國中

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Chinese[edit]

country; state; nation
 
middle; center; within
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
trad. (國中)
simp. (国中)
anagram 中國中国

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Initial () (28) (9)
Final () (132) (2)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kwək̚/ /ʈɨuŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷək̚/ /ʈiuŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuək̚/ /ȶiuŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwək̚/ /ʈuwŋ/
Li
Rong
/kuək̚/ /ȶiuŋ/
Wang
Li
/kuək̚/ /ȶĭuŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kwək̚/ /ȶi̯uŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guo zhōng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
gwak1 zung1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guó zhōng
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwok › ‹ trjuwng ›
Old
Chinese
/*[C.q]ʷˁək/ /*truŋ/
English state (n.) center

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 # 1/1 1/2
No. 5547 17407
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʷɯːɡ/ /*tuŋ/

Noun[edit]

國中

  1. (archaic) central part of a country (historically, commonly known as the capital city or the main region, where an emperor or other ruler resides)
  2. (archaic) in the country; within one's country; back home
  3. (Taiwan) Short for 國民中學国民中学 (“junior high school; middle school; intermediate school”).

Synonyms[edit]

  • (central part of a country): (archaic) 中國中国 (Zhōngguó)
  • (middle school): 初中 (chūzhōng)

Adjective[edit]

國中

  1. (archaic) domestic; civil; internal (to a country)