jie4 =
ji + e4

variant of 借[jie4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

jie4 =
ji + e4

to lend / to borrow / by means of / to take (an opportunity) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Rosa Luxemburg (亻) and Jeanne of Arc (ji) are enjoying milkshakes (昔) in the Erechtheion's bathroom (e4). To let each other taste the other's milkshake, they lend (借) them each other. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=
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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
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,
about 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
xi1 =
xi + Ø1

surname Xi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xi1 =
xi + Ø1

former times / the past / Taiwan pr. [xi2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: From 奶昔, milkshake

In former times, Marie Curie thought that at the end of every day, the sun falls into a well and therefore the light goes off. Nowadays as she is floating in front of the space station, she finds that she was right: as in the former times, every evening the sun goes into the well to fetch herself a milkshake. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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+
jing3 =
ji + (e)ng3

Jing, one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy / surname Jing | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

jing3 =
ji + (e)ng3

a well / CL:口[kou3] / neat / orderly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc is digging a well inside Stonehenge. At first she was doing it by hand, but then she hooked up a capacitor to a banana and a dinosaur bone, which dig for her using the electrical energy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+
丿
+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=
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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
丿
+
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,
about 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
e4

In the Erechtheion's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


jie4

kou3
to use as an excuse / on the pretext / excuse / pretext (HSK level 5)

jie4

jian4
to use other people's experience / to borrow from a source / to use as reference (HSK level 6)

jie4

zhu4
to draw support from / with the help of (HSK level 6)

ping2

jie4
to rely on / to depend on / by means of / thanks to / sth that one relies on

jie4

zhai4
to owe

jie4

yue4
to borrow books to read

jie4

wen4
(honorific) May I ask?

jie4

guang1
Excuse me. / reflected glory / to profit from sb else's prestige

jie4

ji1
to seize the opportunity

jie4

huo3
to borrow a light (for a cigarette)

jia3

jie4
to make use of / loan character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character acquiring meanings by phonetic association / also called phonetic loan

jie4

gu4
to find an excuse

zu1

jie4
to rent / to lease

jie4

yong4
to borrow sth for another use / to borrow an idea for one's own use

jie4
宿
su4
to stay with sb / to ask for lodging

jie4

chu1
to lend

jie4

dai4
to borrow or lend money / debit and credit items on a balance sheet

jie4

kuan3
to lend money / to borrow money / loan

jie4

ju4
receipt for a loan

jie4

fang1
borrower / debit side (of a balance sheet)

jie4

ti2

fa1

hui1
to use the current topic to put over one's own ideas / to use sth as a pretext to make a fuss

jie4

tiao2
receipt for a loan / IOU

jie4

diao4
temporary transfer (of personnel)

jie4

shu1

zheng4
library card

xu4

jie4
extended borrowing (e.g. library renewal)

jie4

zhong4
to rely on sb for support

chu1

jie4
to lend / to put out a loan

jie4

fang1

cha1

e2
debit balance (accountancy)

jie4

gu3

yu4

jin1
to borrow the past as a model for the present

jie4

qu3
to borrow

jie4

wei4
in arithmetic of subtraction, to borrow 10 and carry from the next place

jie4

zhi1
to get an advance on one's pay

jie4

zhi3
to refer to / metaphor

jie4

shi1

huan2

hun2
lit. reincarnated in sb else's body (idiom); fig. a discarded or discredited idea returns in another guise

jie4

shi4
to borrow sb's authority / to seize an opportunity

jie4

yi3
so as to / for the purpose of / in order to

jie4

zi4

r5
IOU / receipt for a loan

jie4

zi4
see 通假字[tong1 jia3 zi4]

jie4

dao1

sha1

ren2
to lend sb a knife to kill sb / to get sb else to do one's dirty work / to attack using the strength of another (idiom)

jie4

qi4
contract for a loan

Example sentences for

 
where - afraid - not be able to borrow - one - suitable - weapon
There is no need to be afraid to not be able to borrow a suitable weapon
使  
Specially - come - here - towards - you - borrow - to use
So I came here especially to borrow one from you
 
thereby - tame - wild nature
Thereby I will tame his wild nature

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