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zhēn lǐ
n. truth, verity
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Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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tā men zhèng zài zhēng lùn shì fǒu cún zài zhēn lǐ .
phr. They are debating whether truth exists.
xún qiú zhēn lǐ
phr. seek truth
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guǐ jì xū dǎ bàn , zhēn lǐ wú zhē yǎn .
phr. Tricks must have clothes, but truth loves to go naked.
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tā shuō tā zài zhǎo xún zhēn lǐ
phr. He said he was seeking the truth.
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tā yí bèi zi dōu zài tàn qiú zhēn lǐ
phr. He sought truth all his life.
jué duì zhēn lǐ
phr. absolute truth
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zhēn lí zhǎng wò zài sháo shǔ rén shǒu zhōng .
phr. Truth often belongs to a small number of people.
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měi gè xiào hua lǐ dōu àn cáng zhēn lǐ
phr. There's a grain of truth in every joke.