zhòng heavy; serious; to attach importance to


Used as component in : dǒng

Note

A picture of a weighing machine
Number of strokes: 9

Sounds same

zhòng (many)

Different tone

zhōng (centre) zhōng (clock) zhōng (end) zhǒng (kind of)
Alternative pronunciation : chóng

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Pronunciation

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Provinces

重庆 Chongqing

Cities

重庆 Chongqing City, Chongqing

Proverbs

福无重至,祸不单行 fú wú chóng zhì, huò bú dān xíng Bad fortune is more frequent than good
忍辱负重 rěn rǔ fù zhòng Willing to put up with disgrace and humiliation so that work can be done. Often applied to someone given a very difficult but important task.
卷土重来 juǎn tǔ chóng lái Making a comeback after a setback - determined to have another go. Like getting back on a horse after being thrown off.
重蹈覆辙 chóng dǎo fù zhé To repeat a disastrous strategy. Not learning from previous mistakes - slavishly following previous practice. The story is of a virtuous official who risked Han emperor Huan's displeasure by pointing out that he was repeating the mistakes of the second Qin emperor.

Also

重阳节 Zhòngyángjié Double Ninth Festival

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