shi4 =
sh + Ø4

to explain / to release / Buddha (abbr. for 釋迦牟尼|释迦牟尼[Shi4 jia1 mou2 ni2]) / Buddhism | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Every time Sherlock Holmes (sh) draws a sample from a boxing glove (又) with a sampling tool (釆) In the space station's bathroom (Ø4), he pulls out a small dinosaur bone (丨) and is shocked electrically immediately, since an attached capacitor (二) releases (释) its charge. Yet Sherlock continues to do so since he is determined to explain (释) the nature of the boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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bian4 =
bi + an4

old variant of 辨[bian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a sampling tool. Brynhildr (bi) wants to distinguish a huge banana (丿) from a sack of rice (米) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4), so she sticks her sampling tool (釆) into each of them and takes a small sample. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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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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mi3 =
mi + Ø3

surname Mi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mi3 =
mi + Ø3

rice / CL:粒[li4] / meter (classifier) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a sack of rice.

Marilyn Monroe and the mean crocodile celebrate Christmas with a Christmas tree inside of the space station. Coincidentally they got each other the same present: each of them is giving the other one a sack of rice. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting


xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - 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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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,
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,
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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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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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,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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,
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


jie3

shi4
explanation / to explain / to interpret / to resolve / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

zhu4

shi4
marginal notes / annotation / to annotate / to add comments to text (HSK level 6)

ai4

bu4

shi4

shou3
to love sth too much to part with it (idiom); to fondle admiringly (HSK level 6)

shi4

fang4
to release / to set free / to liberate (a prisoner) / to discharge (HSK level 6)

shi4
怀
huai2
to release (tension) / relief (from suspense) / to dispel (usu. with negative, unable to forget)

jia3

shi4
parole

bao3

shi4
to release on bail / to bail

ru2

shi4

zhong4

fu4
as if relieved from a burden (idiom) / to have a weight off one's mind

huo4

shi4
freed (from prison) / to obtain release

xi1

shi4
to dilute

kai1

shi4
to release (a prisoner)

shou3

bu4

shi4

juan4
lit. always with a book in hand (idiom) / fig. (of a student or scholar) diligent and hardworking

shi4

jia1

mou2

ni2
Siddhartha Gautama (563-485 BC), the historical Buddha and founder of Buddhism / Sakyamuni Buddha (Sanskrit: sage of the Sakya)

shi4

ran2
relieved / at ease / feel relieved

chan3

shi4
to explain / to expound / to interpret / elucidation

quan2

shi4
to interpret / to comment and explain / to annotate / to perform (i.e. interpret a theatrical role) / to decode / interpretation / annotation

shi4

yi4
the meaning of sth / an explanation of the meaning of words or phrases / definition / an interpretation (of doctrine) / religious doctrine

shi4

yi2
to dispel doubts / to clear up difficulties

jin4

shi4

qian2

xian2
to forget former enmity (idiom)

jie3

shi4

qi4
interpreter (computing)

jie3

shi4

zhi2

xing2
interpreted (computer)

xun4

shi4
to explain / to interpret / interpretation

quan2

shi4

xue2
hermeneutics

lu:e4

shi4
a brief explanation / to summarize

huan4

ran2

bing1

shi4
to melt away (idiom) / to clear up / to dissipate

xiao1

shi4
to dispel (doubts) / to clear up (misunderstanding)

shi4

su2
to explain in simple terms

shi4

dian3
Buddhist doctrine / sutras

shi4

chu1
to release / to make available / to liberate / disengagement

shi4

juan4
to stop reading

shi4

ming2
"Shiming", late Han dictionary, containing 1502 entries, using puns on the pronunciation of headwords to explain their meaning

shi4

zun1
another name for Sakyamuni 釋迦牟尼佛|释迦牟尼佛, the historical Buddha

shi4

nian4
(literary) to be reassured / not to worry

shi4

shou3
to let go / to loosen one's grip / to put sth down

shi4

fang4

chu1

yu4
to release from jail

shi4

jiao4
Buddhism

shi4

wen2
interpreting words / to explain the meaning of words in classic texts / to decipher an old script

shi4

jing1
exegesis / explanation of classic text

shi4

du2
to read and interpret ancient texts / to decipher

shi4

jia1
Sakya (name of a north Indian tribe) / abbr. for 釋迦牟尼|释迦牟尼 Sakyamuni Buddha / sugar apple

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