Japanese Word Entry

中心人物
Kana:ちゅうしんじんぶつ
Romaji:chuushinjinbutsu
Definition: leader, central personage

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Chinese characters used in this word

in, inside, middle, mean, center, central, in the midst of, hit (target), attain
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨㄥ (zhōng), ㄓㄨㄥˋ (zhòng)
Cantonese: zung1, zung3
Japanese: チュウ (chuu) / なか (naka)、 うち (uchi)、 あた.る (ataru)
Korean: 중 (jung)
Vietnamese: trung, trúng

heart, mind, spirit, heart radical (no. 61), intelligence, soul
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄣ (xīn)
Cantonese: sam1
Japanese: シン (shin) / こころ (kokoro)、 -ごころ (-gokoro)
Korean: 심 (sim)
Vietnamese: tâm
Variants
Semantic variant form:

person, man, people, mankind, someone else
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖㄣˊ (rén)
Cantonese: jan4
Japanese: ジン (jin)、 ニン (nin) / ひと (hito)、 -り (-ri)、 -と (-to)
Korean: 인 (in)
Vietnamese: nhân
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

thing, object, matter, substance, creature
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨˋ (wù)
Cantonese: mat6
Japanese: ブツ (butsu)、 モツ (motsu) / もの (mono)、 もの- (mono-)
Korean: 물 (mul)
Vietnamese: vật