Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓㄨㄥ ㄈㄨˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): zhōng fú
Cantonese (Jyutping): zung1 fuk6
Definition: last ten days of July and first ten days of August, the second of 三伏, three hottest periods of the year

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Chinese characters used in this word

in, inside, middle, mean, center, central, in the midst of, hit (target), attain
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

prostrated, bend down, bow, cover, lay (pipes), crouch, crawl, lie hidden, conceal
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˊ (fú), ㄈㄨˋ (fù)
Cantonese: buk6, fuk6
Japanese: フク (fuku)、 フウ (fuu)、 ブク (buku) / ふ.せる (fuseru)、 ふ.す (fusu)、 したがう (shitagau)
Korean: 복 (bog), 부 (bu)
Vietnamese: phục