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Zero in Chinese / Japanese...

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líng
rei / zero
Zero Vertical Wall Scroll

零 is the number zero in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja.

零 is a strange selection for a wall scroll, so it's here mostly for reference. I guess it's OK if zero is important to you.


Note: In modern Japan and China, they will often just write a circle to represent zero in lieu of this character.

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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líng / ling2
ling
 maru / まる
Zero Vertical Wall Scroll
zero
(1) circle (sometimes used for zero); (2) 'correct' (when marking); (3) symbol used as a placeholder (either because a number of other words could be used in that position, or because of censorship); (4) period; full stop; (5) maru mark; semivoiced sound; p-sound

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/ wu2
wu
 bu / む
(1) nothing; naught; nought; nil; zero; (prefix) (2) un-; non-
not, no, none (無)


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/ wu2
wu
 mu / のん
Zero Vertical Wall Scroll
not to have; no; none; not; to lack; un-; -less
(1) nothing; naught; nought; nil; zero; (prefix) (2) un-; non-; (prefix) (1) un-; non-; (2) bad ...; poor ...; (female given name) Non
Sanskrit a, or before a vowel an, similar to English un-, in- in a negative sense; not no, none, non-existent, v. 不, 非, 否; opposite of 有.

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líng / ling2
ling
 rei / re / れい
Zero Vertical Wall Scroll
zero; nought; zero sign; fractional; fragmentary; odd (of numbers); (placed between two numbers to indicate a smaller quantity followed by a larger one); fraction; (in mathematics) remainder (after division); extra; to wither and fall; to wither
(noun - becomes adjective with の) (kana only) zero; nought; (female given name) Rei

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líng / ling2
ling
 maru / まる
character used in Taiwan as a substitute for a real name (like "X" in English); variant of 〇[ling2]
(1) circle (sometimes used for zero); (2) 'correct' (when marking); (3) symbol used as a placeholder (either because a number of other words could be used in that position, or because of censorship); (4) period; full stop; (5) maru mark; semivoiced sound; p-sound

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dòng / dong4
tung
 dō / ほら
cave; hole; zero (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers); CL:個|个[ge4]
hollow; cavity; hole; cave; (surname) Horasaki
A hole, cave; to see through, know.

ゼロ

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 zero / ゼロ (noun - becomes adjective with の) (kana only) zero; nought; (personal name) Zero

元標

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 genpyou / genpyo / げんぴょう zero milestone

整域

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 seiiki / seki / せいいき {math} integral domain; ring with no divisors of zero

清零

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qīng líng / qing1 ling2
ch`ing ling / ching ling
(computing) to clear memory; to reset; to zero (a hard drive)

準星


准星

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zhǔn xīng / zhun3 xing1
chun hsing
 junsei / junse / じゅんせい
front sight (firearms); the zero point indicator marked on a steelyard
(abbreviation) (obsolete) (See クエーサー,準恒星状天体) quasar; QSO; (personal name) Junsei

跳び

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 tobi / とび (1) (abbreviation) flying; leaping; flight; leap; (2) naught; zero; oh; (3) flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo)

近零

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jìn líng / jin4 ling2
chin ling
to approach zero (in calculus)

零下

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líng xià / ling2 xia4
ling hsia
 reika / reka / れいか
below zero
(noun - becomes adjective with の) below zero; sub-zero

零元

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 reigen / regen / れいげん {math} zero element

零和

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líng hé / ling2 he2
ling ho
zero-sum (game, in economics etc)

零度

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líng dù / ling2 du4
ling tu
 reido / redo / れいど
zero degree
(1) zero degrees (Celsius); freezing point; (2) zero (on a scale)

零戦

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 zerosen / ゼロせん    reisen / resen / れいせん Zero fighter plane

零族

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líng zú / ling2 zu2
ling tsu
lit. zero group; another word for the inert or noble gases 惰性氣體|惰性气体

零日

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líng rì / ling2 ri4
ling jih
zero-day (attack, vulnerability etc) (computing)

零時


零时

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líng shí / ling2 shi2
ling shih
 reiji / reji / れいじ
midnight; zero hour
twelve o'clock; midnight; noon

零点

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 reiten / reten / れいてん (1) zero (points, marks); no marks; (2) {math} zero (of a function); root; (3) (See 零度・1) zero degrees (Celsius); freezing point

零點


零点

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líng diǎn / ling2 dian3
ling tien
midnight; to order à la carte; (math.) zero of a function
See: 零点

非零

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fēi líng / fei1 ling2
fei ling
 hirei / hire / ひれい
nonzero
(can be adjective with の) {math} (See ゼロ以外) non-zero

飛び

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 tobi / とび (1) (abbreviation) flying; leaping; flight; leap; (2) naught; zero; oh; (3) flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo); (4) (mahj) running out of points (zero or fewer); game ending due to a player running out of points

○;〇

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 maru / まる (1) (See 丸・まる・1) circle (sometimes used for zero); (2) (See 二重丸・にじゅうまる) 'correct' (when marking); (3) (See 〇〇・まるまる・1) symbol used as a placeholder (either because a number of other words could be used in that position, or because of censorship); (4) (See 句点) period; full stop; (5) (See 半濁点) maru mark; semivoiced sound; p-sound

ゼロ戦

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 zerosen / ゼロせん Zero fighter plane

ゼロ次

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 zeroji / ゼロじ (adjectival noun) zero-order

原爆點


原爆点

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yuán bào diǎn / yuan2 bao4 dian3
yüan pao tien
ground zero

定盤星


定盘星

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dìng pán xīng / ding4 pan2 xing1
ting p`an hsing / ting pan hsing
the zero point indicator marked on a steelyard; fixed opinion; solid idea; decisive plan

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Dictionary

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Zero
零 / 〇
rei / zerolíng / ling2 / ling
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.



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