zhēn really; truly; indeed

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

Note

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

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Proverbs

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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China's exciting plans to explore Space

Modern History

China is putting a great deal of money and effort in building a space exploration programme. Already missions have put people into orbit around the Earth and landed robots onto the Moon. Plans exist for a large space lab and manned landings on the Moon and even missions to Mars.
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