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Pīnyīn
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  *直* | 直* | *直
straight / to straighten / fair and reasonable / frank / straightforward / (indicates continuing motion or action) / vertical / vertical downward stroke in Chinese characters
HSK 5
simply / at all / practically
HSK 5
perpendicular / vertical
HSK 6
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *直* | 直* | *直
surname Zhi / Zhi (c. 2000 BC), fifth of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God
straight (in a straight line) / continuously / always / from the beginning of ... up to ... / all along
vertical / to erect / to set upright / vertical stroke in Chinese characters / young servant (old)
smooth / level
perfectly straight / straight as a ramrod / bolt upright
upright / upstanding / honest
honest / frank / candid
directly
upright and outspoken
lit. right and wrong, crooked and straight (idiom); fig. merits and demerits / pros and cons
straightforward
to straighten / (slang) to turn a gay person straight
stiff / rigid / inflexible
to straighten / (fig.) to mend one's ways
honest and straightforward
strong and upright
(colloquial) whatever / come what may
to straighten
upright / straightforward
directly / straight / straight ahead / straightforward
to stare / to look blank / to be fixed (of eyes)
to straighten / to stretch out
lit. when the boat gets to the pier-head, it will go straight with the current (proverb) / fig. everything will be all right / cf 車到山前必有路船到橋頭自然直|车到山前必有路船到桥头自然直
Han Yanzhi (1131-?), Song dynasty botanist, author of classification of orange trees 橘錄|橘录
variant of 耿直
frank / straightforward / blunt
straight shooter
lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through and when the boat gets to the pier-head, it will go straight with the current. (idiom) / fig. Everything will turn out for the best. / Let's worry about it when it happens. / It will be all right on the night.
straight / direct
lit. when the ship arrives at the bridge we can deal with the problem / no point in worrying about sth until it actually happens (idiom)
simple and frank
unyielding
lit. crooked and straight / fig. right and wrong, good and evil
outspoken and frank (idiom)
upright and honest / incorruptible / squeaky clean
variant of 耿直
to straighten (by pulling or stretching) / to be even (neither side losing out)
upright and unyielding (literary)


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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