she2
= sh + e2
tongue
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The tongue: A kilo over a mandarin

Try to imagine how Sherlock tries to lift the kilo with a mandarin, unsuccessfully squishing it into the tiny gap. Hhmmm, that smell of mandarin juice!


Composition: 舌 = 千 + 口

she2 =
sh + e2

tongue | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes squashed his tongue under a kilo just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion! He tries to stem the kilo with a mandarin, but not very successfully. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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+
qian1 =
qi + an1

thousand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts dropped a kilo on her banana in front of Anchor Inn, and now she uses a cross to try and revive it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

qian1 =
qi + an1

a swing | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
丿
+
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=
丿
+
shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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+
yi1 =
y + Ø1

one / 1 / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire / whole / all / throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) plays her flute (一) in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
gun3 =
gu + (e)n3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 2) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a dinosaur bone when it appears in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

Pronunciation: Gorodish elements and their mnemonics (what's this?)

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
e2

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


she2

tou5
tongue / CL:個|个[ge4] / enemy soldier captured for the purpose of extracting information (HSK level 5)

rao2

she2
talkative / to blather / to shoot one's mouth off / rap (genre of music)

hou2

she2
mouthpiece / spokesperson

chun2

qiang1

she2

jian4
fight a battle of words / cross verbal swords

huo3

she2
tongue of flame

kou3

she2
dispute or misunderstanding caused by gossip / to talk sb round

ya1

she2

mao4
peaked cap

qi1

zui3

ba1

she2
lively discussion with everybody talking at once

sai4

she2

er3
the Seychelles

she2

zhan4
verbal sparring / duel of words

she2

gen1
back of tongue / tongue root / dorsal

xiao3

she2
uvula

zha4

she2
to be speechless / also pr. [ze2 she2]

she2

jian1
tip of tongue / apical

jiao2

she2
to gossip / to argue unnecessarily

chang2

she2

fu4
female gossip / busybody

chun2

she2
argument / words / lips and tongue

da4

she2

tou5
(coll.) lisp / one who lisps

cheng1

mu4

jie2

she2
stupefied / flabbergasted

qiao3

she2

ru2

huang2
lit. to have a tongue like a reed (idiom) / fig. to have a glib tongue

you3

zui3

mo4

she2
struck dumb / speechless

you2

zui3

hua2

she2
glib / oily-mouthed and smooth talking

lan4

she2

tou2
to gossip / to blab / a blab-mouth

niu2

she2
ox tongue

bai2

hua1

she2

she2

cao3
Hedyotis diffusa

bai2

fei4

chun2

she2
to whistle down the wind / to waste one's breath (idiom)

mo2

po4

kou3

she2
incessant complaining

ben4

kou3

zhuo1

she2
awkward in speech

ben4

zui3

zhuo1

she2
clumsy in speech / poor speaker

ben4

zui3

ben4

she2
clumsy in speaking / awkward / inarticulate

huang2

she2
the lip or vibrating end of a reed in a wind instrument

jie2

she2
tongue-tied / unable to speak (out of surprise, embarrassment etc)

qiao4

she2

yin1
retroflex sound (e.g. in Mandarin zh, ch, sh, r)

she2

xia4
sublingual / hypoglossal

she2

xia4

han2

fu4
sublingual administration (medicine)

juan3

she2

yuan2

yin1
retroflex vowel (e.g. the final r of putonghua)

she2

xia4

xian4
sublingual gland / saliva gland under tongue

she2

wen3
to french kiss / french kiss

she2

jian1

qian2

yin1
alveolar / consonants z, c, s produced with the tip of the tongue on the alveolar ridge

she2

jian1

hou4

yin1
retroflex sound (e.g. in Mandarin zh, ch, sh, r)

There are no example sentences for this character.

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