zhu4
= zhu + Ø4
to wish / to express good wishes / to pray / (old) wizard
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Seclusion

Here's yet another picture incorporating a monk's cowl as symbol for . Apollo does not represent a certain pronunciation, but the character , "elder brother". The pronunciation of , "zhu4", is given by George Giant Squid (zhu-) in the bathroom of the space station (-4). The space station is in fact an ideal place to put on a monk's cowl and go into seclusion.


Composition: 祝 = 兄 + 礻

zhu4 =
zhu + Ø4

surname Zhu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhu4 =
zhu + Ø4

to wish / to express good wishes / to pray / (old) wizard | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Apollo expresses his best wishes to George Giant Squid in the bathroom of the space station and hands him a bottle of Champagne. George just ended his ten-year seclusion in the space station's bathroom, living as an emeritus, dressed in a monk's cowl. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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xiong1 =
xu + (e)ng1

elder brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes and his older brother Apollo are arguing about a mandarin in front of Stonehenge. As mischievous as he is, Sun Wu Kong sneaks in and steals the mandarin, just to eat it himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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丿
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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


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丿
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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

character component (cult) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A cult: I'll represent this with a monk's cowl in other pictures. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - 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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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,
about 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

zhu

George Giant Squid - 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


zhu4

he4
to congratulate / congratulations / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

zhu4

fu2
blessings / to wish sb well (HSK level 5)

qing4

zhu4
to celebrate (HSK level 5)

zhu4

yuan4
to wish

zhu4

jiu3
to toast / to congratulate and drink a toast

zhu4
寿
shou4
to offer birthday congratulations (to an elderly person)

qing4

zhu4

hui4
celebration

gong1

zhu4
to congratulate respectfully / to wish good luck and success (esp. to a superior) / with best wishes (in writing)

yu4

zhu4
to congratulate beforehand / to offer best wishes for

jing4

zhu4
to offer humbly (written at the end of letter from sb of lower status to higher status) / your humble servant

liang2

zhu4
Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai, pair of lovers in folk legend

zhu4

dao3
to pray

tian1

zhu4

zang4

zu2

zi4

zhi4

xian4
Tianzhu Tibetan Autonomous County in Wuwei 武威[Wu3 wei1], Gansu

zhu4

yun3

ming2
Zhu Yunming (1460-1526), Ming dynasty calligrapher

zhu4

hao3
wish you all the best! (when signing off on a correspondence)

zhu4

zhi1

shan1
Zhu Zhishan (1460-1526), Ming calligrapher and poet, one of Four great southern talents of the Ming 江南四大才子

zhu4

he4

ci2
congratulatory speech

zhu4

song4
to express good wishes

zhu4

fa4
to cut one's hair (as part of a minority ritual or in order to become a monk)

tian1

zhu4

xian4
Tianzhu Tibetan autonomous county in Wuwei 武威[Wu3 wei1], Gansu

zhu4

xie4
to give thanks

dao3

zhu4
to pray

gu3

zhu4
to curse sb / to place a jinx

zhu4

rong2
God of Fire

miao4

zhu4
acolyte in charge of incense in a temple

li3

zhu4
Lizhu, personal name of twenty-first and last Tang emperor Aidi 哀帝[Ai1 di4] (892-908), reigned 904-907

liang2

shan1

bo2

yu3

zhu4

ying1

tai2
Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai, pair of lovers in folk legend

There are no example sentences for this character.

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