寿

寿
shou4 =
sh + ou4

surname Shou | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 寿

shou4 =
sh + ou4

long life / old age / age / life / birthday / funerary | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 寿

Mnemonic symbol: 寿桃包, a longevity peach bun.

Sherlock Holmes (sh) wants to have a long life, so he decided to just stay in a golden cage (丰) in the Louvre's bathroom (ou4) and has someone bring him longevity peach buns (寿) every now and then. Every time he gets his snack he gives the person the thumbs up (寸). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


寿
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feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

luxuriant / buxom / variant of 豐|丰[feng1] / variant of 風|风[feng1] / appearance / charm | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

surname Feng | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

feng1 =
f + (e)ng1

abundant / plentiful / fertile / plump / great | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a luxurious golden cage.

Frankenstein's Monster has been locked into a golden cage in front of Stonehenge. The golden cage is suspended from a dinosaur bone, which in turn is fixed to a coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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san1 =
s + an1

surname San | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

san1 =
s + an1

three / 3 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Cartesian coordinate system with three (三) axes.

Socrates (s-) is performing in front of Anchor Inn (-an1). He created an electrical flute by attaching a large capacitor (二) to the flute (一), so that he can get the attention of all the people. Moreover, he's balancing on a Cartesian coordinate system (三). Unfortunately, only three (三) people stop to watch the result. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

As a component in other characters, this shall be represented by a Cartesian coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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,
almost 4 years ago


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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 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, about 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

寿
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cun4 =
cu + (e)n4

a unit of length / inch / thumb | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kitty Cat is playing with a petal leaf in the Forbidden City's bathroom. She's keeping it in the air by hitting it with a flute and a crowbar. It's so much fun that she thinks to herself "thumbs up". - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



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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,
almost 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

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寿 appears as component in

寿 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with 寿

寿
shou4

ming4
life span / life expectancy (HSK level 5)
寿
shou4

yi1
burial clothes
寿
shou4

zhong1

zheng4

qin3
to die of old age / to die in one's bed at a ripe old age

ren2
寿
shou4

bao3

xian3
life insurance

zhe2
寿
shou4
to have one's life shortened (by excesses etc)

yan2

nian2

yi4
寿
shou4
to make life longer / to promise longevity / (this product will) extend your life

chang2
寿
shou4
longevity / ability to live long / long lived

chang2
寿
shou4
Changshou suburban district of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
寿
shou4

xing1
god of longevity / elderly person whose birthday is being celebrated

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

fu2
寿
shou4
happiness and longevity

gao1
寿
shou4
longevity / venerable age / your venerable age?

yang2
寿
shou4
predestined life-span
寿
shou4

xian3
life insurance / abbr. for 人壽保險|人寿保险
寿
shou4

tang2
mourning hall / a hall for a birthday celebration
寿
shou4

shu4

yi3

jin3
to die (when one's predestined life span is up)
寿
shou4

cai2
coffin
寿
shou4

tao2
(myth.) peaches of immortality, kept by Xi Wangmu / fresh or confectionery peaches offered as a birthday gift
寿
shou4

tao2

bao1
longevity peach bun / birthday peach bun
寿
shou4

bi3

nan2

shan1
Live as long as the Zhongnan Mountains! (idiom) / Long may you live!
寿
shou4

wang2

fen2
Shouwangfen town, in Chengde 承德市[Cheng2 de2 shi4], Hebei
寿
shou4

wang2

fen2

zhen4
Shouwangfen town, in Chengde 承德市[Cheng2 de2 shi4], Hebei
寿
shou4

li3
birthday present (for an old person)
寿
shou4

yan2
birthday banquet
寿
shou4

gao1
birthday cake
寿
shou4

xian4
Shou county in Lu'an 六安[Lu4 an1], Anhui
寿
shou4

kao3
long life / life span
寿
shou4

feng1
Shoufeng township in Hualien county 花蓮縣|花莲县[Hua1 lian2 xian4], east Taiwan
寿
shou4

feng1

xiang1
Shoufeng township in Hualien county 花蓮縣|花莲县[Hua1 lian2 xian4], east Taiwan
寿
shou4

chen2
birthday (of an old person)
寿
shou4

xian4
lifetime / length of life
寿
shou4

yang2
Shouyang county in Jinzhong 晉中|晋中[Jin4 zhong1], Shanxi
寿
shou4

yang2

xian4
Shouyang county in Jinzhong 晉中|晋中[Jin4 zhong1], Shanxi
寿
shou4

mian4
birthday noodles (for longevity)

fu4

gui4
寿
shou4

kao3
rank, wealth, and long life

xiao3
寿
shou4

xing1
child whose birthday is being celebrated / birthday boy / birthday girl

ping2

jun1
寿
shou4

ming4
life expectancy

nian2
寿
shou4
length of life / life span

yan2
寿
shou4
Yanshou county in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨[Ha1 er3 bin1], Heilongjiang / to extend life

yan2
寿
shou4

xian4
Yanshou county in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨[Ha1 er3 bin1], Heilongjiang

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