诚实 chéng shí: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

诚实 (chéng shí) English Meaning

  • honest
  • honesty
  • honorable
  • truthful

Traditional Character:  誠實

诚 forms words in:

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

实 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 诚实是一种美德。
    Chéngshí shì yī zhǒng měidé.
    Honesty is a virtue.
  • 诚实是最明智的。
    Chéngshí shì zuì míngzhì de.
    Honesty is the best policy.
  • 我不觉得他诚实。
    Wǒ bù juédé tā chéngshí.
    I don’t think that he’s honest.
  • 纳税诚实不吃亏。
    Nàshuì chéngshí bù chīkuī.
    It pays to be honest with the taxman.
  • 我相信你是诚实的。
    Wǒ xiāngxìn nǐ shì chéngshí de.
    I believe you’re honest.
  • 有些人质疑他的诚实。
    Yǒuxiē rén zhíyí tā de chéngshí.
    Some people questioned his honesty.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 cheng 2

诚 (chéng): honest; sincere; true

  •  (yán): speech
  •  (chéng): to succeed; to finish; to complete; to accomplish; to become; to turn into; to be all right; OK!; one tenth

实 (shí): real; true; honest; really; solid; fruit; seed; definitely

  • (mián): roof
  • (tóu): head; hair style; the top; end; beginning or end; a stub; remnant; chief; boss; side; aspect; first; leading; classifier for pigs or livestock; CL: 個|個|个(gè)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 诚

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 实

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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