Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Taught in grade 1

Search words that:
- start with 正
- end with 正
- contain 正
correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
KUN:
  • ただ.しい
    tada.shii
  • ただ.す
    tada.su
  • まさ
    masa
  • まさ.に
    masa.ni
ON:
  • セイ
    sei
  • ショウ
    shou
Nanori:
  • おお
    oo
  • くに
    kuni
  • ma
  • まさし
    masashi
  • ただし
    tadashi
Written with 5 strokes
Taught in grade 1
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 610 results)

noun
soy sauce, shoyu(しょゆ, しょゆう are dial.)
All readings:
醤油【しょうゆ】
醤油【しょうゆう】[2]
しょう油【しょうゆ】
しょう油【しょうゆう】[2]
醬油【しょうゆ】
醬油【しょうゆう】[2]
正油【しょうゆ】[1]
正油【しょうゆう】[1][2]
しょゆ[3]
しょゆう[3]
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading
  2. out-dated or obsolete kana usage
  3. word containing irregular kana usage

adjective
1.
right, correct
2.
proper, righteous, just, honest, truthful, lawful

noun, auxillary suru verb
amendment, correction, revision, modification, alteration, retouching, update, fix

na-adjective, no-adjective, noun
due form, official, formality

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
noon, midday

noun, no-adjective
1.
(logical) true, regular
numeric
2.
10^40, ten thousand undecillion
noun, no-adjective
3.
original(abbreviation)
4.
positive, greater than zero(mathematics)
See also:負 (ふ)
noun
5.
thesis (in dialectics)
See also:定立,  正反合

noun, na-adjective
injustice, unfairness, wrongdoing, iniquity, impropriety, irregularity, dishonesty, illegality, fraud

na-adjective, noun
1.
honest, frank, candid, straightforward
adverb
2.
honestly, frankly

na-adjective, noun
accurate, correct, precise, exact
See also:精確

adverb
1.
exactly, surely, certainly, just(usually kana)(esp. 正に when in kanji)
2.
right then, just then, at that moment(usually kana)
3.
just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening)(usually kana)(esp. 将に when in kanji)
4.
duly, naturally(usually kana)(esp. 当に when in kanji)
Other readings:
まさに《将に》
まさに《当に》
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 1198 results)

だいたい
大体
ただ
正しい
That's mostly right

しょうご
正午
It was nearly noon

かれ
彼らの
とうちゃ
到着
せいかく
正確な
こく
時刻
おし
教えて
くだ
下さい
Please tell me the precise time of their arrival

けっきょ
結局
かれ
彼の
せつめい
説明
ただ
正しい
His explanation proved to be right after all

He is too honest to tell a lie

しょうご
正午
きみ
君の
でん
電話
I'll call you at noon

Tell me the more exact time

トム
しょうじ
正直な
しょうね
少年
うそ
Tom is too honest a boy to tell a lie

I will do whatever I think is right

Let us suppose that the news is true

All that you say is perfectly correct

What you say is usually true

This video recorder doesn't work right

しょうじ
正直に
かれ
しんらい
信頼
Honestly, I can't trust him

Correct me if I am mistaken

けっきょ
結局
かれ
彼の
せつめい
説明
ただ
正しい
His explanation proved to be right after all

It turned out that I was right

Admitting what you say, I still think I am right

I wish you all a merry Christmas and a happy new year

You may be right