kuo4 =
ku + o4

see 李适[Li3 Kuo4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

to fit / suitable / proper / just (now) / comfortable / well / to go / to follow or pursue | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh) got some new gladiator sandals (辶), but in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) he finds that they don't fit (适) his feet. He does notice however that they fit (适) quite nicely his tongue (舌) if he sticks it into one of the sandals. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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+
she2 =
sh + e2

tongue | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes squashed his tongue under a kilo just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion! He tries to stem the kilo with a mandarin, but not very successfully. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
qian1 =
qi + an1

thousand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts dropped a kilo on her banana in front of Anchor Inn, and now she uses a cross to try and revive it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

qian1 =
qi + an1

a swing | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
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 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,
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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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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
chuo4 =
chu + o4

to walk (side part of split character) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Chantal Chicken tries out her new gladiator sandals in Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

ku

Karl Koala - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

o4

In Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
sh

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Words with


shi4

ying4
to adapt / to fit / to suit (HSK level 4)

shi4

he2
to fit / to suit (HSK level 4)

he2

shi4
suitable / fitting / decent / to fit (HSK level 4)

shu1

shi4
cozy / snug (HSK level 5)

shi4

yi2
suitable / appropriate (HSK level 6)

shi4

liang4
appropriate amount

shi4

pei4

qi4
adapter (device)

xian2

shi4
leisurely and comfortable / relaxed

shi4

ke3

er2

zhi3
to stop before going too far (idiom); to stop while one can / don't overdo it / stop while you're ahead

shi4

yi4
agreeable

shi4

feng2
to just happen to coincide with

shi4

shi2
timely / apt to the occasion / in due course

shi4

du4
moderately / appropriate

shi4

zhe3

sheng1

cun2
survival of the fittest

shi4

dang4
suitable / appropriate

wu2

suo3

shi4

cong2
not knowing which course to follow (idiom); at a loss what to do

shi4

ling2
of age / of the appropriate age

shi4

de2

qi2

fan3
to produce the opposite of the desired result

an1

shi4
quiet and comfortable

shi4

yong4
to be applicable

shi4

ying4

xing4
adaptability / flexibility

bu4

shi4
unwell / indisposed / out of sorts

shi4

zhong1
moderate / reasonable / conveniently situated

shi4

xiao1
marketable / saleable / appropriate to the market

shi4

feng2

qi2

hui4
to just happen to coincide with the occasion (idiom) / to be present just at the right time

shi4

pei4
adaptation

shi4

pei4

ceng2
adaptation layer

shi4

jian1
just now / the present time

shun4

shi4
agreeable / to conform

shi4

de2

qi2

suo3
exactly what one would wish / to find one's niche

xue1

zu2

shi4

lu:3
to cut the feet to fit the shoes (idiom); to force sth to fit (as to a Procrustean bed) / impractical or inelegant solution

an1

xian2

shu1

shi4
leisurely and free (idiom); carefree and at ease

bang1

bao3

shi4
(brand) Pampers

tian2

shi4
quiet and comfortable

an4

shi4

ying4
dark adaptation

li3

kuo4
Li Kuo, personal name of tenth Tang emperor Dezong 德宗[De2 Zong1], (742-805), reigned 779-805

bu4

he2

shi4
improper / unsuitable / inappropriate

bu4

shu1

shi4
uncomfortable

hu2

shi4
Hu Shi (1891-1962), original proponent of writing in colloquial Chinese 白話文|白话文[bai2 hua4 wen2]

zi4

shi4

ying4
adaptive

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