shu1 =
shu + Ø1

uncle / father's younger brother / husband's younger brother / Taiwan pr. [shu2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Arthur Schopenhauer, 叔本华.

Sheldon Shrimp's (shu) uncle (叔), Arthur Schopenhauer (叔), is teaching him how to box in front of the space station (Ø1). On top (上) of a giant daisy (小), they are boxing wearing boxing gloves (又). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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shang3 =
sh + ang3

see 上聲|上声[shang3 sheng1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shang4 =
sh + ang4

on top / upon / above / upper / previous / first (of multiple parts) / to climb / to get onto / to go up / to attend (class or university) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes investigates a mysterious murder in the Songgwangsa's bathroom. Somebody has been killed while using the golden squat toilet. He finds a mysterious apparatus on top of it, and breaks it using a dinosaur bone. As the apparatus breaks, he finds the murderers weapon: The dinosaur bone is sticking in a capacitor, which has been hooked up to the golden squat toilet to kill the victim using the electric charge. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - 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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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - 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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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

shu

Sheldon Shrimp - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


shu1

shu5
father's younger brother / uncle / Taiwan pr. [shu2 shu5] / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

shu1

fu4
father's younger brother / uncle

da4

shu1
eldest of father's younger brothers / uncle (term used to address a man about the age of one's father)

biao3

shu1
son of grandfather's sister / son of grandmother's brother or sister / father's younger male cousin / (Hong Kong slang) mainlander

shu1

gong1
great uncle / grandfather's younger brother / husband's father's younger brother

shu1

mu3
aunt / wife of father's younger brother

shu1

bai5
(of cousins) descending from the same grandfather or great-grandfather

shu1

zu3

mu3
wife of paternal grandfather's younger brother

shu1

yue4
wife's uncle

shu1

ben3

hua2
Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German post-Kantian philosopher

shu1

zu3
grandfather's younger brother

bo2

shu1

zu3

mu3
father's father's brother's wife / great aunt

bo2

shu1
father's brother (uncle) / husband's brother (brother-in-law)

bo2

zhong4

shu1

ji4
eldest / second / third and youngest of brothers / order of seniority among brothers

shu1

zhang4

ren2
wife's uncle

jia1

shu1
(polite) my uncle (father's younger brother)

xiao3

shu1
husband's younger brother / brother-in-law

wang2

shu1

wen2
Wang Shuwen (735-806), famous Tang dynasty scholar, Go player and politician, a leader of failed Yongzhen Reform 永貞革新|永贞革新[Yong3 zhen1 Ge2 xin1] of 805

guai4

shu1

shu5
queer uncle, referring to a young to middle-aged male pedophile (Internet slang)

li3

shu1

tong2
Liu Shutong (1880-1942), painter, Buddhist monk and distinguished figure in New Culture Movement 新文化運動|新文化运动[Xin1 Wen2 hua4 Yun4 dong4] after the Xinhai Revolution 辛亥革命[Xin1 hai4 Ge2 ming4] of 1911

bo2

shu1

zu3

fu4
father's father's brother / great uncle

a1

bu4

shu1

chun2
albuterol, chemical used in treating asthma

mai4

dang1

lao2

shu1

shu5
Ronald McDonald

shu1

zhang4

mu3
wife's aunt

shu1

zi5
brother-in-law / husband's younger brother

shu1

po2
aunt by marriage / husband's aunt / husband's father's younger brother's wife

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