Meaning of 仲

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Pinyin: zhòng
English Definition: second month of a season; middle; intermediate; second amongst brothers
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: The middle person ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ zhōng ] central; center, middle; amidst; to hit (target), to attain; China; Chinese
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Example Words
仲裁 zhòng cái arbitration
仲夏 zhòng xià midsummer; second month of summer
仲秋 zhòng qiū second month of autumn; 8th month of the lunar calendar
伯仲之间 zhòng zhī jiān almost on a par
大仲马 zhòng Alexandre Dumas, père (1802-1870), French writer
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Example Sentences
Biggs had been entitled to apply for release because he will have served a third of his sentence by this summer.
In Malaysia, labor agents turn a deaf ear to women' s complaints about abusive treatment and pleas to return home.
I was afraid if I ran away, I would be caught by police. Madam often got angry with me, complained to the agency, and the agency also got angry with me.
Zhong Rigang, the chief engineer at the Baoan incinerator here, said that his operation sent its ash to a special landfill designed to cope with toxic waste.
Yet the Chinese public has shown little enthusiasm for recycling. As Mr. Zhong, the engineer at the Baoan incinerator, put it, "No one really cares."