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Main Radical of Character

  • mián roof
  • èr two
  • xiǎo small
Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
jung1 zung1 school / sect / purpose / model / ancestor / clan / to take as one's model (in academic or artistic work) / classifier for batches, items, cases (medical or legal), reservoirs / surname zong

Common Chinese Words Using 宗

Traditional Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
 
jung1 gaau1, gaau3 zung1 gaau1, gaau3 religion
 
jung1 ji2 zung1 zi2 objective / aim / goal
 
jou2 jung1 zou2 zung1 ancestor / forebear
 
jung1 juk6 zung1 zuk6 Chinese clan
 
jeng3, jing1, jing3 jung1 zeng3, zing1, zing3 zung1 orthodox school / fig. traditional / old school / authentic / genuine
 
taai3 jung1 taai3 zung1 posthumous name given to second emperor of a dynasty / King Taejong of Joseon Korea (1367-1422), reigned 1400-1418
 
sai3 jung1 sai3 zung1 Sejong the Great or Sejong Daewang (1397-1450), reigned 1418-1450 as fourth king of Joseon or Chosun dynasty, in whose reign the hangeul alphabet was invented

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