གཞུང

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Dzongkha[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *t/duŋ (navel, centre).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

གཞུང (zhung)

  1. centre, core, heartland, hub
  2. government, the state, the public
  3. Buddhist philosophy

Tibetan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *t/duŋ. Cognate with (OC *tuŋ, *tuŋs, “centre, middle”).

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Noun[edit]

གཞུང (gzhung)

  1. centre, core, middle
  2. (main) text, scripture, literature

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

གཞུང (gzhung)

  1. government, the state

Derived terms[edit]