Meaning of 中

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Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Ideographic: A line through the center of a box
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ shù ] number one; line
Antonyms: 西
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  • Pinyin: zhōng

    English Definition: within; among; in; middle; center; while (doing sth); during; (dialect) OK; all right; China; Chinese; surname Zhong
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    中国 zhōng guó China
    其中 zhōng among; in; included among these
    中央 zhōng yāng central; middle; center; central authorities (of a state)
    中心 zhōng xīn center; heart; core; Classifiers:
    之中 zhī zhōng inside; among; in the midst of (doing sth); during
    More: 中* | *中 | *中*
  • Pinyin: zhòng

    English Definition: to hit (the mark); to be hit by; to suffer; to win (a prize, a lottery)
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    中毒 zhòng to be poisoned; poisoning
    看中 kàn zhòng to have a preference for; to fancy; to choose after consideration; to settle on
    中标 zhòng biāo to win a tender; successful bidder
    命中 mìng zhòng to hit (a target)
    中风 zhòng fēng to suffer a paralyzing stroke
    More: 中* | *中 | *中*
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