zhen4 =
zh + (e)n4

to shake / to vibrate / to jolt / to quake / excited / shocked / one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing thunder / ☳ | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) is taking part in a game show. His task is to carry a birthday cake (辰) to the other end of the Forbidden City's bathroom ((e)n4) while it is raining (雨) heavily and an earthquake (震) is shaking (震) George and the cake. George has to take care to cancel out the vibrations caused by the earthquake lest his cake will collapse. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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chen2 =
ch + (e)n2

5th earthly branch: 7-9 a.m., 3rd solar month (5th April-4th May), year of the Dragon | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin (ch) is celebrating the birthday of his Scottish ancestors with a birthday cake (辰) in the Forbidden City's kitchen ((e)n2). He is finishing the cake using a chocolate factory (厂) and to pay respect to his ancestors he is wearing a kilt (衣). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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chang3 =
ch + ang3

factory / yard / depot / workhouse / works / (industrial) plant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a chocolate factory! Charlie Chaplin (ch) is overjoyed to see that in the Songgwangsa (ang3), a small chocolate factory (厂) is for sale. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago

han3 =
h + an3

"cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 27), occurring in 原, 历, 压 etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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yi1 =
y + Ø1

clothes / CL:件[jian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: kilt. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


In front of the space station, Maud Younger doesn't have a wardrobe, but just a step ladder. It's still enough for her kilt though, which she can just put over the ladder so that it doesn't lose its form, and her beret, which she puts on top of the ladder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


yi4 =
y + Ø4

to dress / to wear / to put on (clothes) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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𧘇
+
𧘇
xx5

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

This looks like someone (人) stepping over something, tubes or whatever. I'm gonna represent 𧘇 with a stepladder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



=
𧘇
+
tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - 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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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - 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,
almost 3 years ago


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yu3 =
yu + Ø3

rain / CL:陣|阵[zhen4],場|场[chang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It is raining inside of the space station, and because of zero gravity, it is raining in every direction. Aphrodite can't just hide under a ladder covered with petal leaves, she also has to tug herself in a few maps. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


yu4 =
yu + Ø4

to rain / (of rain, snow etc) to fall / to precipitate / to wet | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
xia4 =
xi + a4

down / downwards / below / lower / later / next (week etc) / second (of two parts) / to decline / to go down / to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc) / measure word to show the frequency of an action | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie tries to escape from Adziogol Lighthouse by climbing through the window in the bathroom. To build a ladder, she puts a voodoo staff under a flute. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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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bo5 =
b + o5

see 蘿蔔|萝卜[luo2 bo5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

surname Bu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bu3 =
bu + Ø3

to divine / to forecast or estimate / (of a place to live etc) to choose | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a voodoo staff.

Bruno Bear (bu-) tries to forecast (卜) the future in the space station (-3). He uses a voodoo staff which is made out of a big dinosaur bone (丨) and has a petal leaf (丶) attached. - 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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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


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+
zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=

+

+
zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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+
jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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


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+
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - 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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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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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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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


di4

zhen4
earthquake (HSK level 5)

zhen4

jing1
to shock / to astonish (HSK level 6)

fang2

zhen4
shockproof / to guard against earthquakes

zhen4

ji2
degree of earthquake (on magnitude scale)

zhen4

zhong1
earthquake epicenter

zhen4

yuan2
epicenter (of earthquake) / hypocenter

di4

zhen4

bo1
seismic wave

jian3

zhen4

qi4
shock-absorber

di4

zhen4

xue2
seismology / science of earthquakes

di4

zhen4

yi2
seismometer

zhen4

han4
to shake / to vibrate / to shock / to stun / shocking / stunning / fig. mind-blowing

zhen4

dang4
to vibrate / to shake / to shudder

zhen4

dang4
to shake unsteadily / also written 震蕩|震荡

kang4

zhen4
anti-seismic measures / seismic defenses / earthquake resistant

qiang2

zhen4
powerful earthquake / abbr. for 強烈地震|强烈地震

zhen4

bo1
seismic wave

zhen4

she4
to awe / to intimidate

yu2

zhen4
earthquake aftershock

jian3

zhen4
shock absorption / damping

zhen4

nu4
to be furious

zhen4

dong4
to shake / to vibrate / to strongly affect / shock / vibration

zhen4

chan4
to tremble / to quiver

zhen4

er3

yu4

long2
ear-splitting (idiom); deafening

nao3

zhen4

dang4
(med.) cerebral concussion

zhen4

gan3
tremors (from an earthquake)

di4

zhen4

ju2
earthquake bureau

du2

ji4

zhen4

jian3
gas detection

qiao1

shan1

zhen4

hu3
a deliberate show of strength as a warning

wang2

zhen4
Wang Zhen (1908-1993), Chinese political figure

wen4

chuan1

di4

zhen4
Great Sichuan Earthquake (2008)

di4

zhen4

xue2

jia1
seismologist / earthquake scientist

si4

chuan1

da4

di4

zhen4
Great Sichuan Earthquake (2008)

kang4

zhen4

jie2

gou4
earthquake resistant construction

di4

zhen4

qu1
seismic zone / earthquake belt

kang4

zhen4

jiu4

zai1

zhi3

hui1

bu4
earthquake relief headquarter

di4

zhen4

zhong1
earthquake epicenter

tang2

shan1

da4

di4

zhen4
Great Tangshan Earthquake (1976)

zhong1

guo2

di4

zhen4

ju2
China earthquake administration (CEA) / State seismological bureau

zhang1

zhen4
Chang Chen (1976-), Taiwanese film actor

chuan1

zhen4
Sichuan great earthquake, the magnitude 8 earthquake of May 2008 at Wenchuan 汶川, Sichuan, that killed more than 80,000 people / same as 四川大地震[Si4 chuan1 Da4 di4 zhen4]

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