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See also: 中心
U+5FE0, 忠
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5FE0

[U+5FDF]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5FE1]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 61 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 中心 (LP), four-corner 50336, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 377, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10353
  • Dae Jaweon: page 704, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2273, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+5FE0

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Qin slip script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
忠-bronze-warring.svg 忠-silk.svg 忠-slip.svg 忠-seal.svg 忠-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*tuŋ, *tuŋs
*tuŋ
*tuŋ, *tuŋs
*tʰuŋ
*tʰuŋ
*tʰuŋ, *duŋ, *tjoŋ
*duŋ
*duŋ
*duŋ
*duŋs

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *tuŋ): phonetic  (OC *tuŋ, *tuŋs) + semantic  (heart).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (9)
Final () (2)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʈɨuŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈiuŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȶiuŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈuwŋ/
Li
Rong
/ȶiuŋ/
Wang
Li
/ȶĭuŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȶi̯uŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhōng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhōng
Middle
Chinese
‹ trjuwng ›
Old
Chinese
/*truŋ/
English loyal

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
No. 17408
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tuŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. loyal; devoted; faithful
  2. loyalty; devotion; fidelity

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. loyalty

Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana ただし, rōmaji Tadashi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chung) (hangeul , revised chung, McCune-Reischauer ch'ung, Yale chwung)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(trung, , )

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