Chinese Word Entry

中空
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓㄨㄥ ㄎㄨㄥ
Mandarin (Pinyin): zhōng kōng
Cantonese (Jyutping): zung1 hung1
Definitions:
  1. hollow

  2. empty interior


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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

empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum, hollow, bare, deserted
Readings
Mandarin: ㄎㄨㄥ (kōng), ㄎㄨㄥˋ (kòng), ㄎㄨㄥˇ (kǒng)
Cantonese: hung1, hung3
Japanese: クウ (kuu) / そら (sora)、 あ.く (aku)、 あ.き (aki)、 あ.ける (akeru)、 から (kara)、 す.く (suku)、 す.かす (sukasu)、 むな.しい (munashii)
Korean: 공 (gong)
Vietnamese: không, khống, khổng