Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

zhōng zhòng

  1. zhōng noun middle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: (Guoyu '中' n 1; Kroll '中' 1)
  2. zhōng adjective medium / medium sized
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: This sense of 中 is used in both modern and classical Chinese (Kroll '中' 2). For example, in literary Chinese 煨:盆中火。 'Wēi: an intermediate sized fire.' (Shuo Wen Jie Zi, Huǒ Radical 《說文解字‧火部》; Guoyu '中' adj 2)
  3. zhōng proper noun China
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: An abbreviation for 中国 (Guoyu '中' n 4)
  4. zhòng verb to hit the mark
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: 中 is often used in the construction 打中. For example, ... 击球打中志愿者 '... struck the ball hitting a volunteer' (news.qtv.com.cn, Qingdao TV, 2015-11-06) 中 is used in this sense in both modern and classical Chinese (Guoyu '中' zhòng v 2; Kroll '中' 3).
  5. zhōng preposition in / amongst
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: May be classified as a localizer because it can be appended to some nouns as a suffix to indicate location.
  6. zhōng noun midday
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  7. zhōng noun inside
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: In the sense of 内 or 里面; in literary Chinese, 中:內也。 'Zhōng: inside.' (Shuo Wen Jie Zi, Gǔn Radical 《說文解字‧丨部》; Guoyu '中' n 2; Kroll '中' 1)
  8. zhōng noun during
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Within a time period; for example, 布什总统在演讲中 'In the middle of President Bush's speech ...' (VOA 2007-7-5 'The Red Mosque'; Guoyu '中' n 3; Kroll '中' 1)
  9. zhōng proper noun Zhong
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '中' n 5)
  10. zhōng adjective intermediary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 中人 'intermediary' (Guoyu '中' adj 1)
  11. zhōng adjective half
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 半; as in 中途 'halfway' (Guoyu '中' adj 3)
  12. zhōng adverb just right/ suitably
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 正好 (Guoyu '中' adv 1)
  13. zhōng adverb while
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: During a process or movement (Guoyu '中' adv 2)
  14. zhòng verb to reach / to attain
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 达到要点 (Guoyu '中' zhòng v 1)
  15. zhòng verb to suffer / to infect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 遭受 or 感染; for example, 中毒 'to be poisoned' (Guoyu '中' zhòng v 3)
  16. zhòng verb to obtain
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 得; for example, 中奖 'to win a prize' (Guoyu '中' zhòng v 3)
  17. zhòng verb to pass an exam
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 考取; as in 考中 (Guoyu '中' zhòng v 4)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷106上 地形志二上 Volume 106a Treatise 2: Terrain 1 192
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷六十一    表第一   宰相上 Volume 61 Tables 1: Chancellors 1 180
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷27 志第22 百官中 Volume 27 Treatises 22: Government Offices 2 177
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百十二 表第三 宰輔三 Volume 212 Tables 3: Chancellors 3 168
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷六十三    表第三   宰相下 Volume 63 Tables 3: Chancellors 3 167
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷26 志第21 百官上 Volume 26 Treatises 21: Government Offices 1 167
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷94 閹官:宗愛 仇洛齊 段霸 王琚 趙黑 孫小 張宗之等 Volume 94: Eunuchs - Zong Ai, Chou Luoqi, Duan Ba, Wang Ju, Zhao Hei, Sun Xiao, Zhang Zongzhi, and others 149
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷六十二 志第十四:  地理五 Volume 62 Treatises 15: Geography 5 141
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷四十     志第三十   地理四 Volume 40 Treatises 34: Gepgraphy 4 141
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷七 本紀第七: 中宗 睿宗 Volume 7 Annals 7: Zhongzong, Ruizong 138

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
中谷 中谷 施于中谷 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧葛覃 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Ge Tan 8
桑中 桑中 桑中 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄘‧桑中 Lessons from the states - Odes of Yong - Sang Zhong 7
方中 方中 日之方中 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧簡兮 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Jian Xi 5
中中 中中 厥田惟中中 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 禹貢 Xia Shu - Tribute of Yu 4
王中 王中 昔在殷王中宗 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 無逸 Zhou Shu - Against Luxurious Ease 4
火中 火中 火中成軍 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3
厥中 厥中 允執厥中 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 大禹謨 Yu Shu - Counsels of the Great Yu 3
中林 中林 施于中林 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧兔罝 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Tu Ju 3
中宗 中宗 昔在殷王中宗 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 無逸 Zhou Shu - Against Luxurious Ease 3
中肩 中肩 祝聃射王中肩 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 3