YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

Main
English Definitionstraight; upright; proper; main; principal; to correct; to rectify; exactly; just (at that time); right (in that place); (math.) positive
See alsozhēng first month of the lunar year
Simplified Script
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinzhèng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄓㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zing3
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Basic,Intermediate

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    
真正zhēnzhènggenuine; real; true; genuinely
纠正jiūzhèngto correct; to make right
反正fǎnzhènganyway; in any case; to come over from the enemy's side
改正gǎizhèngto correct; to amend; to put right; correction
修正xiūzhèngto revise; to amend
Derived Words or Phrases    
Sign-in
Similar-sounding Words    
Sign-in
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables