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1 zhēnzhen1really; truly; indeed; real; true; genuine
2认真 認真 rèn zhēnren4 zhen1conscientious; earnest; serious; to take seriously; to take to heart
3真正 zhēn zhèngzhen1 zheng4genuine; real; true; genuinely
4真实 真實 zhēn shízhen1 shi2true; real
5真理 zhēn zhen1 li3truth; Classifiers:
6天真 tiān zhēntian1 zhen1naive; innocent; artless
7真诚 真誠 zhēn chéngzhen1 cheng2true; sincere; genuine
8真空 zhēn kōngzhen1 kong1vacuum
9女真 zhēnNu:3 zhen1Jurchen, a Tungus ethnic group, predecessor of the Manchu ethnic group who founded the Later Jin Dynasty 后金 and Qing Dynasty
10真实性 真實性 zhēn shí xìngzhen1 shi2 xing4authenticity; truthfulness; veracity; reality; validity
11真菌 zhēn jūnzhen1 jun1fungi; fungus
12真相 zhēn xiàngzhen1 xiang4the whole elephant (i.e. not the small parts felt by the proverbial blind feelers); fig. the whole picture; a realistic overall view of the whole situation; the truth about sth; the actual facts
13真挚 真摯 zhēn zhìzhen1 zhi4sincere; sincerity
14逼真 zhēnbi1 zhen1lifelike; true to life; distinctly; clearly
15果真 guǒ zhēnguo3 zhen1really; as expected; sure enough; if indeed...; if it's really...
16真切 zhēn qièzhen1 qie4vivid; distinct; clear; sincere; honest
17真心 zhēn xīnzhen1 xin1sincere; heartfelt; Classifiers:
18真人 zhēn rénzhen1 ren2a real person; Daoist spiritual master
19真情 zhēn qíngzhen1 qing2real situation; the truth
20铁木真 鐵木真 tiě zhēnTie3 mu4 zhen1Temujin, birth name of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗
21真假 zhēn jiǎzhen1 jia3genuine or fake; true or false
22奥姆真理教 奧姆真理教 Ào zhēn jiàoAo4 mu3 Zhen1 li3 jiao4Aum Shinrikyo (or Supreme Truth), the Japanese death cult responsible for the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway
23半真半假 bàn zhēn bàn jiǎban4 zhen1 ban4 jia3(idiom) half true and half false
24保真度 bǎo zhēn bao3 zhen1 du4fidelity
25不明真相 míng zhēn xiàngbu4 ming2 zhen1 xiang4to be unaware of the truth (idiom)
26不识庐山真面目 不識廬山真面目 shì shān zhēn miàn bu4 shi4 Lu2 shan1 zhen1 mian4 mu4lit. not to know the true face of Lushan Mountain; fig. can't see the forest for the trees
27成真 chéng zhēncheng2 zhen1to come true
28传真 傳真 chuán zhēnchuan2 zhen1fax; facsimile
29传真电报 傳真電報 chuán zhēn diàn bàochuan2 zhen1 dian4 bao4phototelegram
30传真发送 傳真發送 chuán zhēn sòngchuan2 zhen1 fa1 song4fax transmission
31传真号码 傳真號碼 chuán zhēn hào chuan2 zhen1 hao4 ma3fax number
32传真机 傳真機 chuán zhēn chuan2 zhen1 ji1fax machine
33纯真 純真 chún zhēnchun2 zhen1innocent and unaffected; pure and unadulterated
34纯真天然 純真天然 chún zhēn tiān ránchun2 zhen1 tian1 ran2natural; authentic
35纯真无垢 純真無垢 chún zhēn gòuchun2 zhen1 wu2 gou4pure of heart
36纯真无邪 純真無邪 chún zhēn xiéchun2 zhen1 wu2 xie2pure and innocent (idiom)
37当真 當真 dàng zhēndang4 zhen1to take seriously; serious; No joking, really!
38道真仡佬族苗族自治县 道真仡佬族苗族自治縣 dào zhēn lǎo miáo zhì xiànDao4 zhen1 Ge1 lao3 zu2 Miao2 zu2 Zi4 zhi4 xian4Daozhen Klau and Hmong Autonomous County in Zun'yi 遵义 , northeast Guizhou
39道真县 道真縣 dào zhēn xiànDao4 zhen1 xian4Daozhen Klau and Hmong autonomous county in Zun'yi 遵义 , northeast Guizhou
40道真自治县 道真自治縣 dào zhēn zhì xiànDao4 zhen1 Zi4 zhi4 xian4Daozhen Klau and Hmong autonomous county in Zun'yi 遵义 , northeast Guizhou
41低保真 bǎo zhēndi1 bao3 zhen1low fidelity; lo-fi
42电视真人秀节目 電視真人秀節目 diàn shì zhēn rén xiù jié dian4 shi4 zhen1 ren2 xiu4 jie2 mu4reality TV show
43笃意真古 篤意真古 zhēn du3 yi4 zhen1 gu3straightforward and traditional (of writing style) (idiom)
44返璞归真 返璞歸真 fǎn guī zhēnfan3 pu2 gui1 zhen1to return to one's true self; to regain the natural state
45仿真 fǎng zhēnfang3 zhen1to emulate; to simulate; emulation; simulation
46仿真服务器 仿真服務器 fǎng zhēn fang3 zhen1 fu2 wu4 qi4emulation server
47高保真 gāo bǎo zhēngao1 bao3 zhen1high fidelity; hi-fi
48归真 歸真 guī zhēngui1 zhen1to die (Buddhism)
49归真返璞 歸真返璞 guī zhēn fǎn gui1 zhen1 fan3 pu2see 返璞归真
50果真如此 guǒ zhēn guo3 zhen1 ru2 ci3if this is really true (idiom)
51还原真相 還原真相 huán yuán zhēn xiànghuan2 yuan2 zhen1 xiang4to set the record straight; to clarify the facts
52患难见真情 患難見真情 huàn nàn jiàn zhēn qínghuan4 nan4 jian4 zhen1 qing2true sentiments are seen in hard times (idiom); you see who your true friends are when you go through tough times together; you see who your true friends are when you are in difficulties
53患难之交才是真正的朋友 患難之交纔是真正的朋友 huàn nàn zhī jiāo cái shì zhēn zhèng de péng youhuan4 nan4 zhi1 jiao1 cai2 shi4 zhen1 zheng4 de5 peng2 you5a friend in need is a friend indeed (English proverb); cf idiom 患難之交 |患难之交 , a friend in need
54货真价实 貨真價實 huò zhēn jià shíhuo4 zhen1 jia4 shi2genuine goods at fair prices
55几可乱真 幾可亂真 luàn zhēnji1 ke3 luan4 zhen1to seem almost genuine; easily mistaken for the real thing
56疾风知劲草,烈火见真金 疾風知勁草,烈火見真金 fēng zhī jìn cǎo , liè huǒ jiàn zhēn jīnji2 feng1 zhi1 jin4 cao3 , lie4 huo3 jian4 zhen1 jin1the storm put strong grass to the test, fire tests true gold (idiom); fig. troubled times test a faithful minister; to show one's true colors after a stern test
57假戏真唱 假戲真唱 jiǎ zhēn chàngjia3 xi4 zhen1 chang4fiction comes true; play-acting that turns into reality
58假戏真做 假戲真做 jiǎ zhēn zuòjia3 xi4 zhen1 zuo4to turn a joke into actuality (idiom)
59假左真右 jiǎ zuǒ zhēn yòujia3 zuo3 zhen1 you4to appear to be Left but be Right in essence (idiom)
60鉴真 鑒真 jiàn zhēnJian4 zhen1Jianzhen or Ganjin (688-763), Tang dynastic Buddhist monk, who crossed to Japan after several unsuccessful attempts, influential in Japanese Buddhism
61鉴真和尚 鑒真和尚 jiàn zhēn shangJian4 zhen1 he2 shang5Jianzhen or Ganjin (688-763), Tang Buddhist monk, who crossed to Japan after several unsuccessful attempts, influential in Japanese Buddhism
62较真 較真 jiào zhēnjiao4 zhen1serious; in earnest
63较真儿 較真兒 jiào zhēn rjiao4 zhen1 r5erhua variant of 较真
64酒后吐真言 酒後吐真言 jiǔ hòu zhēn yánjiu3 hou4 tu3 zhen1 yan2after wine, spit out the truth; in vino veritas
65六字真言 liù zhēn yánliu4 zi4 zhen1 yan2the six-syllable Sanskrit mantra of Avalokiteshvara bodhisattva (i.e. om mani padme hum)
66乱真 亂真 luàn zhēnluan4 zhen1to pass off as genuine; spurious
67美梦成真 美夢成真 měi mèng chéng zhēnmei3 meng4 cheng2 zhen1a dream come true
68某某真迹 某某真跡 mǒu mǒu zhēn mou3 mou3 zhen1 ji4genuine work of painting or calligraphy (idiom)
69弄假成真 nòng jiǎ chéng zhēnnong4 jia3 cheng2 zhen1pretense that turns into reality (idiom); to play at make-believe, but accidentally make it true
70女真语 女真語 zhēn Nu:3 zhen1 yu3Jurchen language
71彭真 péng zhēnPeng2 Zhen1Peng Zhen (1902-1997), Chinese communist leader
72千真万确 千真萬確 qiān zhēn wàn quèqian1 zhen1 wan4 que4absolutely true (idiom); manifold; true from many points of view
73清真 qīng zhēnqing1 zhen1Islamic; Muslim; halal (of food); clean; pure
74清真寺 qīng zhēn qing1 zhen1 si4mosque
75情真意切 qíng zhēn qièqing2 zhen1 yi4 qie4true love and genuine concern (idiom)
76杀真菌 殺真菌 shā zhēn jūnsha1 zhen1 jun1fungicidal; to have a fungicidal effect
77杀真菌剂 殺真菌劑 shā zhēn jūn sha1 zhen1 jun1 ji4fungicide
78生动逼真 生動逼真 shēng dòng zhēnsheng1 dong4 bi1 zhen1intensely alive and life-like; vivid (idiom)
79失真 shī zhēnshi1 zhen1to lack fidelity; (signal) distortion
80实践是检验真理的唯一标准 實踐是檢驗真理的唯一標準 shí jiàn shì jiǎn yàn zhēn de wéi biāo zhǔnshi2 jian4 shi4 jian3 yan4 zhen1 li3 de5 wei2 yi1 biao1 zhun3Actual practice is the sole criterion for judging truth (item from Deng Xiaoping theory, from 1978)
81孰真孰假 shú zhēn shú jiǎshu2 zhen1 shu2 jia3what is true and what is fake
82率真 shuài zhēnshuai4 zhen1frank and sincere; candid
83天真烂漫 天真爛漫 tiān zhēn làn màntian1 zhen1 lan4 man4innocent and unaffected
84天真未凿 天真未鑿 tiān zhēn wèi záotian1 zhen1 wei4 zao2naive and pure (idiom)
85童真 tóng zhēntong2 zhen1childishness; naivete
86写真 寫真 xiě zhēnxie3 zhen1portrait; to describe sth accurately
87写真集 寫真集 xiě zhēn xie3 zhen1 ji2photobook (loanword from Japanese), generally sexy portraits of an actress or model
88信以为真 信以為真 xìn wéi zhēnxin4 yi3 wei2 zhen1to take sth to be true
89虚伪类真 虛偽類真 wěi lèi zhēnxu1 wei3 lei4 zhen1false but apparently real
90颜真卿 顏真卿 yán zhēn qīngYan2 Zhen1 qing1Yan Zhenqing (709-785), a leading calligrapher of the Tang Dynasty
91赝真难辩 贗真難辯 yàn zhēn nán biànyan4 zhen1 nan2 bian4It is hard to distinguish the false from the authentic (of painting, etc.). (idiom)
92一灵真性 一靈真性 líng zhēn xìngyi1 ling2 zhen1 xing4soul; spirit
93以假搀真 以假攙真 jiǎ chān zhēnyi3 jia3 chan1 zhen1to pass off fake imitations as genuine (idiom)
94在真空中 zài zhēn kōng zhōngzai4 zhen1 kong1 zhong1in a vacuum
95真爱 真愛 zhēn àizhen1 ai4true love
96真版 zhēn bǎnzhen1 ban3real version (as opposed to pirated); genuine version
97真棒 zhēn bàngzhen1 bang4super!; really great; wonderful
98真才实学 真才實學 zhēn cái shí xuézhen1 cai2 shi2 xue2solid learning; real ability and learning; genuine talent
99真彩色 zhēn cǎi zhen1 cai3 se4true color
100真诚无私 真誠無私 zhēn chéng zhen1 cheng2 wu2 si1to be sincere and selfless (idiom)
101真传 真傳 zhēn chuánzhen1 chuan2authentic tradition; handed-down teachings or techniques
102真刀真枪 真刀真槍 zhēn dāo zhēn qiāngzhen1 dao1 zhen1 qiang1real swords, real spears (idiom); real weapons; very much for real; every bit real; the genuine article
103真道 zhēn dàozhen1 dao4the true way
104真谛 真諦 zhēn zhen1 di4the real meaning; the true essence
105真鲷 真鯛 zhēn diāozhen1 diao1porgy (Pagrosomus major); red sea bream
106真分数 真分數 zhēn fēn shùzhen1 fen1 shu4proper fraction (with numerator < denominator, e.g. five sevenths); see also: improper fraction 假分数
107真否定句 zhēn fǒu dìng zhen1 fou3 ding4 ju4true negative (TN)
108真格 zhēn zhen1 ge2true; real
109真个 真個 zhēn zhen1 ge4really; truly; indeed
110真怪 zhēn guàizhen1 guai4odd; unusual; I can't believe that ...
111真核 zhēn zhen1 he2eukaryotic
112真后生动物 真後生動物 zhēn hòu shēng dòng zhen1 hou4 sheng1 dong4 wu4eumetazoa; subkingdom of animals excluding sponges
113真迹 真跡 zhēn zhen1 ji4the truth; reality; authentic (painting or calligraphy); genuine work (of famous artist)
114真假难辨 真假難辨 zhēn jiǎ nán biànzhen1 jia3 nan2 bian4hard to distinguish real from imitation
115真金不怕火来烧 真金不怕火來燒 zhēn jīn huǒ lái shāozhen1 jin1 bu4 pa4 huo3 lai2 shao1see 真金不怕火炼
116真金不怕火炼 真金不怕火煉 zhēn jīn huǒ liànzhen1 jin1 bu4 pa4 huo3 lian4True gold fears no fire. (idiom)
117真经 真經 zhēn jīngzhen1 jing1sutra; Taoist treatise
118真菌纲 真菌綱 zhēn jūn gāngzhen1 jun1 gang1Eumycetes (taxonomic class of fungi)
119真肯定句 zhēn kěn dìng zhen1 ken3 ding4 ju4true affirmative (TA)
120真空泵 zhēn kōng bèngzhen1 kong1 beng4vacuum pump
121真空管 zhēn kōng guǎnzhen1 kong1 guan3vacuum tube
122真腊 真臘 zhēn Zhen1 la4Khmer kingdom of Kampuchea or Cambodia; Chinese term for Cambodia from 7th to 15th century
123真理报 真理報 zhēn bàoZhen1 li3 Bao4Pravda (newspaper)
124真理必胜 真理必勝 zhēn shèngzhen1 li3 bi4 sheng4Truth will prevail. (idiom)
125真理部 zhēn Zhen1 li3 bu4Ministry of Truth, a fictional ministry from George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four
126真亮 zhēn liàngzhen1 liang4clear
127真面目 zhēn miàn zhen1 mian4 mu4true identity; true colors
128真名实姓 真名實姓 zhēn míng shí xìngzhen1 ming2 shi2 xing4real name (idiom)
129真命 zhēn mìngzhen1 ming4to receive heaven's command (of Daoist immortals etc); ordained by heaven
130真纳 真納 zhēn Zhen1 na4(Mohammad Ali) Jinnah (founder of Pakistan)
131真牛 zhēn niúzhen1 niu2(slang) really cool, awesome
132真番郡 zhēn pān jùnZhen1 pan1 jun4Zhenpan commandery (108 BC-c. 300 AD), one of four Han dynasty commanderies in north Korea
133真皮 zhēn zhen1 pi2dermis (layer within the skin containing sense of touch)
134真皮层 真皮層 zhēn céngzhen1 pi2 ceng2dermis
135真凭实据 真憑實據 zhēn píng shí zhen1 ping2 shi2 ju4reliable evidence (idiom); conclusive proof; definitive evidence
136真情实感 真情實感 zhēn qíng shí gǎnzhen1 qing2 shi2 gan3one's real feelings (idiom)
137真情实话 真情實話 zhēn qíng shí huàzhen1 qing2 shi2 hua4real sentiments and truthful words (idiom)
138真情实意 真情實意 zhēn qíng shí zhen1 qing2 shi2 yi4out of genuine friendship (idiom); sincere feelings
139真诠 真詮 zhēn quánzhen1 quan2to explain truly (esp. of classic or religious text); true commentary; correct exegesis
140真确 真確 zhēn quèzhen1 que4authentic
141真人版 zhēn rén bǎnzhen1 ren2 ban3real-life version (of some imaginary character)
142真人不露相 zhēn rén lòu xiàngzhen1 ren2 bu4 lou4 xiang4the sage presents as an ordinary person (idiom)
143真人秀 zhēn rén xiùzhen1 ren2 xiu4reality show (loanword)
144真人真事 zhēn rén zhēn shìzhen1 ren2 zhen1 shi4genuine people and true events
145真容 zhēn róngzhen1 rong2portrait; genuine appearance; real face
146真如 zhēn Zhen1 ru2Tathata
147真善美 zhēn shàn měizhen1 shan4 mei3truth, goodness and beauty
148真身 zhēn shēnzhen1 shen1the real body (of Buddha or a God); true effigy
149真神 zhēn shénzhen1 shen2the True God
150真声 真聲 zhēn shēngzhen1 sheng1natural voice; modal voice; true voice; opposite: falsetto 假声
151真声最高音 真聲最高音 zhēn shēng zuì gāo yīnzhen1 sheng1 zui4 gao1 yin1highest true (non-falsetto) voice
152真实感 真實感 zhēn shí gǎnzhen1 shi2 gan3the feeling that sth is genuine; sense of reality; in the flesh
153真实可信 真實可信 zhēn shí xìnzhen1 shi2 ke3 xin4genuine and believable (idiom)
154真事 zhēn shìzhen1 shi4true explanation; genuine reason; reality; veracity; the real thing
155真是 zhēn shizhen1 shi5indeed; truly; (coll.) (used to express disapproval, annoyance etc about sth)
156真是的 zhēn shi dezhen1 shi5 de5Really! (interj. of annoyance or frustration)
157真书 真書 zhēn shūzhen1 shu1regular script (Chinese calligraphic style)
158真数 真數 zhēn shùzhen1 shu4logarithm
159真率 zhēn shuàizhen1 shuai4sincere; genuine; straightforward
160真率伉爽 zhēn shuài kàng shuǎngzhen1 shuai4 kang4 shuang3sincere and straightforward (idiom)
161真丝 真絲 zhēn zhen1 si1silk; pure silk
162真髓 zhēn suǐzhen1 sui3the real essence (of the matter)
163真伪 真偽 zhēn wěizhen1 wei3true or bogus; authenticity
164真伪莫辨 真偽莫辨 zhēn wěi biànzhen1 wei3 mo4 bian4can't judge true or false (idiom); unable to distinguish the genuine from the fake; not to know whether to believe (what one reads in the news)
165真武 zhēn Zhen1 wu3Lord of profound heaven, major Daoist deity; aka Black Tortoise 玄武 or Black heavenly emperor 玄天上帝
166真相毕露 真相畢露 zhēn xiàng zhen1 xiang4 bi4 lu4real face fully revealed (idiom); fig. to unmask and expose the whole truth
167真相大白 zhēn xiàng báizhen1 xiang4 da4 bai2the whole truth is revealed (idiom); everything becomes clear
168真心诚意 真心誠意 zhēn xīn chéng zhen1 xin1 cheng2 yi4wholeheartedly (idiom)
169真心话大冒险 真心話大冒險 zhēn xīn huà mào xiǎnZhen1 xin1 hua4 Da4 Mao4 xian3The Moment of Truth (TV show); Truth or Dare (game)
170真心实意 真心實意 zhēn xīn shí zhen1 xin1 shi2 yi4genuine and sincere (idiom); wholehearted
171真性 zhēn xìngzhen1 xing4real; the nature of sth
172真凶 真兇 zhēn xiōngzhen1 xiong1culprit
173真言 zhēn yánzhen1 yan2true statement; incantation (translates Sanskrit: dharani 陀罗尼 )
174真言宗 zhēn yán zōngZhen1 yan2 zong1Shingon Buddhism
175真意 zhēn zhen1 yi4real intention; true meaning; correct interpretation
176真有你的 zhēn yǒu dezhen1 you3 ni3 de5You're really quite something!; You're just amazing!
177真赃实犯 真贓實犯 zhēn zāng shí fànzhen1 zang1 shi2 fan4irrefutable proof of guilt; material evidence of a crime (idiom)
178真真 zhēn zhēnzhen1 zhen1really; in fact; genuinely; scrupulously
179真知 zhēn zhīzhen1 zhi1real knowledge
180真知灼见 真知灼見 zhēn zhī zhuó jiànzhen1 zhi1 zhuo2 jian4penetrating insight
181真值表 zhēn zhí biǎozhen1 zhi2 biao3truth table
182真珠 zhēn zhūzhen1 zhu1pearl; usually written 珍珠
183真主 zhēn zhǔZhen1 zhu3Allah
184真主党 真主黨 zhēn zhǔ dǎngZhen1 zhu3 dang3Hezbollah (Lebanon Islamic group)
185真子集 zhēn zhen1 zi3 ji2proper subset
186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
187政权真空 政權真空 zhèng quán zhēn kōngzheng4 quan2 zhen1 kong1power vacuum; political vacuum
188总谐波失真 總諧波失真 zǒng xié shī zhēnzong3 xie2 bo1 shi1 zhen1(acoustics) total harmonic distortion (THD)
189贵圈真乱 貴圈真亂 guì quān zhēn luàngui4 quan1 zhen1 luan4(slang, jocular, neologism c. 2006, used esp. in relation to public figures) the things you and your friends get up to (misbehavior, scandals etc) leave me shaking my head

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