zhen4 =
zh + (e)n4

to press down / to calm / to subdue / to suppress / to guard / garrison / small town / to cool or chill (food or drinks) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) had the replicator (真) create too much food and now he forces (镇) it down the Forbidden City's toilet ((e)n4) using a golden harpoon (钅). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting



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+
zhen1 =
zh + (e)n1

really / truly / indeed / real / true / genuine | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: A replicator. It generates real and genuine things out of nothing. Looks like a microwave with a cross as antenna. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


George Washington broke his replicator in front of the Forbidden City: the cross on the top is broken. Using his toolbox, George tries his best to fix it. Fortunately he has a genuine, authorized, real replacement cross. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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+
ju4 =
ju + Ø4

tool / device / utensil / equipment / instrument / talent / ability / to possess / to have / to provide / to furnish / to state / classifier for devices, coffins, dead bodies | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The eye of providence broke his flute and his eight ball. Luckily, Zeus has a tool box, and he helps the eye of providence to fix his flute and eight ball in the space station's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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+

+
mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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+
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


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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, 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


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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,
almost 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
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,
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


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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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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


Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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)n4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


zhen4

ya1
suppression / repression / to suppress / to put down / to quell (HSK level 6)

xiang1

zhen4
village / township (HSK level 6)

zhen4

ding4
calm / unperturbed / cool (HSK level 6)

zhen4

jing4
calm / cool (HSK level 6)

zuo4

zhen4
(of a commanding officer) to keep watch / to oversee

shi4

zhen4
small town

wu2

zhen4

yu3
Francis Ng Chun-Yu (1961-), Hong Kong actor

bing1

zhen4
iced

zhen4

tong4
analgesic / pain killer

zhong4

zhen4
strategic town

ji2

zhen4
town

cun1

zhen4
hamlet (place)

cheng2

zhen4
town / cities and towns

zhen4

jing4

ji4
tranquilizer

zhen4

zhu4
to dominate / to control / to subdue / to crush

zhen4

shou3
to guard (region etc)

zhen4

jing4

yao4
sedative

zhen4

tong4

ji4
painkiller / analgesic / anodyne

zhen4

zhang3
town headman / mayor (of small town or village) / bailiff

zhen4

zhi3
paperweight

zhen4

qu1
township

bei3

zhen4
Beizhen county level city in Jinzhou 錦州|锦州, Liaoning

gu4

zhen4

xian4
Guzhen county in Bengbu 蚌埠[Beng4 bu4], Anhui

bei3

gang3

zhen4
Beigang or Peikang town in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县[Yun2 lin2 xian4], Taiwan

gu4

zhen4
Guzhen county in Bengbu 蚌埠[Beng4 bu4], Anhui

shan4

hua4

zhen4
Shanhua town in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan

bei3

dou3

zhen4
Peitou town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhang1 hua4 xian4], Taiwan

tu3

ku4

zhen4
Tuku town in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县[Yun2 lin2 xian4], Taiwan

yuan2

lin2

zhen4
Yuanlin town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhang1 hua4 xian4], Taiwan

cheng2

zhen4

hua4
urbanization

he2

mei3

zhen4
Homei town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhang1 hua4 xian4], Taiwan

bei3

tun2

zhen4
Beitun city or town in Altay prefecture 阿勒泰地區|阿勒泰地区[A1 le4 tai4 di4 qu1], Xinjiang

liu4

ku4

zhen4
Liuku or Lutku, capital of Nujiang Lisu autonomous prefecture 怒江傈僳族自治州 in Yunnan

er4

lin2

zhen4
Erhlin town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhang1 hua4 xian4], Taiwan

zhou1

zhuang1

zhen4
Zhouzhuang, east suburb of Jiangyin 江陰市|江阴市, Wuxi, Jiangsu, famous beauty spot near Taihu lake 太湖

liu2

jia1

kuang3

zhen4
Liujiakuang township in Muping district 牟平區|牟平区, Yantai, Shandong

ji2

qiang2

zhen4
Jiqiang town in Xiji county 西吉[Xi1 ji2], Guyuan 固原[Gu4 yuan2], Ningxia

ke3

ke3

tuo1

hai3

zhen4
Keketuohai town in Fuyun county 富蘊縣|富蕴县[Fu4 yun4 xian4], Altay prefecture, Xinjiang

qian2

zhen4

qu1
Qianzhen or Chienchen district of Kaohsiung city 高雄市[Gao1 xiong2 shi4], south Taiwan

jia1

li3

zhen4
Chiali town in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan

Example sentences for

 
this - is - I - control - sea - treasure - you - not - can - take away
This is my treasure to control the waters, you cannot take it away
 
you - steal - go - I - control - sea - treasure
You stole my treasure which controls the sea
 
pull out - my - control - sea - treasure. - This - monkey - spirit - method - really big
He pulled out my sea-controlling treasure. This monkey spirit is really powerful

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