中古

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Chinese[edit]

 
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
ancient; old
simp. and trad.
(中古)

Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

From (zhōng, “middle”) + (, “old”)

Adjective[edit]

中古

  1. middle(-aged) (as in Middle English, Middle Chinese)

Noun[edit]

中古

  1. middle antiquity (from 3rd to 9th century)

Proper noun[edit]

中古

  1. the Middle Ages

Etymology 2[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), from Japanese 中古 (ちゅうこ) ‎(chūko, secondhand)

Adjective[edit]

中古

  1. (Taiwan) used; second hand
Synonyms[edit]
  • (used, second hand): 第二手 (dì'èrshǒu)

Etymology 3[edit]

From (zhōng, “Chinese; China; Sino-”) + (, “Cuba; Cuban”)

Adjective[edit]

中古

  1. Sino-Cuban

Proper noun[edit]

中古

  1. China and Cuba

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

中古 ‎(hiragana ちゅうこ, romaji chūko)

  1. medieval times
  2. a secondhand or used item

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

中古 ‎(junggo) ‎(hangeul 중고)

  1. Hanja form? of 중고, “secondhand”.