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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 (jung-eseo, “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]

({{{rv}}})

  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