zhēng journey; trip; expedition

Made up of [ chì step radical 60, zhèng correct; straight; upright ]

Note

Combines the radical for 'step' and the phonetic for 'zheng' which includes the radical for 'foot' so also helps to reinforce the meaning as 'journey'

Related characters


Using chì : dé (get) hěn (very) dé (virtue) xíng (permitted)

Different tone

zhèng (correct)

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Pronunciation

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