shang3 =
sh + ang3

to bestow (a reward) / to give (to an inferior) / to hand down / a reward (bestowed by a superior) / to appreciate (beauty) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh) got pinched by a crab (贝) inside of the Angkor Wat (ang3) before it run away. A Buddhist monk (尚) finds the crab and gives it to Sherlock, who in turn gives the brave monk a reward (赏) for his efforts. The monk appreciates (赏) the reward very much. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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shang4 =
sh + ang4

surname Shang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shang4 =
sh + ang4

still / yet / to value / to esteem | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 和尚, a buddhist monk.

Sherlock Holmes (sh) assumed his new post inside of the Angkor Wat's bathroom (ang4) at the border control checkpoint (冋). His first client is a buddhist monk (尚) who wants to import some aloe vera (⺌). Sherlock asks him what he thinks how large the value (尚) of his goods is, but the buddhist monk has no idea. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

alternative form of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ⺌ looks a bit like an aloe vera plant.

Marie Curie planted some small aloe veras in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

desert / border | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A border control checkpoint. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Zeus is working at a border control checkpoint in front of Stonehenge, but there is no-one to be checked. He is so bored that he's driving staples into mandarins without end. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ang3

Inside the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Inside the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


xin1

shang3
to appreciate / to enjoy / to admire (HSK level 5)

jiang3

shang3
reward / prize / award (HSK level 6)

xuan2

shang3
to offer a reward / bounty

shang3

qian5
tip / gratuity / monetary reward / bonus

jian4

shang3

jia1
connoisseur / appreciative person / fan

shang3

shi2
to appreciate / to recognize the worth of sth / appreciation

shang3

lian3
(polite) do me the honor

kao4

shang3
reward / to reward

shang3

xin1

yue4

mu4
warms the heart and delights the eye (idiom) / pleasing / delightful

shang3

yue4
to admire the full moon

shang3

guang1
to do sb the honor (of attending etc) / to put in an appearance / to show up

wan2

shang3
to appreciate / to take pleasure in / to enjoy

shang3

ci4
to bestow / to confer (a reward for service) / a reward

zan4

shang3
to admire / to praise / to appreciate

jian4

shang3
to appreciate

guan1

shang3
to see and enjoy / to admire the view

ya3

su2

gong4

shang3
can be enjoyed by scholars and lay-people alike (idiom)

shang3

fa2
reward and punishment

you3

mu4

gong4

shang3
as everyone can appreciate (idiom); clear to all / unarguable

xu4

gong1

xing2

shang3
to review records and decide on rewards (idiom)

xuan2

shang3

ling4
an order to post a reward (for the capture of a criminal)

gu1

fang1

zi4

shang3
lone flower admiring itself (idiom); narcissism / self-love

ta4

qing1

shang3

chun1
to enjoy a beautiful spring walk (idiom)

ta4

qing1

shang3

hua1
to enjoy the flowers on a spring outing (idiom)

qi2

wen2

gong4

shang3
lit. remarkable work appreciated by all (idiom); universally praised (original meaning) / incomprehensible nonsense / preposterous bullshit

ban1

shang3
to bestow a prize or reward / an award

jing1

shang3
surprised and admiring / to appreciate with surprise

tan4

shang3
to admire / to express admiration

ji1

shang3
to be full of admiration

shou4

shang3
to receive a prize

chou2

shang3
reward

gong1

gao1

bu4

shang3
high merit that one can never repay (idiom); invaluable achievements

you2

shang3
to enjoy the sights (of)

shang3

niao3
birdwatching

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