1. zhōng noun loyalty; devotion
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, in literary Chinese, 忠言逆耳 'honest advice, [although] unpleasant to the ear[, induces good conduct]' (Han Feizi's Wai Chu Shuo Zuo Shang). 忠 is an important element of Confucian thought (DCP 'Z137'; Guoyu '忠' n 1; Kroll 2015 '忠' 1a; Sun 2006, loc. 1322; Unihan '忠'; Yao 2000, p. 35).
  2. zhōng proper noun Zhong
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Name 名字
    Notes: (Guoyu '忠' n 2)
  3. zhōng verb to act wholeheartedly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '忠' v; Kroll 2015 '忠' 1).

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