really; truly; indeed; real; true; genuine

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奥姆真理教 奧姆真理教 ao4 mu3 zhen1 li3 jiao4
Aum Shinrikyo (or Supreme Truth), the Japanese death cult responsible for the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway

半真半假 半真半假 ban4 zhen1 ban4 jia3
(idiom) half true and half false

保真度 保真度 bao3 zhen1 du4

逼真 逼真 bi1 zhen1
lifelike; true to life; distinctly; clearly

不识庐山真面目 不識廬山真面目 bu4 shi4 lu2 shan1 zhen1 mian4 mu4
lit. not to know the true face of Lushan Mountain; fig. can't see the forest for the trees

成真 成真 cheng2 zhen1
to come true

传真 傳真 chuan2 zhen1
fax; facsimile

传真电报 傳真電報 chuan2 zhen1 dian4 bao4

传真发送 傳真發送 chuan2 zhen1 fa1 song4
fax transmission

传真号码 傳真號碼 chuan2 zhen1 hao4 ma3
fax number

传真机 傳真機 chuan2 zhen1 ji1
fax machine

纯真 純真 chun2 zhen1

纯真无垢 純真無垢 chun2 zhen1 wu2 gou4
pure of heart

当真 當真 dang4 zhen1
to take seriously; serious; No joking, really!

道真仡佬族苗族自治县 道真仡佬族苗族自治縣 dao4 zhen1 ge1 lao3 zu2 miao2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 xian4
Daozhen Klau and Hmong Autonomous County in Zun'yi 遵義|遵义, northeast Guizhou

道真县 道真縣 dao4 zhen1 xian4
Daozhen Klau and Hmong autonomous county in Zun'yi 遵義|遵义, northeast Guizhou

道真自治县 道真自治縣 dao4 zhen1 zi4 zhi4 xian4
Daozhen Klau and Hmong autonomous county in Zun'yi 遵義|遵义, northeast Guizhou

低保真 低保真 di1 bao3 zhen1
low fidelity; lo-fi

返璞归真 返璞歸真 fan3 pu2 gui1 zhen1
to return to one's true self; to regain the natural state

仿真 仿真 fang3 zhen1
to emulate; to simulate; emulation; simulation

仿真服务器 仿真服務器 fang3 zhen1 fu2 wu4 qi4
emulation server

高保真 高保真 gao1 bao3 zhen1
high fidelity; hi-fi

归真 歸真 gui1 zhen1
to die (Buddhism)

归真返璞 歸真返璞 gui1 zhen1 fan3 pu2
see 返璞歸真|返璞归真

果真 果真 guo3 zhen1
really; as expected; sure enough; if indeed...; if it's really...

还原真相 還原真相 huan2 yuan2 zhen1 xiang4
to set the record straight; to clarify the facts

患难见真情 患難見真情 huan4 nan4 jian4 zhen1 qing2
a friend in need is a friend indeed (idiom)

货真价实 貨真價實 huo4 zhen1 jia4 shi2
genuine goods at fair prices

几可乱真 幾可亂真 ji1 ke3 luan4 zhen1
to seem almost genuine; easily mistaken for the real thing

疾风知劲草,烈火见真金 疾風知勁草,烈火見真金 ji2 feng1 zhi1 jin4 cao3 - lie4 huo3 jian4 zhen1 jin1
the storm put strong grass to the test, fire tests true gold (idiom); fig. troubled times test a faithful minister; to show one's true colors after a stern test

假戏真唱 假戲真唱 jia3 xi4 zhen1 chang4
fiction comes true; play-acting that turns into reality

鉴真 鑒真 jian4 zhen1
Jianzhen or Ganjin (688-763), Tang dynastic Buddhist monk, who crossed to Japan after several unsuccessful attempts, influential in Japanese Buddhism

鉴真和尚 鑒真和尚 jian4 zhen1 he2 shang5
Jianzhen or Ganjin (688-763), Tang Buddhist monk, who crossed to Japan after several unsuccessful attempts, influential in Japanese Buddhism

较真 較真 jiao4 zhen1
serious; in earnest

较真儿 較真兒 jiao4 zhen1 er5
erhua variant of 較真|较真

酒后吐真言 酒後吐真言 jiu3 hou4 tu3 zhen1 yan2
after wine, spit out the truth; in vino veritas

六字真言 六字真言 liu4 zi4 zhen1 yan2
the six-syllable Sanskrit mantra of Avalokiteshvara bodhisattva (i.e. om mani padme hum)

乱真 亂真 luan4 zhen1
to pass off as genuine; spurious

美梦成真 美夢成真 mei3 meng4 cheng2 zhen1
a dream come true

弄假成真 弄假成真 nong4 jia3 cheng2 zhen1
pretense that turns into reality (idiom); to play at make-believe, but accidentally make it true

女真 女真 nv3 zhen1
Jurchen, a Tungus ethnic group, predecessor of the Manchu ethnic group who founded the Later Jin Dynasty 後金|后金 and Qing Dynasty

女真语 女真語 nv3 zhen1 yu3
Jurchen language

彭真 彭真 peng2 zhen1
Peng Zhen (1902-1997), Chinese communist leader

千真万确 千真萬確 qian1 zhen1 wan4 que4
absolutely true (idiom); manifold; true from many points of view

清真 清真 qing1 zhen1
Islamic; Muslim; halal (of food); clean; pure

清真寺 清真寺 qing1 zhen1 si4

认真 認真 ren4 zhen1
conscientious; earnest; serious; to take seriously; to take to heart

杀真菌 殺真菌 sha1 zhen1 jun1
fungicidal; to have a fungicidal effect

杀真菌剂 殺真菌劑 sha1 zhen1 jun1 ji4

失真 失真 shi1 zhen1
to lack fidelity; (signal) distortion

实践是检验真理的唯一标准 實踐是檢驗真理的唯一標準 shi2 jian4 shi4 jian3 yan4 zhen1 li3 de5 wei2 yi1 biao1 zhun3
Actual practice is the sole criterion for judging truth (item from Deng Xiaoping theory, from 1978)

孰真孰假 孰真孰假 shu2 zhen1 shu2 jia3
what is true and what is fake

率真 率真 shuai4 zhen1
frank and sincere; candid

天真 天真 tian1 zhen1
naive; innocent; artless

天真烂漫 天真爛漫 tian1 zhen1 lan4 man4
innocent and unaffected

铁木真 鐵木真 tie3 mu4 zhen1
Temujin, birth name of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗

童真 童真 tong2 zhen1
childishness; naivete

写真 寫真 xie3 zhen1
portrait; to describe sth accurately

写真集 寫真集 xie3 zhen1 ji2
photobook (loanword from Japanese), generally sexy portraits of an actress or model

信以为真 信以為真 xin4 yi3 wei2 zhen1
to take sth to be true

虚伪类真 虛偽類真 xu1 wei3 lei4 zhen1
false but apparently real

颜真卿 顏真卿 yan2 zhen1 qing1
Yan Zhenqing (709-785), a leading calligrapher of the Tang Dynasty

一灵真性 一靈真性 yi1 ling2 zhen1 xing4
soul; spirit

在真空中 在真空中 zai4 zhen1 kong1 zhong1
in a vacuum

真爱 真愛 zhen1 ai4
true love

真版 真版 zhen1 ban3
real version (as opposed to pirated); genuine version

真棒 真棒 zhen1 bang4
super!; really great; wonderful

真才实学 真才實學 zhen1 cai2 shi2 xue2
solid learning; real ability and learning; genuine talent

真彩色 真彩色 zhen1 cai3 se4
true color

真诚 真誠 zhen1 cheng2
true; sincere; genuine

真传 真傳 zhen1 chuan2
authentic tradition; handed-down teachings or techniques

真刀真枪 真刀真槍 zhen1 dao1 zhen1 qiang1
real swords, real spears (idiom); real weapons; very much for real; every bit real; the genuine article

真道 真道 zhen1 dao4
the true way

真谛 真諦 zhen1 di4
the real meaning; the true essence

真鲷 真鯛 zhen1 diao1
porgy (Pagrosomus major); red sea bream

真分数 真分數 zhen1 fen1 shu4
proper fraction (with numerator < denominator, e.g. five sevenths); see also: improper fraction 假分數|假分数 and mixed number 帶分數|带分数

真否定句 真否定句 zhen1 fou3 ding4 ju4
true negative (TN)

真格 真格 zhen1 ge2
true; real

真个 真個 zhen1 ge4
really; truly; indeed

真怪 真怪 zhen1 guai4
odd; unusual; I can't believe that ...

真核 真核 zhen1 he2

真后生动物 真後生動物 zhen1 hou4 sheng1 dong4 wu4
eumetazoa; subkingdom of animals excluding sponges

真迹 真跡 zhen1 ji4
authentic (painting or calligraphy); genuine work (of famous artist)

真际 真際 zhen1 ji4
the truth; reality

真假 真假 zhen1 jia3
genuine or fake; true or false

真假难辨 真假難辨 zhen1 jia3 nan2 bian4
hard to distinguish real from imitation

真金不怕火来烧 真金不怕火來燒 zhen1 jin1 bu4 pa4 huo3 lai2 shao1
see 真金不怕火煉|真金不怕火炼

真金不怕火炼 真金不怕火煉 zhen1 jin1 bu4 pa4 huo3 lian4
True gold fears no fire. (idiom)

真经 真經 zhen1 jing1
sutra; Taoist treatise

真菌 真菌 zhen1 jun1
fungi; fungus

真菌纲 真菌綱 zhen1 jun1 gang1
Eumycetes (taxonomic class of fungi)

真肯定句 真肯定句 zhen1 ken3 ding4 ju4
true affirmative (TA)

真空 真空 zhen1 kong1

真空泵 真空泵 zhen1 kong1 beng4
vacuum pump

真空管 真空管 zhen1 kong1 guan3
vacuum tube

真腊 真臘 zhen1 la4
Khmer kingdom of Kampuchea or Cambodia; Chinese term for Cambodia from 7th to 15th century

真理 真理 zhen1 li3

真理报 真理報 zhen1 li3 bao4
Pravda (newspaper)

真理部 真理部 zhen1 li3 bu4
Ministry of Truth, a fictional ministry from George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four

真亮 真亮 zhen1 liang4

真面目 真面目 zhen1 mian4 mu4
true identity; true colors

真命 真命 zhen1 ming4
to receive heaven's command (of Daoist immortals etc); ordained by heaven

真纳 真納 zhen1 na4
(Mohammad Ali) Jinnah (founder of Pakistan)

真牛 真牛 zhen1 niu2
(slang) really cool, awesome

真番郡 真番郡 zhen1 pan1 jun4
Zhenpan commandery (108 BC-c. 300 AD), one of four Han dynasty commanderies in north Korea

真皮 真皮 zhen1 pi2
dermis (layer within the skin containing sense of touch)

真皮层 真皮層 zhen1 pi2 ceng2

真凭实据 真憑實據 zhen1 ping2 shi2 ju4
reliable evidence (idiom); conclusive proof; definitive evidence

真切 真切 zhen1 qie4
vivid; distinct; clear; sincere; honest

真情 真情 zhen1 qing2
real situation; the truth

真情实意 真情實意 zhen1 qing2 shi2 yi4
out of genuine friendship (idiom); sincere feelings

真诠 真詮 zhen1 quan2
to explain truly (esp. of classic or religious text); true commentary; correct exegesis

真确 真確 zhen1 que4

真人 真人 zhen1 ren2
actual person; in the flesh; Daoist spiritual master

真人秀 真人秀 zhen1 ren2 xiu4
reality show (loanword)

真人真事 真人真事 zhen1 ren2 zhen1 shi4
genuine people and true events

真容 真容 zhen1 rong2
portrait; genuine appearance; real face

真如 真如 zhen1 ru2

真善美 真善美 zhen1 shan4 mei3
truth, goodness and beauty

真身 真身 zhen1 shen1
the real body (of Buddha or a God); true effigy

真神 真神 zhen1 shen2
the True God

真声 真聲 zhen1 sheng1
natural voice; modal voice; true voice; opposite: falsetto 假聲|假声

真声最高音 真聲最高音 zhen1 sheng1 zui4 gao1 yin1
highest true (non-falsetto) voice

真实 真實 zhen1 shi2
true; real

真实感 真實感 zhen1 shi2 gan3
the feeling that sth is genuine; sense of reality; in the flesh

真实性 真實性 zhen1 shi2 xing4
authenticity; truthfulness; veracity; reality; validity

真释 真釋 zhen1 shi4
true explanation; genuine reason

真事 真事 zhen1 shi4
reality; veracity; the real thing

真是 真是 zhen1 shi5
indeed; truly; (coll.) (used to express disapproval, annoyance etc about sth)

真是的 真是的 zhen1 shi5 de5
Really! (interj. of annoyance or frustration)

真书 真書 zhen1 shu1
regular script (Chinese calligraphic style)

真数 真數 zhen1 shu4

真率 真率 zhen1 shuai4
sincere; genuine; straightforward

真丝 真絲 zhen1 si1
silk; pure silk

真髓 真髓 zhen1 sui3
the real essence (of the matter)

真伪 真偽 zhen1 wei3
true or bogus; authenticity

真伪莫辨 真偽莫辨 zhen1 wei3 mo4 bian4
can't judge true or false (idiom); unable to distinguish the genuine from the fake; not to know whether to believe (what one reads in the news)

真武 真武 zhen1 wu3
Lord of profound heaven, major Daoist deity; aka Black Tortoise 玄武 or Black heavenly emperor 玄天上帝

真象 真象 zhen1 xiang4
the whole elephant (i.e. not the small parts felt by the proverbial blind feelers); fig. the whole picture; a realistic overall view of the whole situation

真相 真相 zhen1 xiang4
the truth about sth; the actual facts

真相毕露 真相畢露 zhen1 xiang4 bi4 lu4
real face fully revealed (idiom); fig. to unmask and expose the whole truth

真相大白 真相大白 zhen1 xiang4 da4 bai2
the whole truth is revealed (idiom); everything becomes clear

真心 真心 zhen1 xin1
sincere; heartfelt

真心话大冒险 真心話大冒險 zhen1 xin1 hua4 da4 mao4 xian3
The Moment of Truth (TV show); Truth or Dare (game)

真心实意 真心實意 zhen1 xin1 shi2 yi4
genuine and sincere (idiom); wholehearted

真性 真性 zhen1 xing4
real; the nature of sth

真言 真言 zhen1 yan2
true statement; incantation (translates Sanskrit: dharani 陀羅尼|陀罗尼)

真言宗 真言宗 zhen1 yan2 zong1
Shingon Buddhism

真意 真意 zhen1 yi4
real intention; true meaning; correct interpretation

真有你的 真有你的 zhen1 you3 ni3 de5
You're really quite something!; You're just amazing!

真真 真真 zhen1 zhen1
really; in fact; genuinely; scrupulously

真正 真正 zhen1 zheng4
genuine; real; true; genuinely

真知 真知 zhen1 zhi1
real knowledge

真知灼见 真知灼見 zhen1 zhi1 zhuo2 jian4
penetrating insight

真值表 真值表 zhen1 zhi2 biao3
truth table

真挚 真摯 zhen1 zhi4
sincere; sincerity

真珠 真珠 zhen1 zhu1
pearl; usually written 珍珠

真主 真主 zhen1 zhu3

真主党 真主黨 zhen1 zhu3 dang3
Hezbollah (Lebanon Islamic group)

真子集 真子集 zhen1 zi3 ji2
proper subset

正教真诠 正教真詮 zheng4 jiao4 zhen1 quan2
Exegesis of true religion by Wang Daiyu 王岱輿|王岱舆, a study of Islam; also translated as Real hermeneutics of orthodox religion

政权真空 政權真空 zheng4 quan2 zhen1 kong1
power vacuum; political vacuum

总谐波失真 總諧波失真 zong3 xie2 bo1 shi1 zhen1
(acoustics) total harmonic distortion (THD)