Chinese Word Entry

中南
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓㄨㄥ ㄋㄢˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Zhōng Nán
Cantonese (Jyutping): zung1 naam4
Definitions:
  1. South Central China (Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan)

  2. abbr. for China-South Africa


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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

south, southern part, southward
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄢˊ (nán), ㄋㄚ (nā)
Cantonese: naam4
Japanese: ナン (nan)、 ナ (na)、 ダン (dan) / みなみ (minami)
Korean: 남 (nam)
Vietnamese: nam