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正直
Main
English Definitionupright; upstanding; honest
Simplified Script正直
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinzhèngzhí
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄥˋ ㄓˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zing3zik6
Word Decomposition
zhèngstraight; upright; proper; main; principal; to correct; to rectify; exactly; just (at that time); right (in that place); (math.) positive
zhístraight; to straighten; fair and reasonable; frank; straightforward; (indicates continuing motion or action); vertical; vertical downward stroke in Chinese characters; (Chinese surname); Zhi (c. 2000 BC), fifth of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神农 Farmer God

Related Words

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    
一直yīzhístraight (in a straight line); continuously; always; from the beginning of ... up to ...; all along
简直jiǎnzhísimply; at all; practically
垂直chuízhíperpendicular; vertical
笔直bǐzhíperfectly straight; straight as a ramrod; bolt upright
亢直kàngzhíupright and unyielding (literary)
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