正: true; upright | first month of the lunar year

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正 zhèng

adjective | adverb
: just (right); true; truly
: straight; upright
: correct; positive
: greater than zero; principle
: in the midst of (doing something)

正 zhēng


: first month of the lunar year

Kun Reading

正 | まさ masa

noun | na-adjective
: exact; precise

正に | まさに masani

adverb
: (Usually written using kana alone) exactly; surely; certainly
: just (about to); on the verge (of doing or happening)
: duly; naturally

正す | ただす tadasu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to correct; to reform; to amend; to redress;
: to adjust; to straighten;
: to ascertain; to confirm; to verify; to make sure of;
: to enquire of someone about something (inquire); to question

正しい | ただしい tadashii

adjective
: right; just; correct; righteous; honest; truthful; proper; straightforward; perfect

On Reading

正 | せい sei

noun | no-adjective
: (logical) true; regular
: 10^40
: (Abbreviation) original
: (Mathematical term) positive; greater than zero

正 | しょう shou

noun
: greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior
: director (highest of the four administrative positions of the ritsuryo period); chief
: (Prefix) (before a number) exactly; precisely

正 | じょう jou

noun
: greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior

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