正直

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 1
じき
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

正直 (-na inflection, hiragana しょうじき, romaji shōjiki)

  1. honest (scrupulous with regard to telling the truth)

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

正直 (hiragana しょうじき, romaji shōjiki)

  1. honesty

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zhèngzhí
Zhuyin ㄓㄥˋ ㄓˊ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂɤŋ⁵¹ ʈ͡ʂʐ̩³⁵/

Adjective[edit]

正直 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhèngzhí)

  1. timely
  2. having personal integrity; upright

Noun[edit]

正直 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhèngzhí)

  1. timeliness
  2. integrity; uprightness
  3. (in maths) positive value

Verb[edit]

正直 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhèngzhí)

  1. to be just at the right time