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正当
Main
English Definitiontimely; just (when needed)
See alsozhèngdàng honest; reasonable; fair; sensible; legit; legitimate; genuine; legal
Simplified Script正当
Traditional Script正當
Pinyinzhèngdāng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄥˋ ㄉㄤ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zing3dong3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
zhèngstraight; upright; proper; main; principal; to correct; to rectify; exactly; just (at that time); right (in that place); (math.) positive
dāngto be; to act as; manage; withstand; when; during; ought; should; match equally; equal; same; obstruct; just at (a time or place); on the spot; right; just at

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Words With Same Head Word    
正在zhèngzàijust at (that time); right in (that place); right in the middle of (doing something)
正确zhèngquècorrect; proper
正式zhèngshìformal; official
正常zhèngchángregular; normal; ordinary
正好zhènghǎojust (in time); just right; just enough; to happen to; to chance to; by chance; it just so happens that
Words With Same Tail Word    
应当yīngdāngshould; ought to
相当xiāngdāngequivalent to; appropriate; considerably; to a certain extent; fairly; quite
不敢当bùgǎn dānglit. I dare not (accept the honor); fig. I don't deserve your praise; you flatter me
充当chōngdāngto serve as; to act as; to play the role of
担当dāndāngto take upon oneself; to assume responsibility
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