zhēn really; truly; indeed

Made up of [ zhí straight; to straighten; fair and reasonable , ér legs radical 10]


Can be thought of judging if an object on a pedestal is straight in the sense of 'true', but this is not its origin
Number of strokes 10

Related characters

Using zhí : zhí (value) zhí (to plant) zhì (to install)
Using ér : xiān (first) ér (child) yuán (primary) guāng (light) kè (to be able to) tù (rabbit) jiàn (see) xiōng (elder brother) miǎn (to escape)

Sounds same

zhēn (chaste)

Different tone

zhèn (Wood) zhèn

< Previous zhēn Next zhèn >


患难见真情 huàn nàn jiàn zhēn qíng Only in a crisis do you know who your friends really are
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