zhòng many; numerous; crowd

Made up of [ rén person radical 9]

Note

One person above and two people beneath gives the concept of a 'crowd', originally the seal form had an eye above three people

Related characters


Using rén : zuò (seat) chá (tea) jīn (modern) zuò (sit) cóng (from) yǐ (to use) jiǔ (long time) lìng (to order) shí (eat) shè (residence) huì (can) hé (why)

Sounds same

zhòng (heavy)

Different tone

zhōng (centre) zhōng (clock) zhǒng (kind of)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

众口难调 zhòng kǒu nán tiáo You can't please everyone all the time. Everyone has different tastes
众人拾柴火焰高 zhòng rén shí chái huǒyàn gāo People need to pull together to achieve something significant

Inner Mongolia

The huge province of Inner Mongolia acts as a buffer zone between the main part of China and the vast, arid expanse of Mongolia and Russia. In the western part the Gobi desert makes habitation difficiult. Most of the people live near to the bend of the Yellow River. The mountains that form China's geographical border run along its inner edge. Historically it has been raids by Mongolian people that have regularly harassed the city dwellers of northern China.
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