Chinese Word Entry

中國通

Simplified Chinese form: 中国通

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓㄨㄥ ㄍㄨㄛˊ ㄊㄨㄥ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Zhōng guó tōng
Cantonese (Jyutping): zung1 gwok3 tung1
Definitions:
  1. China watcher

  2. an expert on China

  3. an old China hand


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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 / なか、 うち、 あた.る
Korean:
Vietnamese: trung, trúng

country, nation, nation-state
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨㄛˊ (guó)
Cantonese: gwok3
Japanese: コク / くに
Korean:
Vietnamese: quốc
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:
Semantic variant form:

traffic, pass through, avenue, commute, counter for letters, notes, documents, etc., common, communicate
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄨㄥ (tōng), ㄊㄨㄥˋ (tòng)
Cantonese: tung1
Japanese: ツウ、 ツ、 トウ / とお.る、 とお.り、 -とお.り、 -どお.り、 とお.す、 とお.し、 -どお.し、 かよ.う
Korean:
Vietnamese: thông