zhai2 =
zh + ai2

residence / (coll.) to stay in at home / to hang around at home | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: hanging around at home playing video games.

After graduating, George Washington (zh) stays at home all day (宅) playing video games in the palace's kitchen (ai2) while wearing his graduation cap (宀). He plays a game where he has to yield a blade of grass (乇) to control the sword master in his video game. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 5 months ago | add a painting



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tuo1 =
tu + o1

archaic variant of 托[tuo1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhe2 =
zh + e2

"blade of grass" component in Chinese characters | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington pulls out all the stops to cut the banana lying in front of him just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion. To cut it he wields a seven branched laser sword and a blade of grass in each hand respectively. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, 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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丿
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qi1 =
qi + Ø1

seven / 7 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other components: the Seven-Branched Laser Sword. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is testing her new Seven-Branched Laser Sword in front of the space station. She's slicing flutes and shovels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, 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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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ai2

"ai2" is just inside the entrance of the palace. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


zhu4

zhai2
residence / tenement (HSK level 6)

zhu4

zhai2

qu1
residential area / housing development

min2

zhai2
house / people's homes

xiong1

zhai2
inauspicious abode / haunted house

zhai2

yuan4
house / house with a courtyard

zhu4

zhai2

lou2
residential building / CL:幢[zhuang4],座[zuo4],棟|栋[dong4]

zhai2

zi5
house / residence

gu4

zhai2
former home

jiu4

zhai2
former residence

zhai2

she4
house / residence

zhai2

pei4
home delivery

ju1

zhai2
dwelling

yu4

zhai2

zu2
otaku, a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests such as anime, manga, and video games / see also 宅男[zhai2 nan2] / see also 宅女[zhai2 nu:3]

fu2

jia1

fan4

zhai2
lit. to live on a boat / to drift from place to place (idiom)

hao2

zhai2
grand residence / mansion

huang2

di4

zhai2

jing1
one of the earliest classics about Fengshui

zhu4

zhai2

pao4

mo4
housing bubble

qin1

ru4

jia1

zhai2

zhe3
housebreaker / burglar

bu3

zhai2
to choose a capital by divination / to choose a home / to choose one's burial place by divination

gu3

zhai2
former residence

zhai2

nu:3
female geek / female nerd / otaku girl

zhai2

du4

jia4
staycation / residential vacation

zhai2

nan2
male addicted to computers, computer games, adult cartoons etc (2000s Taiwan slang, derived from Japanese otaku 御宅男 house male) / fan of computer games / by extension, nerd

zhai2

jing1
one of the earliest classics about Fengshui / see also 黃帝宅經|黄帝宅经[huang2 di4 zhai2 jing1]

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