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The Chinese word zhong - 种 - zhòng
(to plant in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced zhŏng. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

to plant, kind, seed, breed, species, race,
type, sort

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 种 ( zhòng ) correctly?"

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Chinese characters  ( zhong / zhòng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to plant )
种 ( zhong / zhòng ) in traditional characters

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

grain  |  plant
种 ( zhong / zhòng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 127)
Chinese example words containing the character 种 ( zhong / zhòng )
各种 ( gèzhŏng = various ), 品种 ( pĭnzhŏng = breed ), 种植 ( zhòngzhí = to grow )
Other characters that are pronounced zhòng in Chinese
More words that mean to plant in Chinese
ānchā ( 安插 ), zhí ( 植 )
More words that mean kind in Chinese
bān ( 般 ), hăo ( 好 ), ( 和 ), shàn ( 善 ), yàng ( 样 ), yŏuhăo ( 友好 )

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