chen2 =
ch + (e)n2

surname Chen / vassal state during the Spring and Autumn Period 770-475 BC / Chen of the Southern dynasties (557-589) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

chen2 =
ch + (e)n2

to lay out / to exhibit / to display / to narrate / to state / to explain / to tell / old / stale | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The pope (阝) is narrating (陈) the same old (陈) stories from the top of the Pudong Tower (东) to the masses just inside the Forbidden City's entrance. Charlie Chaplin (ch) is listening and can't help falling asleep. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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dong1 =
du + (e)ng1

surname Dong | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dong1 =
du + (e)ng1

east / host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest) / landlord | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doggy Dog wants to build a model of the Pudong Oriental Pearl Tower in front of Stonehenge. He has a model tower as guide, and a seven-branched laser sword as well as a daisy as building blocks. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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qi1 =
qi + Ø1

seven / 7 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other components: the Seven-Branched Laser Sword. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is testing her new Seven-Branched Laser Sword in front of the space station. She's slicing flutes and shovels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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,
about 3 years ago


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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - 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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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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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,
about 3 years ago


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丿
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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


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

"place" radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

When on the left hand side of any character, it's the Pope, but when it's on the right hand side of any character, it's the Imperator. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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HSK level: 6

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

ch

Charlie Chaplin - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)n2

Just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


chen2

jiu4
old-fashioned (HSK level 6)

xin1

chen2

dai4

xie4
metabolism (biology) / the new replaces the old (idiom) (HSK level 6)

chen2

shu4
an assertion / to declare / to state (HSK level 6)

chen2

lie4
to display / to exhibit (HSK level 6)

chen2

su4
to state / to assert

chen2

ci2

lan4

diao4
cliché / commonplace / truism / stereotype

chen2

shu4

ju4
declarative sentence

an4

du4

chen2

cang1
lit. secretly crossing the Wei River 渭河[Wei4 He2] at Chencang (idiom, refers to a stratagem used by Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦[Liu2 Bang1] in 206 BC against Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽[Xiang4 Yu3] of Chu) / fig. to feign one thing while doing another / to cheat under cover of a diversion

chen2

jiu3
old wine

tui1

chen2

chu1

xin1
to push out the old and bring in the new (idiom); to innovate / to go beyond old ideas / advancing all the time

chen2

huo4
shop-worn goods / remnants

chen2

gui1

lou4

xi2
outmoded conventions / old-fashioned ways

chen2

she4
to display / to set out / furnishings

chen2

lie4

shi4
display room

tan3

chen2
to reveal / to confess

chen2

bing1
to deploy troops / to mass troops

chen2

gui1
outmoded conventions / old-fashioned ways

chen2

fu3
trite / clichéd / empty and trite / banality / platitude

chen2

pi2
orange peel / tangerine peel / dried orange peel used in Chinese medicine

chen2

nian2
old / stored for many years

chen2

ren2

xi1
Chen Renxi (1581-1636), late Ming scholar and prolific author

pu1

chen2
to arrange / to spread out / to narrate in detail / to describe at great length / to elaborate

chen2

shui3

bian3
Chen Shui-Bian (1950-), Taiwanese DPP 民進黨|民进党 politician, President of the Republic of China 2000-2008

chen2

ji4
past events / relics from a former age / ruins

chen2

guan1

xi1
Edison Chen (1980-), Hong Kong singer and actor

chen2

chong1
Joan Chen (1961-), Chinese born American actress

chen2

tian1

hua4
Chen Tianhua (1875-1905), anti-Qing revolutionary from Hunan, drowned himself in Japan in 1905

chen2

na4

de2
(Claire) Chennault, commander of Flying Tigers during World War II

chen2
寿
shou4
Western Jin dynasty 西晋 historian, author of History of the Three Kingdoms 三國志|三国志

chen2

zou4
to present a memorial (to the Emperor)

chen2

ke3

xiong2
Chen Kexiong (1950-), novelist

ming2

xiu1

zhan4

dao4

,

an4

du4

chen2

cang1
lit. repair the plank road by day while secretly crossing the Wei River 渭河[Wei4 He2] at Chencang (idiom, refers to a stratagem used by Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦[Liu2 Bang1] in 206 BC against Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽[Xiang4 Yu3] of Chu) / fig. to feign one thing while doing another / to cheat under cover of a diversion

chen2

hou4
Peter Chen Ho (1931-1970), Chinese actor

chen2

hua4
to age / to mature (wine, timber etc)

chen2

lie4

tai2
stall

fu1

chen2
to give an orderly account / a thorough narrative

chen2

kai3

ge1
Chen Kaige (1952-), Chinese movie director

jun1

chen2

hao1
tarragon

chen2

zai4

dao4
Chen Zaidao (1909-1993), general in the People's Liberation Army

chen2

yuan2

guang1
Chen Yuanguang (657-711), Tang dynasty general with posthumous title 開漳聖王|开漳圣王[Kai1 zhang1 sheng4 wang2], i.e. Sacred King, founder of Zhangzhou 漳州[Zhang1 zhou1], Fujian

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