char. medium; heart, mind; China; mediator; halfway (between two extremes); fit for
Other meanings
[zhōng]   n. middle, center; inside
[zhòng]   v. hit, fit exactly; fall into, suffer, be affected by
[zhōng]   n./adj. (used after a verb to indicate continuity) in the course of, in the process of; (dialect) all right, OK
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    down radical, the vertical stroke (not in use now as an independent character) (for )
    one (for )
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
zhōng hào
adj. medium size
zhōng yōng
adj./n. golden mean; doctrine of the mean
zhōng jiè suǒ
n. agent, intermediary
zhōng xī yī
nphr. Chinese and Western medicine
zhè xiē huà hái zhōng tīng .
phr. These remarks sound quite agreeable.
zhōng měi
n. China and the United States
wài qiáng zhōng gān
idiom. to be outwardly strong but inwardly weak