中 and the flags

Another version of the origin of the 中 character comes from an umpteenth type of ancient spelling evoking a circle with a flag on each side. The flags indicate the neighboring countries and in the center, the country in the middle, later called China or the Middle Kingdom.

zhong old chinese character centre

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Reading level for a character

Articles on characters:

Radical arrow 矢

Radical child 子

Radical eye 目

Radical heart 心

Radical illness 疒

Radical knife 刀,刂

Radical 巳

Character 青

15 October 2020

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