zhōng centre; middle

Made up of [ gǔn line radical 2]


Represents shooting an arrow to the center of a target
Number of strokes 4

Related characters

Using gǔn : fū (husband) shū (book) wèi (not yet) xíng (permitted) huà (to draw) zhí (straight) jiù (old) pù (store)

Sounds same

zhōng (clock)

Different tone

zhǒng (kind of) zhòng (many) zhòng (heavy)

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stroke order for 中
Stroke order for character 中, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license


中山 Zhongshan, Guangdong


孙中山 Sun Yatsen


月到中秋分外明, 每逢佳节倍思亲 yuè dào zhōng qiū fèn wài míng, měi féng jiā jié bèi sī qīn Longing to see family far away


中国 zhōng guó China
中午 zhōng wǔ lunchtime


中秋节 Zhōngqiūjié Mid Autumn Festival
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