zhi4 =
zh + Ø4

character / nature / quality / plain / to pawn / pledge / hostage / to question / Taiwan pr. [zhi2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) captured a crab (贝) and keeps it as a hostage (质) In the space station's bathroom (Ø4). George wants to find out more about the nature (质) of the banana tree (⺁), so all the crab gets to eat is the banana trees. Secretly the crab set up a small cross (十) to which it prays everyday for its release. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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Two times 丿 component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: two and more bananas (丿) are part of a larger banana tree (⺁). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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, almost 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, almost 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

zh

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago
Ø4

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


zhi4

liang4
quality / (physics) mass / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

wu4

zhi4
matter / substance / material / materialistic / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

ben3

zhi4
essence / nature / innate character / intrinsic quality (HSK level 5)

xing4

zhi4
nature / characteristic / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

shi2

zhi4
substance / essence (HSK level 6)

su4

zhi4
inner quality / basic essence (HSK level 6)

bian4

zhi4
to degenerate / to go bad / to deteriorate / metamorphosis (HSK level 6)

di4

zhi4
geology (HSK level 6)

pin3

zhi4
quality (HSK level 6)

dan4

bai2

zhi4
protein (HSK level 6)

ren2

zhi4
hostage (HSK level 6)

yi2

chuan2

wu4

zhi4
genetic material

gu3

zhi4

shu1

song1

zheng4
osteoporosis

lie4

zhi4
shoddy / of poor quality

jie4

zhi4
medium / media

rou4

zhi4
quality of meat / succulent (botany)

dui4

zhi4
direct confrontation

zhi4

bian4
qualitative change / fundamental change

zhi4

yi2
to call into question / to question (truth or validity)

you1

zhi4
excellent quality

zhi4

xun2
to question / to enquire / interrogatory

cai2

zhi4
texture of timber / quality of material / material (that sth is made of)

wen2

zhi4

bin1

bin1
refined in manner / gentle

pi2

zhi4
cortex / cerebral cortex

zi1

zhi4
aptitude / natural endowments

dian4

jie3

zhi4
electrolyte

di4

zhi4

xue2

jia1
geologist

kuang4

wu4

zhi4
mineral, esp. dietary mineral

ti3

zhi4
physique

shi2

zhi4

xing4
substantive / substantial / material / considerable

yuan2

sheng1

zhi4
protoplasm

zhi4

jian3
quarantine / quality inspection

fa4

lang2

zhi4
tooth enamel

mu4

zhi4

bu4
xylem

zhi4

gan3
realism (in art) / sense of reality / texture / tactile quality

zhi4

di4
texture / background (texture) / grain / quality / character / disposition

yin1

zhi4
tone / sound quality / timbre

zhi4

pu3

yi2
mass spectrometer

bao3

zhi4

qi1
date of use (on foodstuffs) / best before date

zhi4

shu4
prime number

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