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zhòng zhōng Zhōng

  1. zhōng noun middle / during / inside
    Domain: Position 位
    Notes: 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') This sense of 中 is used in both modern and classical Chinese (Kroll '中' 1). In literary Chinese, 中:內也。 'Zhōng: inside.' (Shuo Wen Jie Zi, Gǔn Radical 《說文解字‧丨部》)
  2. zhōng adjective medium / medium sized
    Domain: 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》)
  3. Zhōng proper noun China
    Domain: Geography 地理 , Subdomain: China 中国 , Concept: Country 国家
    Notes: An abbreviation for 中国
  4. zhòng verb to hit the mark
    Domain: Movement 移动
    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 (Kroll '中' 3).
  5. zhōng preposition in / amongst
    Domain: 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: Classical Chinese 古文

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 81
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 54
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 50
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 47
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 47
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 44
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 40
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 37
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing 35
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu 32

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SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
中人 中人 中人以上 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
以上 6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
刑罰 13. 《子路》 Zi Lu in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
16. 《季氏》 Ji Shi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
野外 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
孔子 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
下士 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 9
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
莫不 《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
不得已 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
夫子 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 3
Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 4
西 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 6
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
左右 《釋宮》 Explanation of the Court in Er Ya 《爾雅》 6
《釋器》 Explanation of Utensils in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《釋地》 Explanation of Earth in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《釋丘》 Explanation of Hills in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
帝嚳天下 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 18