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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
hsk 3 shi 2

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

  • 诚恳 (chéng kěn): sincere; honest; cordial

HSK 6 Word List

  • 诚挚 (chéng zhì): sincere; cordial
  • 忠诚 (zhōng chéng): devoted; fidelity; loyal; loyalty

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 实

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 果实(guǒshí): fruit (from work); results; gains
  • 结实(jiē shi): rugged; sturdy
  • 老实(lǎo shi): honest; sincere; open and guileless; naive
  • 实话(shí huà): truth
  • 实践(shí jiàn): to practice; to put into practice; to fulfill
  • 实习(shí xí): to practice; field work
  • 实现(shí xiàn): to achieve; to implement; to realize; to bring about
  • 实验(shí yàn): to experiment; experiments; CL: 個|个(gè), 次(cì)
  • 实用(shí yòng): practical; functional; pragmatic; applied (science)
  • 事实(shì shí): a fact; the fact that; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 现实(xiàn shí): reality; actuality; real; actual; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 真实(zhēn shí): true; real

HSK 6 Word List

  • 充实(chōng shí): rich; substantial; enrich; substantiate
  • 坚实(jiān shí): firm and substantial; solid
  • 落实(luò shí): practical; workable; to implement; to carry out; to decide
  • 名副其实(míng fù qí shí): not just in name only, but also in reality (idiom)
  • 朴实(pǔshí): plain; simple; guileless; down-to-earth; sincere and honest
  • 切实(qiè shí): feasible; earnestly; conscientiously; realistic; practical
  • 实惠(shí huì): tangible benefit; material advantages; advantageous (deal); substantial (discount)
  • 实力(shí lì): strength
  • 实施(shí shī): to implement; to carry out
  • 实事求是(shí shì qiú shì): to seek truth from facts (idiom); to be practical and realistic
  • 实行(shí xíng): to implement; to carry out; to put into practice
  • 实质(shí zhì): substance; essence
  • 踏实(tā shi): practical; down-to-earth; realistic; firmly based; steadfast; to have peace of mind; free from anxiety
  • 扎实(zhā shi): strong; solid; sturdy; firm; practical
  • 证实(zhèng shí): to confirm (something to be true); to verify
  • 忠实(zhōng shí): faithful

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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