zhèng

  1. zhèng adjective upright; straight
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (ABC 'zhèng' 正 sv; Mathews 1931 '正', p. 42)
  2. zhèng adverb just doing something; just now
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (ABC 'zhèng' 正 adv 2; Mathews 1931 '正', p. 43)
  3. zhèng verb to straighten; to correct
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (ABC 'zhèng' 正 v; Guoyu '正' zhèng v 1; Kroll 2015 '正' zhèng 2, pp. 602-603; Mathews 1931 '正', p. 43)
  4. zhèng adjective main; central; primary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 正门 'main entrance' (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 1; Guoyu '正' zhèng adj 6; Mathews 1931 '正', p. 42)
  5. zhèng adjective fundamental; original
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: As in 正本 original manuscript (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 6; Mathews 1931 '正', p. 43)
  6. zhèng adjective precise; exact; accurate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 2; Unihan '正')
  7. zhèng adjective at right angles
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 3)
  8. zhèng adjective unbiased; impartial
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 不偏斜 (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 10; Guoyu '正' zhèng adj 2; Kroll 2015 '正' zhèng 1a, pp. 602-603)
  9. zhèng adjective true; correct; orthodox
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 5; Guoyu '正' zhèng adj 4; Kroll 2015 '正' zhèng 1, pp. 602-603; Mathews 1931 '正', p. 43; Unihan '正')
  10. zhèng adjective unmixed; pure
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 精纯 (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 4; Guoyu '正' zhèng adj 3)
  11. zhèng adjective positive (charge)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Physics
    Notes: The opposite of 负 'negative' (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 7; Guoyu '正' zhèng adj 7; Mathews 1931 '正', p. 43)
  12. zhèng adjective positive (number)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Mathematics
    Notes: As in 正数 (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 8; Guoyu '正' zhèng adj 7)
  13. zhèng adjective standard
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 11)
  14. zhèng adjective chief; principal; primary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 12; Guoyu '正' zhèng adj 5; Kroll 2015 '正' zhèng 4, pp. 602-603; Mathews 1931 '正', p. 43)
  15. zhèng adjective honest
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 9)
  16. zhèng verb to execute; to carry out
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'zhèng' 正 bf 14)
  17. zhèng adverb precisely
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: For example, 正合时 perfectly timed (ABC 'zhèng' 正 adv 1; Guoyu '正' zhèng adv 1; Kroll 2015 '正' zhèng 5, pp. 602-603; Mathews 1931 '正', p. 43)
  18. zhèng adjective accepted; conventional
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '正' zhèng adj 1; Kroll 2015 '正' zhèng 1b, pp. 602-603)
  19. zhèng verb to govern
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 政 (Kroll 2015 '正' zhèng 3, pp. 602-603)
  20. zhèng adverb only; just
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '正' zhèng 5a, pp. 602-603)
  21. zhēng noun first month
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Of the Chinese lunar calendar, as in 正月 (ABC 'zhēng' 正 adv 1; Guoyu '正' zhēng; Kroll 2015 '正' zhēng 1, pp. 602-603; Mathews 1931 '正', p. 44)
  22. zhēng noun center of a target
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '正' zhēng 2, pp. 602-603; Mathews 1931 '正', p. 44)
  23. zhèng adjective Righteous
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Fo Guang Shan
    Notes: (Glossary of Humanistic Buddhism)
  24. zhèng noun right manner; nyāya
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: nyāya, Japanese: jō, or: shō, Tibetan: rigs pa (BCSD '正', p. 683; DJBT '正', p. 424; Mahāvyutpatti 'nyāyaḥ'; MW 'nyāya'; SH '正', p. 192)

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