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正式 zhèng shì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

正式 (zhèng shì) English Meaning

  • formal
  • official

Traditional Characters:  正式

正 forms words in:

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

式 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 这个典礼有多正式?
    Zhège diǎnlǐ yǒu duō zhèngshì?
    How formal is this ceremony?
  • 书信书信,尤指正式信件。
    Shūxìn shūxìn, yóu zhǐ zhèngshì xìnjiàn.
    A letter, especially a formal one.
  • 这封信是用正式文体写的。
    Zhè fēng xìn shì yòng zhèngshì wéntǐ xiě de.
    The letter is written in formal style.
  • 确定,鉴定对效力的正式断言
    Quèdìng, jiàndìng duì xiàolì de zhèngshì duànyán.
    A formal assertion of validity.
  • 该文件据称是一项正式声明。
    Gāi wénjiàn jù chēng shì yī xiàng zhèngshì shēngmíng.
    The document purports to be an official statement.
  • 我们被邀参加一次正式的午宴。
    Wǒmen bèi yāo cānjiā yīcì zhèngshì de wǔ yàn.
    We were invited to a formal luncheon.
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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

式 (shì): type; form; pattern; style

  •  (yì): arrow-grapin
  •  (gōng): work

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

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 式

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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