가운데 중 (gaunde jung))
    (see above)
  2. : heaviness
    (eumhun reading: 무거울 중 (mugeoul jung))
  3. : group
    (eumhun reading: 무리 중 (muri jung))
  4. : second
    (eumhun reading: 버금 중 (beogeum jung))
  5. : group
    (eumhun reading: 무리 중 (muri jung))

Etymology 4[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Noun[edit]

(jung)

  1. a Buddhist monk