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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 167 +9, 17 strokes, cangjie input 金竹十土 (CHJG), four-corner 82114, composition)

  1. to love

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1316, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40672
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1816, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4232, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+937E

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (鍾), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 章 (23)
Final: 鍾
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 職容切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕɨoŋ/ /t͡ɕi̯woŋ/ /t͡ɕioŋ/ /t͡ɕioŋ/ /cuawŋ/ /t͡ɕĭwoŋ/ /t͡ɕioŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhōng ‹ tsyowng › /*toŋ/ accumulate; repeat
zhōng ‹ tsyowng › /*toŋ/ bell; wine vessel; an ancient measure

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17466 0 /*tjoŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. handless cup, goblet
  2. to concentrate one's love or attention
    /   ―  zhōng'ài  ―  to treasure
    /   ―  zhōngqíng  ―  to fall in love
    一見 / 一见  ―  yījiànzhōngqíng  ―  love at first sight
  3. A surname​.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with .

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jong) (hangeul , revised jong, McCune-Reischauer chong, Yale cong)

  1. 음훈: [술병 종] 술병, 술잔 = alcohol bottle, alcohol glass, alcohol receptacle

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chung, chuông)

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