Pronunciation

zhēng

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zhēng Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
zhēng | zheng1
English translation
first month of the lunar year
just (right)
main
upright
straight
correct
positive
greater than zero
principle
straight, right, proper, correct, just, true

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About zhēng

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Number of strokes

5

Traditional form

zhēng

Contains the radical

zhǐ

Part of speech

Adverb / 副词 fù cí Fù cí

Learning hint

A foot  zhǐ stopping in the right place 

Etymology of zhēng

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

一止

Explanation

Pictograph of a foot ( zhǐ ) heading toward a city. Based on the original meaning "go on a military campaign", now written as zhēng . The meaning later shifted to "power", "rule" ( zhèng ), and "correct" ( zhēng ).

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Example sentences using zhēng

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shì hěn hǎo de 学生 xuésheng , 体育运动 tǐ yù yùn dòng cái 是他真正 zhēnzhèng 出色 chūsè zhī chǔ .

He's a pretty good student, but sports are where he really shines.

知道 zhīdào 这个 zhè ge 城里有家真正 zhēnzhèng 像样 xiàng yàng ér de hǎo 旅馆 lǚ guǎn ?

Do you know of a really good hotel in this city?

赶快 gǎnkuài 回来 huí lai hǎo ?我们 wǒmen zhēng děng zhāo 结果 jiēguǒ ne .

Hurry back , won't you? We're waiting for the result.

人们 rén men zhēng 试图 shìtú 水獭 shuǐ tǎ 引诱 yǐn yòu huí 河里.

An attempt is being made to entice otters back to the river.

zǎi huí 船只 chuán zhī 直升飞机 zhí shēng fēi jī zhēng Xiàng jiàn Ōu 进发 jìn fā .

Recovery ships and helicopters are headed for the splashdown area.

Words with zhēng

Explore 25 words and sayings that include the Chinese character zhēng in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
zhēng straight zhēng
正在 zhèngzài just at (that time)正在 zhèngzài
真正 zhēnzhèng genuine真正 zhēnzhèng
正常 zhèngcháng regular正常 zhèngcháng
正式 zhèngshì formal正式 zhèngshì
正确 zhèngquè correct正確
正是 zhèng shì precisely正是 zhèng shì
反正 fǎnzhèng anyway反正 fǎnzhèng
正好 zhènghǎo just (in time)正好 zhènghǎo
公正 gōngzhèng just公正 gōngzhèng
正义 zhèngyì justice正義
正当 zhèngdāng honest正當
正面 zhèng miàn front正面 zhèng miàn
纠正 jiūzhèng to correct糾正
正品 zhèng pǐn certified goods正品 zhèng pǐn
正如 zhèng rú just as正如 zhèng rú
正规 zhèngguī regular正規
正经 zhèngjīng decent正經
修正 xiū zhèng to revise修正 xiū zhèng
正直 zhèng zhí upright正直 zhèng zhí
正要 zhèng yào to be just about to正要 zhèng yào
改正 gǎizhèng to correct改正 gǎizhèng
修正主义 xiū zhèng zhǔ yì revisionism修正主義
正事 zhèng shì one's proper business正事 zhèng shì
正宗 zhèngzōng orthodox school正宗 zhèngzōng

zhēng Decomposition & Compounds

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zhēng Compounds

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  • zhēng
    • shì
      • , , shī , , , , , , wěi , shí , shí , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , wěi ,
    • dìng
      • zhàn , diàn , dìng , diàn , , dìng , dìng , dìng , dìng , dìng , , , , , zhàn , , , ,
    • Chǔ
      • chù , chù , Chǔ , , , chǔ ,
    • zhèng
    • zhēng
    • Yán
    • xuán
      • xuán , xuán , xuán , xuàn , xuàn , , ,
    • xiè
    • yān
      • niān , yàn , yān , yān , yān , , ,
    • gāng
      • gāng
    • zhèng , zhěng , zhèng , wāi , zhēng , , , , zhēng , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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