shi4
= sh + Ø4
to show / to reveal
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Sherlock showing off

is one of these characters which cannot be expressed by a picture easily. As a symbol I chose a guidon, which is for showing who you're dealing with.


Composition: 示 = 二 + 小

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

to show / to reveal | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A standard or guidon, as used in the military. Sherlock Holmes tries out his new guidon in the space station's bathroom. The standard features a capacitor and a daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Wikimedia Commons:Stroke Order Project

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


biao3

shi4
to express / to show / to say / to state / to indicate / to mean (HSK level 3)

xian3

shi4
to show / to illustrate / to display / to demonstrate (HSK level 5)

an4

shi4
to hint / to suggest / suggestion / hint (HSK level 6)

zhi3

shi4
to point out / to indicate / to instruct / directives / instructions / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

ti2

shi4
to prompt / to present / to point out / to draw attention to sth / hint / brief / cue (HSK level 6)

shi4

yi4
to hint / to indicate (an idea to sb) (HSK level 6)

qing3

shi4
to ask for instructions (HSK level 6)

shi4

fan4
to demonstrate / to show how to do sth / demonstration / a model example (HSK level 6)

zhan3

shi4
to reveal / to display / to show / to exhibit sth (HSK level 6)

qi3

shi4
to reveal / to enlighten / enlightenment / revelation / illumination (HSK level 6)

shi4

wei1
to demonstrate (as a protest) / a demonstration / a military show of force (HSK level 6)

jie1

shi4
to show / to make known

shi4

bo1

qi4
oscillograph / oscilloscope

yu4

shi4
to indicate / to foretell / to forebode / to betoken

qi3

shi4

lu4
the Revelation of St John the divine / the Apocalypse

xuan1

shi4
to vow / to pledge

shi4

li4
to illustrate / typical example

gao4

shi4

pai2
notice / placard / signboard

gao4

shi5
announcement

xian3

shi4

qi4
monitor (computer)

jing3

shi4
to warn / to alert / warning / cautionary

zhao1

shi4
to declare publicly / to make clear

shi4

wei1

zhe3
demonstrator / protester

biao1

shi4
to indicate

shi4

yi4

tu2
sketch / schema / graph

pi1

shi4
to write comments on a report submitted by a subordinate / written comments from a superior

ming2

shi4
to state explicitly / to clearly indicate

yan3

shi4
to demonstrate / to show / presentation / demonstration

chu1

shi4
to show / to take out and show to others / to display

shi4

zhong4
to publicly expose

shi4

ruo4
not to fight back / to take it lying down / to show weakness / to show one's softer side

bu4

gan1

shi4

ruo4
not to be outdone

xian3

shi4

ping2
display screen

zhi3

shi4

qi4
indicator

zhi3

shi4

ji4
indicator

shi4

li4

dai4

ma3
sample code (computing)

shi4

hao3
to express goodwill / to be friendly

fa1

chu1

zhi3

shi4
to issue instructions

shi4

wei1

you2

xing2
(protest) demonstration

shi4

wei1

yun4

dong4
rally

There are no example sentences for this character.

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