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English Definitiongenuine; real; true; genuinely
Simplified Script真正
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄣ ㄓㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zan1zing3
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
zhēnreally; truly; indeed; real; true; genuine
zhèngstraight; upright; proper; main; principal; to correct; to rectify; exactly; just (at that time); right (in that place); (math.) positive

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Words With Same Head Word    
真实zhēnshítrue; real
真是zhēnshiindeed; truly; (coll.) (used to express disapproval, annoyance etc about something)
真心zhēnxīnsincere; heartfelt
真的zhēndereally; truly
Words With Same Tail Word    
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
端正duānzhèngupright; regular; proper; correct
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