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The Chinese word zhong - 种 - zhŏng
(type in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

zhŏng

Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced zhòng. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well:
If 种 is pronounced "zhòng", it means to plant.

English translations

type, seed, race, breed,
sort, kind, strain, to grow

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

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( zhong / zhŏng ) with pronunciation (English translation: type )
种 ( zhong / zhŏng ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 种 ( zhong / zhŏng ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Wo neng jiang liu zhong yuyan.
Wŏ néng jiăng liù zhŏng yŭyán.

 – English translation: I can speak six languages.

Character complexity
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is composed of 9 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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

kind  |  variety
 
More words that mean type in Chinese
lèixíng ( 类型 )
More words that mean seed in Chinese
zhòng ( 种 ), ( 子 ), ( 籽 )

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