Memory Phrase (Mnemonic) for 正



correct, just (right), straight, principle


zhēng, zhèng


Top: a line , bottom: to stop (image of the right foot that stops at a line )


To stop at the line is correct.


stop, to end
correct(Radical 103 stands for clothing or bales of cloth. In the Hanzi-Trainer, it is used synonymously with the correct , because it seems helpful for the explanations and the interpretation clothing/cloth bale would be in conflict with other radicals.)


正在 zhèng zài in the process of (doing something or happening); while (doing)
正面 zhèng miàn front; obverse side; right side; positive; direct; open
正比 zhèng bǐ direct ratio; directly proportional
改正 gǎi zhèng to correct; to amend; to put right; correction
修正 xiū zhèng to revise; to amend
正弦 zhèng xián sine (of angle) (Math)
高村正彦 Gāo cūn Zhēng yàn KOMURA Masahiko (1942-), Japanese politician, foreign minister from 1998, minister of defense from 2007
矫正 jiǎo zhèng to correct; to rectify (e.g. a physical defect such as hearing or vision); to cure; rectification; correction; to straighten
雍正 Yōng zhēng Yongzheng, reign name of Qing emperor (1722-1735)

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