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1 zhèngzheng4straight; upright; proper; main; principal; to correct; to rectify; exactly; just (at that time); right (in that place); (math.) positive
2正确 正確 zhèng quèzheng4 que4correct; proper
3正在 zhèng zàizheng4 zai4just at (that time); right in (that place); right in the middle of (doing sth)
4正常 zhèng chángzheng4 chang2regular; normal; ordinary
5正如 zhèng zheng4 ru2just as; precisely as
6正好 zhèng hǎozheng4 hao3just (in time); just right; just enough; to happen to; to chance to; by chance; it just so happens that
7正当 正當 zhèng dāngzheng4 dang1timely; just (when needed)
8正当 正當 zhèng dàngzheng4 dang4honest; reasonable; fair; sensible
9正要 zhèng yàozheng4 yao4to be just about to; to be on the point of
10正面 zhèng miànzheng4 mian4front; obverse side; right side; positive; direct; open
11正规 正規 zhèng guīzheng4 gui1regular; according to standards
12正方形 zhèng fāng xíngzheng4 fang1 xing2square
13正气 正氣 zhèng zheng4 qi4healthy environment; healthy atmosphere; righteousness; vital energy (in Chinese medicine)
14正中 zhèng zhōngzheng4 zhong1middle; center; right in the middle or center; nub
15正值 zhèng zhízheng4 zhi2main job; day job; steady full-time job (as opposed to temporary or casual); chief or principal post (as opposed to deputy); upright; upstanding; honest; just at the time of; honest; upright; (math.) positive value
16正统 正統 zhèng tǒngZheng4 tong3orthodox; Zhengtong Emperor, reign name of sixth Ming Emperor Zhu Qizhen 朱祁镇
17正经 正經 zhèng jīngzheng4 jing1decent; honorable; proper; serious; according to standards
18正安 zhèng ānZheng4 an1Zheng'an county in Zun'yi 遵义 , Guizhou
19正安县 正安縣 zhèng ān xiànZheng4 an1 Xian4Zheng'an county in Zun'yi 遵义 , Guizhou
20正版 zhèng bǎnzheng4 ban3genuine; legal; see also 盗版
21正半轴 正半軸 zhèng bàn zhóuzheng4 ban4 zhou2positive semiaxis (in coordinate geometry)
22正本 zhèng běnzheng4 ben3original (of a document); reserved copy (of a library book)
23正比 zhèng zheng4 bi3direct ratio; directly proportional
24正比例 zhèng zheng4 bi3 li4direct proportionality
25正步 zhèng zheng4 bu4goose-step (for military parades)
26正步走 zhèng zǒuzheng4 bu4 zou3to march at parade step; March! (military command)
27正餐 zhèng cānzheng4 can1(regular) meal; full meal; main course
28正常成本 zhèng cháng chéng běnzheng4 chang2 cheng2 ben3normal cost (accountancy)
29正常工作 zhèng cháng gōng zuòzheng4 chang2 gong1 zuo4normal operation; proper functioning
30正常化 zhèng cháng huàzheng4 chang2 hua4normalization (of diplomatic relations etc)
31正常菌群 zhèng cháng jūn qúnzheng4 chang2 jun1 qun2microbiome; microbiota
32正长石 正長石 zhèng cháng shízheng4 chang2 shi2orthoclase KAlSi3O8 (rock-forming mineral, type of feldspar)
33正常值 zhèng cháng zhízheng4 chang2 zhi2regular value; the norm
34正词法 正詞法 zhèng zheng4 ci2 fa3orthography (linguistics)
35正大光明 zhèng guāng míngzheng4 da4 guang1 ming2just and honorable
36正旦 zhèng dànzheng4 dan4starring female role in a Chinese opera
37正当年 正當年 zhèng dāng niánzheng4 dang1 nian2to be in the prime of life
38正当时 正當時 zhèng dāng shízheng4 dang1 shi2the right time for sth; the right season (for planting cabbage)
39正当中 正當中 zhèng dāng zhōngzheng4 dang1 zhong1right in the midpoint; a bull's eye; to hit the nail on the head
40正当防卫 正當防衛 zhèng dàng fáng wèizheng4 dang4 fang2 wei4reasonable self-defense; legitimate defense
41正当理由 正當理由 zhèng dàng yóuzheng4 dang4 li3 you2proper reason; reasonable grounds
42正当性 正當性 zhèng dàng xìngzheng4 dang4 xing4(political) legitimacy
43正当正派 正當正派 zhèng dàng zhèng pàizheng4 dang4 zheng4 pai4honorable and upright (in behavior) (idiom)
44正道 zhèng dàozheng4 dao4the correct path; the right way (Buddhism)
45正德 zhèng Zheng4 de2Zhengde Emperor, reign name of eleventh Ming emperor Zhu Houzhao 朱厚照
46正点 正點 zhèng diǎnzheng4 dian3on time; punctual (of train etc); awesome (slang)
47正点运行 正點運行 zhèng diǎn yùn xíngzheng4 dian3 yun4 xing2running on schedule
48正殿 zhèng diànzheng4 dian4positive charge (electricity); main hall of a Buddhist temple
49正电子 正電子 zhèng diàn zheng4 dian4 zi3positron (antiparticle of the electron)
50正电子断层 正電子斷層 zhèng diàn duàn céngzheng4 dian4 zi3 duan4 ceng2PET, positron emission tomography (medical imaging method)
51正电子发射层析 正電子發射層析 zhèng diàn shè céng zheng4 dian4 zi3 fa1 she4 ceng2 xi1positron emission tomography (PET)
52正电子发射断层照相术 正電子發射斷層照相術 zhèng diàn shè duàn céng zhào xiāng shùzheng4 dian4 zi3 fa1 she4 duan4 ceng2 zhao4 xiang1 shu4positron emission tomography (PET)
53正电子发射计算机断层 正電子發射計算機斷層 zhèng diàn shè suàn duàn céngzheng4 dian4 zi3 fa1 she4 ji4 suan4 ji1 duan4 ceng2PET, positron emission tomography (medical imaging method)
54正电子发射体层 正電子發射體層 zhèng diàn shè céngzheng4 dian4 zi3 fa1 she4 ti3 ceng2PET, positron emission tomography (medical imaging method)
55正电子照射断层摄影 正電子照射斷層攝影 zhèng diàn zhào shè duàn céng shè yǐngzheng4 dian4 zi3 zhao4 she4 duan4 ceng2 she4 ying3positrion emission tomography (PET)
56正丁醚 zhèng dīng zheng4 ding1 mi2butyl ether
57正定 zhèng dìngZheng4 ding4Zhengding county in Shijiazhuang 石家庄 , Hebei
58正定县 正定縣 zhèng dìng xiànZheng4 ding4 xian4Zhengding county in Shijiazhuang 石家庄 , Hebei
59正断层 正斷層 zhèng duàn céngzheng4 duan4 ceng2normal fault (geology)
60正对 正對 zhèng duìzheng4 dui4directly facing
61正多胞形 zhèng duō bāo xíngzheng4 duo1 bao1 xing2convex polytope
62正多面体 正多面體 zhèng duō miàn zheng4 duo1 mian4 ti3regular polyhedron
63正儿八板 正兒八板 zhèng ér bǎnzheng4 er2 ba1 ban3earnest; authentic
64正儿八经 正兒八經 zhèng ér jīngzheng4 er2 ba1 jing1serious; earnest; real; true
65正法 zhèng zheng4 fa3to execute; the law
66正反 zhèng fǎnzheng4 fan3positive and negative; pros and cons; inside and outside
67正反两面 正反兩面 zhèng fǎn liǎng miànzheng4 fan3 liang3 mian4two-way; reversible; both sides of the coin
68正方体 正方體 zhèng fāng zheng4 fang1 ti3a rectangular parallelepiped
69正方向 zhèng fāng xiàngzheng4 fang1 xiang4orientation
70正房 zhèng fángzheng4 fang2central building (in a traditional house); primary wife
71正锋 正鋒 zhèng fēngzheng4 feng1frontal attack (brush movement in painting)
72正逢其时 正逢其時 zhèng féng shízheng4 feng2 qi2 shi2to come at the right time; to be opportune
73正负 正負 zhèng zheng4 fu4positive and negative
74正负电子 正負電子 zhèng diàn zheng4 fu4 dian4 zi3electrons and positrons
75正负号 正負號 zhèng hàozheng4 fu4 hao4plus or minus sign ± (math.)
76正港 zhèng gǎngzheng4 gang3(slang) authentic; genuine
77正割 zhèng zheng4 ge1secant (of angle), written sec θ
78正宫娘娘 正宮娘娘 zhèng gōng niáng niángzheng4 gong1 niang2 niang2Empress; senior Imperial Consort; Queen Mother
79正骨 zhèng zheng4 gu3bonesetting; Chinese osteopathy
80正骨八法 zhèng zheng4 gu3 ba1 fa3the eight methods of bonesetting; Chinese osteopathy
81正规教育 正規教育 zhèng guī jiào zheng4 gui1 jiao4 yu4regular education
82正规军 正規軍 zhèng guī jūnzheng4 gui1 jun1regular army; standing army
83正轨 正軌 zhèng guǐzheng4 gui3the right track
84正号 正號 zhèng hàozheng4 hao4positive value sign + (math.); plus sign
85正合我意 zhèng zheng4 he2 wo3 yi4It's exactly what I am hoping for. (idiom)
86正化 zhèng huàzheng4 hua4normalization; to normalize
87正畸 zhèng zheng4 ji1orthodontics
88正极 正極 zhèng zheng4 ji2positive pole
89正交 zhèng jiāozheng4 jiao1orthogonality
90正交群 zhèng jiāo qúnzheng4 jiao1 qun2orthogonal group (math.)
91正角 zhèng jiǎozheng4 jiao3positive angle
92正教 zhèng jiàozheng4 jiao4lit. true religion; orthodox religion; orthodox Christianity; Islam (in the writing of Chinese or Hui theologians)
93正教真诠 正教真詮 zhèng jiào zhēn quánzheng4 jiao4 zhen1 quan2Exegesis of true religion by Wang Daiyu 王岱舆 , a study of Islam; also translated as Real hermeneutics of orthodox religion
94正襟危坐 zhèng jīn wēi zuòzheng4 jin1 wei1 zuo4to sit upright and still (idiom)
95正经八摆 正經八擺 zhèng jīng bǎizheng4 jing1 ba1 bai3very serious; solemn; variant of 正经八百
96正经八板 正經八板 zhèng jīng bǎnzheng4 jing1 ba1 ban3see 正经八百
97正剧 正劇 zhèng zheng4 ju4bourgeois tragedy
98正角 zhèng juézheng4 jue2good guy (in a story); hero
99正楷 zhèng kǎizheng4 kai3regular script (sim. to block capitals)
100正蓝旗 正藍旗 zhèng lán Zheng4 lan2 qi2Plain Blue banner or Shuluun Höh khoshuu in Xilin Gol league 锡林郭勒盟 , Inner Mongolia; Plain Blue banner or Shuluun Höh khoshuu in Xilin Gol league 锡林郭勒盟 , Inner Mongolia; also written 正兰旗
101正离子 正離子 zhèng zheng4 li2 zi3positive ion; cation (physics)
102正脸 正臉 zhèng liǎnzheng4 lian3a person's face as seen from the front
103正六边形 正六邊形 zhèng liù biān xíngzheng4 liu4 bian1 xing2regular hexagon
104正路 zhèng zheng4 lu4the right way
105正妹 zhèng mèizheng4 mei4(Tw) beautiful woman; sexy woman
106正门 正門 zhèng ménzheng4 men2main entrance; main gate; portal
107正名 zhèng míngzheng4 ming2to replace the current name or title of sth with a new one that reflects its true nature; rectification of names (a tenet of Confucian philosophy)
108正名责实 正名責實 zhèng míng shízheng4 ming2 ze2 shi2to call a thing by its right name (idiom)
109正模标本 正模標本 zhèng biāo běnzheng4 mo2 biao1 ben3holotype
110正能量 zhèng néng liàngzheng4 neng2 liang4positive energy; positivity
111正念 zhèng niànzheng4 nian4correct mindfulness (Buddhism)
112正宁 正寧 zhèng níngZheng4 ning2Zhengning county in Qingyang 庆阳 , Gansu
113正宁县 正寧縣 zhèng níng xiànZheng4 ning2 xian4Zhengning county in Qingyang 庆阳 , Gansu
114正派 zhèng pàizheng4 pai4upright
115正品 zhèng pǐnzheng4 pin3certified goods; quality product; normal product; A-class goods
116正气凛然 正氣凜然 zhèng lǐn ránzheng4 qi4 lin3 ran2awe-inspiring righteousness (idiom)
117正巧 zhèng qiǎozheng4 qiao3just by chance; to happen to (just at the right time); opportune
118正切 zhèng qiēzheng4 qie1(math.) tangent (trigonometric function)
119正确处理 正確處理 zhèng què chǔ zheng4 que4 chu3 li3to handle correctly
120正确处理人民内部矛盾 正確處理人民內部矛盾 zhèng què chǔ rén mín nèi máo dùnzheng4 que4 chu3 li3 ren2 min2 nei4 bu4 mao2 dun4On the correct handling of internal contradictions among the people, Mao Zedong's tract of 1957
121正确路线 正確路線 zhèng què xiànzheng4 que4 lu4 xian4correct line (i.e. the party line)
122正然 zhèng ránzheng4 ran2in the process of (doing something or happening); while (doing)
123正人君子 zhèng rén jūn zizheng4 ren2 jun1 zi5upright gentleman; man of honor
124正日 zhèng zheng4 ri4the day (of a festival, ceremony etc)
125正三角形 zhèng sān jiǎo xíngzheng4 san1 jiao3 xing2equilateral triangle
126正色 zhèng zheng4 se4stern; grim; resolute; firm; unflinching; fundamental colors
127正色厉声 正色厲聲 zhèng shēngzheng4 se4 li4 sheng1with a severe countenance and a harsh voice (idiom)
128正生 zhèng shēngzheng4 sheng1starring male role in a Chinese opera
129正盛邪衰 zhèng shèng xié shuāizheng4 sheng4 xie2 shuai1Good rises and evil falls. (idiom)
130正时 正時 zhèng shízheng4 shi2timing (of an engine)
131正史 zhèng shǐzheng4 shi3the 24 or 25 official dynastic histories; true history, as opposed to fictional adaptation or popular legends
132正事 zhèng shìzheng4 shi4to face squarely; to meet head on; to face up to; (emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated); precisely; exactly; even; if; just like; in the same way as; formal; official; first wife; legal wife; one's proper business
133正式翻译 正式翻譯 zhèng shì fān zheng4 shi4 fan1 yi4formal translation (linguistics)
134正式投票 zhèng shì tóu piàozheng4 shi4 tou2 piao4formal vote
135正书 正書 zhèng shūzheng4 shu1regular script (Chinese calligraphic style)
136正数 正數 zhèng shùzheng4 shu4positive number
137正太 zhèng tàizheng4 tai4young, cute boy; derived from Japanese loanword shotacon 正太控
138正态分布 正態分布 zhèng tài fēn zheng4 tai4 fen1 bu4(math.) normal distribution; Gaussian distribution
139正太控 zhèng tài kòngzheng4 tai4 kong4shotacon (Japanese loanword); manga or anime genre depicting young boys in an erotic manner
140正体 正體 zhèng zheng4 ti3standard form (of a Chinese character); plain font style (as opposed to bold or italic); printed style (as opposed to cursive); (Tw) traditional (i.e. unsimplified) characters
141正体字 正體字 zhèng zheng4 ti3 zi4standard form of a Chinese character; (Tw) traditional (i.e. unsimplified) characters
142正投影 zhèng tóu yǐngzheng4 tou2 ying3orthogonal projection
143正外部性 zhèng wài xìngzheng4 wai4 bu4 xing4positive influence, effect that people's doings or behavior have on others (society)
144正文 zhèng wénzheng4 wen2main text (as opposed to footnotes); main body (of a book)
145正午 zhèng zheng4 wu3midday; noon; noonday
146正五边形 正五邊形 zhèng biān xíngzheng4 wu3 bian1 xing2regular pentagon
147正误 正誤 zhèng zheng4 wu4true or false?; correct or incorrect; to correct errors (in a document)
148正误表 正誤表 zhèng biǎozheng4 wu4 biao3corrigenda
149正弦 zhèng xiánzheng4 xian2(math.) sine
150正弦波 zhèng xián zheng4 xian2 bo1sine wave; simple harmonic vibration
151正弦定理 zhèng xián dìng zheng4 xian2 ding4 li3law of sines
152正弦形 zhèng xián xíngzheng4 xian2 xing2sinusoidal (shaped like a sine wave)
153正镶白旗 正鑲白旗 zhèng xiāng bái Zheng4 xiang1 bai2 qi2Plain and Bordered White banner or Shuluun Hövööt Chagaan khoshuu in Xilin Gol league 锡林郭勒盟 , Inner Mongolia
154正象 zhèng xiàngzheng4 xiang4forward (direction); positive (thinking, mood, values etc); to be just like
155正向力 zhèng xiàng zheng4 xiang4 li4normal force (physics)
156正向前看 zhèng xiàng qián kànzheng4 xiang4 qian2 kan4look-ahead assertion
157正邪 zhèng xiézheng4 xie2opposition between vital energy 正气 (TCM)
158正邪相争 正邪相爭 zhèng xié xiāng zhēngzheng4 xie2 xiang1 zheng1term in TCM describing the progress of disease as an opposition between vital energy 正气
159正型标本 正型標本 zhèng xíng biāo běnzheng4 xing2 biao1 ben3holotype
160正牙带环 正牙帶環 zhèng dài huánzheng4 ya2 dai4 huan2orthodontic brace
161正言厉色 正言厲色 zhèng yán zheng4 yan2 li4 se4solemn in countenance (idiom); strict and unsmiling; solemn in word and countenance (idiom); strict and unsmiling; also written 正颜厉色
162正眼 zhèng yǎnzheng4 yan3facing directly (with one's eyes); (to look sb) in the eyes
163正阳 正陽 zhèng yángZheng4 yang2Zhangyang county in Zhumadian 驻马店 , Henan
164正阳县 正陽縣 zhèng yáng xiànZheng4 yang2 xian4Zhangyang county in Zhumadian 驻马店 , Henan
165正业 正業 zhèng zheng4 ye4one's regular job
166正意 zhèng zheng4 yi4justice; righteousness; just; righteous; sense (in DNA)
167正义党 正義黨 zhèng dǎngZheng4 yi4 dang3Justicialist Party
168正义斗争 正義鬥爭 zhèng dòu zhēngzheng4 yi4 dou4 zheng1righteous struggle
169正音 zhèng yīnzheng4 yin1standard pronunciation; to correct sb's pronunciation
170正音节缝 正音節縫 zhèng yīn jié fèngzheng4 yin1 jie2 feng4plus juncture (linguistics)
171正用 zhèng yòngzheng4 yong4correct usage
172正在中国访问 正在中國訪問 zhèng zài zhōng guó fǎng wènzheng4 zai4 Zhong1 guo2 fang3 wen4during a trip to China
173正则 正則 zhèng zheng4 ze2regular (figure in geometry)
174正则表达式 正則表達式 zhèng biǎo shìzheng4 ze2 biao3 da2 shi4regular expression (computing)
175正则参数 正則參數 zhèng cān shùzheng4 ze2 can1 shu4regular parametrization
176正着 正著 zhèng zháozheng4 zhao2head-on; red-handed
177正整数 正整數 zhèng zhěng shùzheng4 zheng3 shu4positive integer
178正正 zhèng zhèngzheng4 zheng4neat; orderly; just in time
179正正经经 正正經經 zhèng zheng jīng jīngzheng4 zheng5 jing1 jing1in a formal, serious, or earnest manner
180正中下怀 正中下懷 zhèng zhòng xià huáizheng4 zhong4 xia4 huai2exactly what one wants
181正中要害 zhèng zhòng yào hàizheng4 zhong4 yao4 hai4to hit the nail on the head (idiom)
182正传 正傳 zhèng zhuànzheng4 zhuan4main subject of long novel; true biography
183正装 正裝 zhèng zhuāngzheng4 zhuang1formal dress
184正子 zhèng zheng4 zi3positron; also called 正电子
185正字 zhèng zheng4 zi4to correct an erroneously written character; regular script (calligraphy); standard form (of a character or spelling)
186正字法 zhèng zheng4 zi4 fa3orthography
187正字通 zhèng tōngZheng4 zi4 tong1Zhengzitong, Chinese character dictionary with 33,549 entries, edited by Ming scholar Zhang Zilie 张自烈 in 17th century
188正宗 zhèng zōngzheng4 zong1orthodox school; fig. traditional; old school; authentic; genuine
189正祖 zhèng Zheng4 zu3Jeonjo (1752-1800), 22nd king of Korean Joseon dynasty

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