zōng

  1. zōng noun school; sect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 宗派, especially a Buddhist school (Kroll 2015 '宗' 5, p. 630; NCCED '宗' 3)
  2. zōng noun ancestor
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 祖宗 or 祖先 (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 1; GHC '宗' 2; Kroll 2015 '宗' 1, p. 630; NCCED '宗' 1)
  3. zōng measure word a measure word for transaction or business related things
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: For example, used for 款子 'a sum of money' (ABC 'zōng' 宗 m; GHC '宗' 5; NCCED '宗' 7)
  4. zōng verb to take as one's model as
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 10; NCCED '宗' 5)
  5. zōng noun purpose
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 3; NCCED '宗' 4)
  6. zōng noun an ancestral temple
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 宗 is synonymous with 祖庙 in this sense (ABC 'zōngm' 宗 bf 6; GHC '宗' 1; Kroll 2015 '宗' 1b, p. 630). Etymology: 宗,尊祖庙也。 'Zong: the temple of a respected ancestor.' (Shuo Wen)
  7. zōng verb to respect; to revere; to admire; to honor
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 宗 is synonymous with 尊崇 in this sense (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 8; GHC '宗' 3; Kroll 2015 '宗' 2, p. 630)
  8. zōng noun clan; family
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 同族 or 宗族 (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 2; GHC '宗' 4; Kroll 2015 '宗' 1a; NCCED '宗' 2)
  9. zōng noun a model
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 5; Kroll 2015 '宗' 3, p. 630; NCCED '宗' 6)
  10. zōng noun a county
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Administration
    Notes: In the sense of 县, used in Tibet (ABC 'zōng' 宗 n 1; NCCED 2 '宗')
  11. zōng noun religion
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 7)
  12. zōng adjective essential; necessary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '宗' 3a, p. 630)
  13. zōng noun summation
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '宗' 3b, p. 630)
  14. zōng verb a visit by feudal lords
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '宗' 4, p. 630)
  15. zōng proper noun Zong
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (ABC 'zōng' 宗 n 2; GHC '宗' 6)

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