Last modified on 1 October 2014, at 05:23
See also: 中心

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 61 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 中心 (LP), four-corner 50336, composition)

  1. loyalty, devotion, fidelity

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 377, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10353
  • Dae Jaweon: page 704, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2273, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+5FE0

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (忠), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 知 (9)
Final: 東
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 陟弓切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʈɨuŋ/ /ȶi̯uŋ/ /ȶiuŋ/ /ʈiuŋ/ /ʈuwŋ/ /ȶĭuŋ/ /ȶiuŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhōng ‹ trjuwng › /*truŋ/ loyal

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17408 0 /*tuŋ/

NounEdit

  1. loyalty to superiors (confucian virtue)

AdjectiveEdit

  1. loyal
  2. devoted
  3. honest

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana ただし, romaji Tadashi)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(chung) (hangeul , revised chung, McCune-Reischauer ch'ung, Yale chwung)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(trung, , )

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