zhen1 =
zh + (e)n1

needle / pin / injection / stitch / CL:根[gen1],支[zhi1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) found a huge cross made from a bone and a flute (十) with a golden harpoon (钅) sticking in the bone in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1). He wants to find out where it is from, so he uses a needle (针) to draw some DNA from the bone, and it turns out that it once belonged to a white whale. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, 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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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,
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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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

simplified left radical form of 金 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a golden harpoon.

Jeanne of Arc guards the Tiananmen Square against heretics with a golden harpoon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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,
about 2 years ago
(e)n1

In front of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


da3

zhen1
to give or have an injection (HSK level 4)

zhen1

dui4
to be directed against / to be aimed at / to counter / in the light of / in connection with (HSK level 5)

zhi3

nan2

zhen1
compass (HSK level 6)

fang1

zhen1
policy / guidelines / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)
穿
chuan1

zhen1

yin3
线
xian4
lit. a leading-line to thread a needle (idiom); fig. a go-between

zhen1

jiu3
acupuncture and moxibustion / to give or have acupuncture and moxibustion

qu1

bie2

zhen1
paperclip

miao3

zhen1
second hand (of a clock)

ding4

shu1

zhen1
staple

fen1

zhen1
minute hand (of a clock)

da4

hai3

lao1

zhen1
lit. to fish a needle from the sea / to find a needle in a haystack (idiom)

zhen1

feng1

xiang1

dui4
to oppose each other with equal harshness (idiom); tit for tat / measure for measure

feng2

yi1

zhen1
sewing needle

shi2

zhen1
hand of a clock / hour hand

zhi3

zhen1
pointer on a gauge / clock hand / cursor

yu4

fang2

zhen1
immunization injection / fig. forewarning / heads-up / preventive measure

gu3

zhen1
spicule (in biology) / bone needle (in archaeology)

qiang2

xin1

zhen1
heart-strengthening shot / fig. a shot in the arm

tan4

zhen1
probe

yi1

zhen1

jian4

xie3
lit. to draw blood on the first prick (idiom) / fig. to hit the nail on the head

zhen1

zhi1
knitting / knitted garment

zhuang4

zhen1
firing pin

zhen1

yan3
eye of a needle / pinprick / pinhole

zhen1

yan5
(medicine) sty

ru2

zuo4

zhen1

zhan1
lit. as if sitting on pins and needles / fig. to be in an uncomfortable situation

zha1

zhen1
to give or have an acupuncture treatment

zhen1

zhi1

pin3
knitwear

yin2

zhen1
silver needle (fine needle used in acupuncture)

chang4

zhen1
stylus (gramophone needle)

zhen1

ye4

shu4
conifer

zhen1
线
xian4
needle and thread / needlework

hui2

xing2

zhen1
paper clip

zhen1
线
xian4

huo2
needlework / sewing

bi4

lei2

zhen1
lightning rod

zhen1

dui4

xing4
focus / direction / purpose / relevance

ding3

zhen1
thimble

bie2

zhen1
pin / safety pin / clip / brooch / CL:枚[mei2]

ni4

shi2

zhen1
anticlockwise / counterclockwise

zhen1

ye4
needle-leaved (tree)

zhen1

bian1
acupuncture / remonstrance / admonition

Example sentences for

 
leave behind - one - control - sea - godly - needle
A godly needle which is able to pin down the waters was left behind

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