zhou1 =
zh + ou1

surname Zhou / Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhou1 =
zh + ou1

week / weekly / to make a circuit / to circle / circle / circumference / lap / cycle / complete / all / all over / thorough / to help financially | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a hula hoop. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


George Washington performs in front of the Louvre: He swings a hula hoop, juggles three mandarins and balances a small heap of dirt on his head. He cheated a little bit though, because he stapled the hoop to his hip with a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ou1

In front of the Louvre - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


zhou1

mo4
weekend (HSK level 3)

zhou1

wei2
surroundings / environment / to encompass (HSK level 4)

zhou1

dao4
thoughtful / considerate / attentive / thorough / also pr. [zhou1 dao5] (HSK level 5)

zhou1

qi1
period / cycle (HSK level 6)

zhou1

mi4
careful / thorough / meticulous / dense / impenetrable (HSK level 6)

zhou1

nian2
anniversary / annual (HSK level 6)

zhou1

zhe2
twists and turns / vicissitude / complication / difficulty / effort / CL:番[fan1] (HSK level 6)

zhou1

zhuan3
turnover (in cash or personnel) / to have enough resources to cover a need / also written 周轉|周转 (HSK level 6)

zhou1

zhuan3
turnover (in cash or personnel) / to have enough resources to cover a need (HSK level 6)

zhou1

bian1
periphery / rim / surroundings / all around / perimeter / peripheral (computing) (HSK level 6)

zhong4

suo3

zhou1

zhi1
as everyone knows (idiom) (HSK level 6)

zhong4

suo3

zhou1

zhi1
see 眾所周知|众所周知[zhong4 suo3 zhou1 zhi1] (HSK level 6)

zhou1

you2
variant of 周遊|周游, to tour / to travel around

zhou1

you2
to travel around / to tour / to cross

zhou1

you2
variant of 周遊|周游, to tour / to travel around

zhou1

bao4
weekly paper / magazine

zhou1

bao4
weekly paper / magazine

yuan2

zhou1
circumference

zhou1

chang2
perimeter / circumference

zhou1

chang2
variant of 周長|周长, perimeter / circumference

mei3

zhou1
every week

zhou1

wu3
Friday

zhou1

liu4
Saturday

zhou1

run4

fa1
Chow Yun-Fat (1955-), Hong Kong TV and film star

zhou1

quan2
thorough / to bring one's help / to assist

zhou1

xuan2
to mix with others / to socialize / to deal with / to contend

zhou1

ri4
Sunday / diurnal

zhou1

gong1
Duke of Zhou (11th c. BC), son of King Wen of Zhou 周文王[Zhou1 Wen2 wang2], played an important role as regent in founding the Western Zhou 西周[Xi1 Zhou1], and is also known as the "God of Dreams"

zhou1

er4
Tuesday

si4

zhou1
all around

zhou1

si4
Thursday

zhou1

zhang1
effort / trouble / pains (to get sth done) / flustered / frightened

zhou1

bo1
cycle (physics)

zhou1

yi1
Monday

zhou1

xiang2
meticulous / thorough / comprehensive / complete / detailed

zhou1

san1
Wednesday

zhou1

ji4
help to the needy / emergency relief / charity / to give to poorer relative / (also 賙濟|赒济)

zhou1

ji4
Zhou Ji (1781-1839), Qing writer and poet
西
xi1

zhou1
Western Zhou (1027-771 BC)

bu4

zhou1
not satisfactory / thoughtless / inconsiderate

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