Zhao Zheng

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From the pinyin romanization of Mandarin Chinese 趙正.

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Zhao Zheng

  1. (historical) The personal name of Shi Huangdi, the First Emperor of the Qin dynasty

Usage notes[edit]

The name is derived from combining Shi Huangdi's clan name () and given name (). Although this was customary at the time, it has become much more common in modern Chinese to use his ancestral name () of Ying () instead when referring to his personal name.