jiang4 =
ji + ang4

to drop / to fall / to come down / to descend | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Shortly after Jin Xing descended down from the heavens to visit Jeanne of Arc in the Angkor Wat's bathroom, the Pope follows and descends from another heaven. He messes up the landing though and lands on Jin Xing, which in turn falls on Jeanne of Arc. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting


xiang2 =
xi + ang2

to surrender / to capitulate / to subdue / to tame | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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jiang4 =
ji + ang4

old variant of 降[jiang4] / to descend / to come down from heaven / to send down | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 金星, the old fellow who descended twice from heaven to coax Sun Wukong to follow him to the heavenly court.

Some time ago Jeanne of Arc set up an antenna on top of the Angkor Wat, but one day Jin Xing descended down from heaven to loudly complain about it. As he was walking in his high heels through the heavenly mists, he stumbled over the antenna and broke one of his high heels. He finds Jeanne of Arc in the Angkor Wats bathroom, complains about the antenna and throws his broken high heel to her feet, before he finally ascends to the heavens again. Jeanne of Arc completely misunderstands the event and thinks that god sent her a messenger, assigning her her secret mission. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting


xiang2 =
xi + ang2

old variant of 降[xiang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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kua4 =
ku + a4

component in Chinese characters, mirror image of 夂[zhi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like an antenna. Karl Koala set up his amateur radio transmitter in the Adziogol lighthouse's bathroom. To increase the range, he put up a big cross and a sickle and put his antenna on top of this construction. - 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago


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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

"walk slowly" component in Chinese characters / see also 冬字頭|冬字头[dong1 zi4 tou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In high heels, one can walk only slowly. George Washington is wearing high heels inside the space station. He's not only walking slowly, he even slips on a banana! He's lucky to land on a boxing glove. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

ji

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ang4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

In the Angkor Wat's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago
xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ang2

Just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Just inside the entrance of the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Words with


jiang4

di1
to reduce / to lower / to bring down (HSK level 4)

jiang4

luo4
to descend / to land (HSK level 5)

tou2

xiang2
to surrender / surrender (HSK level 6)

jiang4

lin2
to descend / to arrive / to come (HSK level 6)

kong1

jiang4

bing1
paratroopers

jiang4

sheng1
to be born / arrival of newborn / birth (of a savior or religious leader)

xiang2

fu2
to yield / to surrender

jiang4

yu3

liang4
precipitation / quantity of rainfall

jiang4

diao4
falling intonation (linguistics) / to lower the key of a tune / to demote

xia4

jiang4
to decline / to drop / to fall / to go down / to decrease

jiang4

wen1
to become cooler / to lower the temperature / cooling / (of interest, activity etc) to decline

xiang2

fu2
to subdue / to vanquish / to tame

po4

xiang2
to force sb to surrender

po4

jiang4
to force a plane to land

sheng1

jiang4

ji1
aerial work platform (e.g. cherry picker or scissor lift) / lift / elevator

jiang4

ji2
to demote / to relegate / to degrade

sheng1

jiang4
rising and lowering

jiang4

qi2
to lower a flag / to strike the colors

jiang4

zhi2
to demote (to a lower rank)

jiang4

jia4
price reduction

jiang4

jie3
(chemistry) degradation / to degrade

kong1

jiang4
airborne

jiang4

yu3
precipitation / rainfall

pu3

jiang4
precipitation over a large area / widespread rain

jiang4

luo4

san3
parachute

jiang4

ge2
to downgrade / to lower the standard / degrading / humiliating

jiang4

xue3
to snow / snowfall

jiang4

shui3
rain and snow / precipitation (meteorology)

zhou4

jiang4
to fall rapidly / to plummet

qi3

jiang4
(of aircraft) to take off and land

cong2

tian1

er2

jiang4
lit. to drop from the sky (idiom) / fig. to appear unexpectedly / to arise abruptly / out of the blue / to drop into one's lap

chen2

jiang4
to subside / to cave in / subsidence

zha4

xiang2
feigned surrender

shou4

xiang2
to accept surrender

shuang1

jiang4
Shuangjiang or Frost Descends, 18th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 23rd October-6th November

jiang4

xi1
to lower interest rates

jiang4

shui3

liang4
precipitation (meteorology) / measured quantity of rain

shi4

si3

bu4

xiang2
to vow to fight to the death

zi4

you2

jiang4

luo4
free fall

sheng4

ling2

jiang4

lin2
Pentecost

Example sentences for

 
Power - can - vanquish dragons and tigers - move mountains and drain seas
It is in his power to vanquish dragons and tigers, to move mountains and to drain seas
 
hope - Your Majesty - issue an imperial edict - again - send - military forces
I hope that Your Majesty will reissue an edict to send more troops

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