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Stroke Count
4 Strokes
Radical
丨 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. in, inside, middle, mean, center
Readings
Kun'yomi: なか。(Jouyou Reading)
うち、あた.る。
On'yomi: チュウ、ジュウ。(Go-on, Kan-on Readings)

Japanese Meaning for 中

Dictionary Entries for 中

uchi
noun, adverb
  1. inside; within
  2. while (e.g. one is young); during; within (e.g. a day); in the course of
  3. among; amongst; (out) of; between (as 〜のうち)
noun
  1. in (secret, chaos, poverty, etc.); amidst; with (e.g. success) (also 裡, 裏; as のうちに after a noun representing a state or condition)
  2. within oneself; one's feelings; inner thoughts
noun, no adjective
  1. we; our company; our organization
  2. one's home; one's family (also 家)
noun
  1. my spouse; my husband; my wife
  2. signed on behalf of (husband's name) by his wife (in a letter after the husband's name)
pronoun
  1. I; me (primarily used by women and children)
noun
  1. imperial palace grounds
  2. emperor
naka
noun
  1. inside; interior
noun, adverb
  1. among; within
noun
  1. middle; center; centre
noun, adverb
  1. during; while; middle; midst; amid
noun
  1. interval; gap
  2. mean; average
no adjective, noun
  1. second (of three, e.g. sons, volumes); middle
noun, no adjective
  1. medium grade; medium quality
noun
  1. red-light district
chuu
noun, prefix, suffix
  1. medium; average; middle
noun
  1. moderation
  2. middle school
  3. China
  4. volume two (of three)
noun, used as a suffix
  1. during (a certain time when one did or is doing something); under (construction, etc.); while
  2. in; out of; of the
juu
dyuu
suffix
  1. through; throughout; in the course of
  2. all over or throughout (e.g. a place)
chun
noun
  1. red dragon tile
  2. winning hand with a pung (or kong) of red dragon tiles

Stroke Order Diagrams for 中

Construction of Character for 中

Radicals and parts present in 中
Part mouth Kanji Details »
Part
Origin and construction of 中
  1. 象形旗ざおを枠に突き通した様。

Kanji related to 中

  • 西

  • 使

    調

    沿

Meanings in Other Languages for 中

French
  1. dans, dedans, à l'intérieur, milieu, centre, moyenne
Portuguese
  1. em, interior, médio, meio, centro
Spanish
  1. centro, dentro, interior, medio

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