zhuo2 =
zhu + o2

to pour wine / to drink wine / to deliberate / to consider | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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shao2 =
sh + ao2

spoon / ladle / CL:把[ba3] / abbr. for 公勺[gong1 shao2], centiliter (unit of volume) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As this character should not be confused with 匕, this character will be represented by a small silver spoon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


Sherlock Holmes feeds an elephant some medicine just inside the entrance of the Taos Pueblo. The medicine looks like a petal leaf, and Sherlock Holmes uses a small silver spoon to give the elephant its medicine. - 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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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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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bao1 =
b + ao1

archaic variant of 包[bao1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like an elephant. Beelzebub rides an elephant in front of the Taos Pueblo, turning the soil with a plough. Lots of bananas show up from the earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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
+
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,
almost 4 years ago
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,
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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you3 =
y + ou3

10th earthly branch: 5-7 p.m., 8th solar month (8th September-7th October), year of the Rooster | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The rooster and Maud Younger are taking part in a re-enactment in the Louvre. They re-enact former times by getting up with sunrise; the rooster stands on top of the sun and crows so that everybody gets up, and Maud Younger plays a traditional sihu fiddle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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wu4 =
w + Ø4

surname Wu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wu4 =
w + Ø4

cut off the feet / rising to a height / towering / bald | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: A 胡兀尔, a kind of Chinese fiddle with four strings, more commonly known as 四胡. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Sun Wukong is playing his 胡兀尔 in the space station's bathroom, but he's deliberatly playing very badly in order to annoy Willy Walrus. Willy Walrus is so annoyed that he threatens to cut off Sun Wukong's feet with a flute if he doesn't stop. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 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,
about 4 years ago


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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | 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, 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
+
ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - 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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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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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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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

zhu

George Giant Squid - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
o2

Just inside Olavinlinna Castle's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


zhen1

zhuo2
to consider / to deliberate / to fill up a cup to the brim (HSK level 6)

zhuo2

qing2
to use discretion / to take circumstances into account / to make allowances pertinent to a situation

zi4

zhen1

ju4

zhuo2
weighing every word

shang1

zhuo2
to deliberate

dui4

zhuo2
to sit face-to-face and drink

xiao3

zhuo2
drinks with snacks

zhen1

zhuo2

zi4

ju4
to measure one's words

zhen1

zhuo2

jue2

ding4

quan2
discretionary power

jiang1

zhuo2

zhi1

xi3
feast at the birth of a child

qing1

zhuo2
wine offered to gods in worship

du2

zhuo2
to drink alone

zi4

zhuo2
to enjoy a cup of wine by oneself

fei1

zhuo2
the poor food I offer you (humble); my inadequate hospitality

heng2

qing2

zhuo2

li3
to weight the matter and deliberate the reason (idiom); to weigh and consider / to deliberate

heng2

zhuo2
to weigh and consider / to deliberate / short form of idiom 衡情酌理

zhuo2

yu3
to give as one sees fit

zhuo2

jia1
to make considered additions

zhuo2

duo2
to make a considered decision

zhuo2

ding4
to decide after intense deliberation

zhuo2

qing2

chu3

li3
see 酌情辦理|酌情办理[zhuo2 qing2 ban4 li3]

zhuo2

qing2

ban4

li3
to act after full consideration of the actual situation

zhuo2

shou1
to charge different prices according to the situation / to collect (items) as appropriate

zhuo2

he2
to verify after consultation

zhuo2

jian3
to make considered reductions / discretionary reduction

zhuo2

man3
to fill up (a wine glass) to the brim

zhuo2

xian4
to honor a deity with wine

zhuo2

chu3
to use one's own discretion

zhuo2

chu3

quan2
discretion / discretionary power

zhuo2

cai2
to consider and decide

zhuo2

yi4
to consider and discuss

zhuo2

ban4
to do as one thinks fit / to handle by taking circumstances into consideration

zhuo2

jiu3
to pour wine
便
bian4

zhuo2
informal dinner

zhuo2

liang2
to consider / to allow for / to use one's discretion / to measure (food and drink)

can1

zhuo2
to consider (a matter) / to deliberate

yi4

zhuo2
to pour out wine

shen3

zhuo2
examination / to check and review

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