shang4 =
sh + ang4

surname Shang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shang4 =
sh + ang4

still / yet / to value / to esteem | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 和尚, a buddhist monk.

Sherlock Holmes (sh) assumed his new post inside of the Angkor Wat's bathroom (ang4) at the border control checkpoint (冋). His first client is a buddhist monk (尚) who wants to import some aloe vera (⺌). Sherlock asks him what he thinks how large the value (尚) of his goods is, but the buddhist monk has no idea. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

alternative form of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ⺌ looks a bit like an aloe vera plant.

Marie Curie planted some small aloe veras in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

desert / border | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A border control checkpoint. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Zeus is working at a border control checkpoint in front of Stonehenge, but there is no-one to be checked. He is so bored that he's driving staples into mandarins without end. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 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,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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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, 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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HSK level: 5

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

sh

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
ang4

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

In the Angkor Wat's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


shi2

shang4
fashion / fad / fashionable (HSK level 5)

gao1

shang4
noble / lofty / refined / exquisite (HSK level 6)

shang4

qie3
(not) even / yet / still

li3

shang4

wang3

lai2
lit. proper behavior is based on reciprocity (idiom) / fig. to return politeness for politeness

chong2

shang4
to hold up (as an model) / to hold in esteem / to revere / to advocate

shang4

wu2
not yet / not so far

shang4

wu3
to promote a martial spirit / to revere military skills / warlike

shang4

wei4
not yet / still not

feng1

shang4
current custom / current way of doing things

he2

shang5
Buddhist monk

shang4

fang1

bao3

jian4
variant of 尚方劍|尚方剑[shang4 fang1 jian4] / imperial sword (giving bearer arbitrary powers) / in fiction, Chinese version of 007's license to kill

qing4

shang4

dao4
Gyeongsang Province of Joseon Korea, now divided into North Gyeongsang Province 慶尚北道|庆尚北道[Qing4 shang4 bei3 dao4] and South Gyeongsang Province 慶尚南道|庆尚南道[Qing4 shang4 nan2 dao4]

shang4

shu1
high official / government minister

shang4

shu1

jing1
Book of History / a compendium of documents in various styles, making up the oldest extant texts of Chinese history, from legendary times down to the times of Confucius

shang4

shu1

lang2
ancient official title

shang4

wei4

jie3

jue2
unsolved / as yet unsettled

shang4

bi3

ya4
Zambia, South Africa (Tw)

shang4

yi4
Shangyi county in Zhangjiakou 張家口|张家口[Zhang1 jia1 kou3], Hebei

shang4

yi4

xian4
Shangyi county in Zhangjiakou 張家口|张家口[Zhang1 jia1 kou3], Hebei

shang4

xiang3
I beg you to partake of this sacrifice (used at the end of an elegiac address)

zhang4

er2

he2

shang5

,

mo1

bu5

zhao2

tou2

nao3
lit. like a three-meter high monk , you can't rub his head (idiom) / fig. at a total loss

qing4

shang4

bei3

dao4
North Gyeongsang Province, in east South Korea, capital Daegu 大邱[Da4 qiu1]

qing4

shang4

nan2

dao4
South Gyeongsang Province, in south east South Korea, capital Changwon 昌原[Chang1 yuan2]

hu4

bu4

shang4

shu1
Minister of Revenue (from the Han dynasty onwards)

shi2

dai4

bu4

tong2

,

feng1

shang4

bu4

tong2
customs change with time (idiom); other times, other manners / O Tempora, O Mores!

du4

shang4

bie2
Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan

yang2

shang4

kun1
Yang Shangkun (1907-1998), former president of PRC and military leader

sha1

he2

shang5
Sha Wujing

li3

bu4

shang4

shu1
Director of Board of Rites (Confucian)

pao3

le5

he2

shang4

,

pao3

bu4

liao3

si4
the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later

pao3

le5

he2

shang4

,

pao3

bu4

liao3

miao4
the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later

zuo4

yi1

tian1

he2

shang5

,

zhuang4

yi1

tian1

zhong1
as a monk for today, toll today's bell (idiom); to do one's job mechanically / to hold a position passively

jian4

zhen1

he2

shang5
Jianzhen or Ganjin (688-763), Tang Buddhist monk, who crossed to Japan after several unsuccessful attempts, influential in Japanese Buddhism

pao3

de2

liao3

he2

shang4

,

pao3

bu4

liao3

miao4
the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later

he2

shang5

da3

san3
lit. monk holding an umbrella: no hair, no sky / fig. no protection from law (punning on 髮|发[fa4] vs 法[fa3]) or from heaven

tan3

shang4

ni2

ya4
Tanzania, East Africa (Tw)

hao4

qi2

shang4

yi4
liking what odd, interested in what is different (idiom); curious about the exotic / inquisitive

kong3

shang4

ren4
Kong Shangren (1648-1718), Qing dramatist and poet, author of The Peach Blossom Fan 桃花扇[Tao2 hua1 Shan4]

zun1

shang4
to value highly / to hold up sth as a model

dui4

zhe5

he2

shang5

ma4

zei2

tu1
lit. to curse a baldhead to a monk's face (idiom) / fig. to scold sb indirectly / to criticize obliquely

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