zhen1 =
zh + (e)n1

chaste | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: girdle of chastity.

George Washington (zh) wants to get rid of his girdle of chastity (贞). In front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1) he asks the crab (贝) to destroy the girdle, but the crab waves with a pennant (⺊) instead to alarm the royal guard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 6 days ago | add a painting



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

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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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


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bei4 =
b + ei4

surname Bei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bei4 =
b + ei4

cowrie / shellfish / currency (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crab. In the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Neanderthal man and Beelzebub are fighting a crab with staplers, but because Neanderthal man can't handle a stapler he accidentally staples himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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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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

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is the simplified version of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
(e)n1

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


zhong1

zhen1

bu4

yu2
unswerving in one's loyalty (idiom); faithful and constant

zhen1

lie4
ready to die to preserve one's chastity

zhen1

jie2
chastity

zhong1

zhen1
loyal and dependable

zhen1

cao1
(usually of women) chastity / virginity / virtue / honor / loyalty / moral integrity

zhen1

de2
Jeanne d'Arc (1412-1431), French heroine and liberator, executed as a witch by the Burgundians and English / also called Jehanne Darc, the Maid or Orleans, Joan of Arc or St Joan

nu:3

zhen1
privet (genus Ligustrum)

jian1

zhen1
faithful / chaste / loyal to the end

tong2

zhen1
virginity / chastity

zhen1

jie2
chastity / virginity (of women) / moral integrity (of men) / loyalty / constancy

jian1

zhen1

bu4

yu2
unyielding integrity (idiom); unwavering

an1

zhen1
Antei (Japanese reign name, 1227-1229)

sheng4

nu:3

zhen1

de2
Joan of Arc (1412-1431), French heroine and liberator, executed as a witch by the Burgundians and English

yong3

zhen1

nei4

shan4
Yongzhen abdication of 805

yong3

zhen1

ge2

xin1
Yongzhen Reform, Tang dynasty failed reform movement of 805 led by Wang Shuwen 王叔文[Wang2 Shu1 wen2]

bai2

su4

zhen1
(name of a person) Bai Suzhen, from Madame White Snake

jian1

zhen1

bu4

qu1
faithful and unchanging (idiom); steadfast

su1

zhen1

chang1
Su Tseng-chang (1947-), Taiwanese DPP politician

zhen1

nu:3
female virgin / widow who does not remarry

zhen1

cao1

dai4
chastity belt

zhen1

feng1
Zhenfeng county in Qianxinan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔西南州[Qian2 xi1 nan2 zhou1], Guizhou

zhen1

feng1

xian4
Zhenfeng county in Qianxinan Buyei and Miao autonomous prefecture 黔西南州[Qian2 xi1 nan2 zhou1], Guizhou

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