shen3
= sh + (e)n3
to examine / to investigate / carefully / to try (in court)
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The case of the bloody cap

It's time for Sherlock Holmes to pull out his magnifying glass and solve murders again! The magnifying glass is our symbol for , and Sherlock represents the pronunciation initial "sh-". Furthermore, the pronunciation ending "-en" is represented by the Forbidden City.


Composition: 审 = 宀 + 申

shen3 =
sh + (e)n3

to examine / to investigate / carefully / to try (in court) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes examines a murder case in the Forbidden City. All that is left of the victim is a bloody graduation cap, and Sherlock investigates it with his magnifying glass. He pretends to compare the graduation cap to a catalogue of hats, but he's just a faker: He can't even read! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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


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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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shen1 =
sh + (e)n1

old name for Shanghai 上海[Shang4 hai3] / surname Shen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shen1 =
sh + (e)n1

to extend / to state / to explain / 9th earthly branch: 3-5 p.m., 7th solar month (7th August-7th September), year of the Monkey | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes uses a microphone and a dinosaur bone as pointer to explain the history of the Forbidden City to the audience standing in front of it. He likes to present himself as an expert, but he's a faker: All his explanations come from his textbook. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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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, over 3 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, over 3 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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yue1 =
yu + e1

to speak / to say | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is selling flutes in front of the Erechtheion. She has a whole box of them, and she's advertising them by using a microphone. - 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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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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,
over 3 years ago
(e)n3

In the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


shen3

cha2
to examine / to investigate / to censor out / censorship (HSK level 6)

shen3

li3
to hear (a case) (HSK level 6)

shen3

mei3
esthetics / appreciating the arts / taste (HSK level 6)

shen3

pan4
a trial / to try sb (HSK level 6)

shen3

ji4

zhang3
auditor

shen3

shen4
prudent / cautious

shen3

mei3

guan1
esthetic conception / esthetic point of view / standard

shen3

pan4

yuan2
judge (in court)

shen3

he2
see 審核|审核[shen3 he2]

shen3

he2
to audit / to investigate thoroughly

shen3

xun4
inquest / trial / interrogation / to try / to interrogate

zai4

shen3
to hear a case again / review / retrial

ping2

shen3
to appraise / to evaluate / to judge

shen3

pan4

quan2
jurisdiction / judicial authority

yi1

shen3
first instance (law)

shen3

pan4

zhang3
presiding judge

shen3

ding4
to examine and approve / to finalize

shen3

pan4

zhe3
judge

shen3

ji4
to audit / to examine finances

shen3

wen4
to interrogate / to examine / to question

hui4

shen3
joint hearing / to review jointly (i.e. with other checkers)

zhong1

shen3
final ruling

pei2

shen3

yuan2
juror

shen3

yi4
deliberation / pondering / due consideration

shen3

pi1
to examine and approve / to endorse

ting2

shen3
court hearing

bian1

shen3
to copy-edit / copy editor

shen3

cha2
to investigate / to examine closely

hou4

shen3
awaiting trial

pei2

shen3

tuan2
jury

shen3

ji4

yuan2
accountant / auditor

shen3

pan4

ting2
court / tribunal / courtroom

shen3

yue4
to review or peruse

ti2

shen3
to commit sb for trial / to bring sb before the court

fu4

shen3
to review a judicial case / to reexamine

chu1

shen3
preliminary trial

gong1

shen3
public trial (in a court of law)

shou4

shen3
on trial (for a crime) / to stand trial

shen3

shi4
to look closely at / to examine

shen3

shi2

duo2

shi4
to judge the hour and size up the situation / to take stock

There are no example sentences for this character.

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