zhōng clock; bell

Made up of [ jīn metal radical 167, zhōng centre; middle ]
Alternative traditional form of character:


The metal radical suggests made of metal (for bells that gave time) and 'zhong' is the sound of a bell and the phonetic
Number of strokes 9

Related characters

Using jīn : qián (money) zuān (to drill) pù (store)

Sounds same

zhōng (centre)

Different tone

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

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一见钟情 yī jiàn zhōng qíng To fall in love at first sight


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