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正 zhèng:  Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 5 UNDER CONSTRUCTION

正 (zhèng) English Meaning

  • upright
  • centrally located
  • (of time or figure) exactly
  • precisely
  • correct
  • positive (maths)
  • (of taste) pure

Traditional Character:  

+ is only found in HSK 5.

正 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences


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Stroke Order & Character Components

正 (zhèng): just (right); main; upright; straight; correct; positive; greater than zero; principle; to correct; to rectify

  •  (yī): one
  •  (zhǐ): to stop

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 正

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 反正(fǎn zhèng):  to put things back in order; to return to the correct path; in any event; come what may; whatever happens (I’m still sure it’s right); anyway
  • 改正(gǎi zhèng):  to correct; to amend; to put right; correction; CL:  個|个(gè)
  • 正(zhèng):  upright; centrally located; (of time or figure) exactly; precisely; correct; positive (maths); (of taste) pure

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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