Meaning of 众

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(Trad.: 眾)
Pinyin: zhòng
English Definition: abbr. for 众议院 , House of Representatives; many; numerous; crowd; multitude
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: Three people representing a crowd
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • Left to right
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Example Words:
观众 [ guān zhòng ]: spectators; audience; visitors (to an exhibition etc)
群众 [ qún zhòng ]: mass; multitude; the masses
众所周知 [ zhòng suǒ zhōu zhī ]: as everyone knows (idiom)
一览众山小 [ lǎn zhòng shān xiǎo ]: (last line of the poem 望岳 by Tang poet Du Fu 杜甫 ) with one look I shall see all the smaller mountains down below (from the summit of Mt Tai 泰山 ); (fig.) awe-inspiring view from a very high place
吃瓜群众 [ chī guā qún zhòng ]: peanut gallery (esp. in online forums); onlookers who are interested in the spectacle but don't have anything knowledgeable to say about it; (neologism c. 2016)
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