中庸

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Chinese[edit]

 
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
ordinary; to use
simp. and trad.
(中庸)
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (9) (36)
Final () (2) (7)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʈɨuŋ/ /jɨoŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈiuŋ/ /jioŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȶiuŋ/ /ioŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈuwŋ/ /juawŋ/
Li
Rong
/ȶiuŋ/ /ioŋ/
Wang
Li
/ȶĭuŋ/ /jĭwoŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȶi̯uŋ/ /i̯woŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhōng yóng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhōng yōng
Middle
Chinese
‹ trjuwng › ‹ yowng ›
Old
Chinese
/*truŋ/ /*loŋ/
English center use; advantage

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
No. 17407 15459
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tuŋ/ /*loŋ/

Proper noun[edit]

中庸

  1. the Doctrine of the Mean (one of the Four Books (四書四书 (Sìshū)) of Confucianism)

Noun[edit]

中庸

  1. moderation; neutrality; middle way; middle path; golden mean

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

中庸

  1. moderate (of virtuousness and ability)

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (中庸):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1
よう
Grade: S
on’yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

中庸 (-na inflection, hiragana ちゅうよう, rōmaji chūyō)

  1. moderate; neutral

Related terms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

中庸 (hiragana ちゅうよう, rōmaji chūyō)

  1. moderation; neutrality; middle way; middle path
  2. (philosophy) golden mean

Proper noun[edit]

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中庸 (hiragana ちゅうよう, rōmaji Chūyō)

  1. the Doctrine of the Mean (one of the Four Books ( () (しょ) (shisho)) of Confucianism)

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

中庸 (jung-yong) (hangeul 중용)

  1. Hanja form? of 중용 ((philosophy) golden mean).

Proper noun[edit]

中庸 (Jung-yong) (hangeul 중용)

  1. Hanja form? of 중용 (the Doctrine of the Mean (one of the Four Books (사서 (saseo)) of Confucianism)).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Proper noun[edit]

中庸

  1. Hán tự form of Trung Dung (the Doctrine of the Mean (one of the Four Books of Confucianism)).