Chinese Word Entry

中午
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓㄨㄥ ㄨˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): zhōng wǔ
Cantonese (Jyutping): zung1 ng5
Definitions:
  1. noon

  2. midday
    (classifier: [个])


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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

noon, sign of the horse, 11AM-1PM, seventh sign of Chinese zodiac, 7th terrestrial branch
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨˇ (wǔ)
Cantonese: ng5
Japanese: ゴ (go) / うま (uma)
Korean: 오 (o)
Vietnamese: ngọ