chan4 =
ch + an4

to tremble / to shiver / to shake / to vibrate / Taiwan pr. [zhan4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin (ch) received a very sincere (亶) paper in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). Trembling (颤) he receives a very high bill, but he vows to pay the bill because he is so sincere (亶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 months ago | add a painting



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dan3 =
d + an3

surname Dan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dan3 =
d + an3

sincere | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: to bow and show how earnest you mean it.

Don Quixote (d) ordered a beer at the bar in the Anchor Inn (an3). The barkeeper questions whether or not Don Quixote will return (回) the mug (旦) after he finishes his beer, so Don Quixote bows and shows how sincere (亶) he is by handing over his beret (亠) as security deposit. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 3 months ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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hui2 =
hu + ei2

to circle / to go back / to turn around / to answer / to return / to revolve / Hui ethnic group (Chinese Muslims) / time / classifier for acts of a play / section or chapter (of a classic book) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse (hu-) smuggeled herself into the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). She covered herself in a wooden box (囗) full of mandarins (口) and just entered the tower. Unfortunately, she missed one little detail: The box full of mandarins is to be shipped back (回) to China soon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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dan4 =
d + an4

dawn / morning / day-break / day | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: A big mug, since many people start the day with a mug of coffee. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Don Quixote meets the sun early in the morning in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Don Quixote is full of energy and can't wait to start into a new adventure, but since the sun is a morning grouch who only just started drinking her mug of coffee she cannot stand it and beats him over the head with a flute to calm him a bit down. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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ye4 =
y + e4

page / leaf | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mnemonic symbol: a sheet of paper. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


It's just too hot in Greece for the crab, so it wants to return to the ocean. Inside of Erechtheion's bathroom, Maud Younger helps it to do so. The plan is to just flush it down the toilet. The toilet is operated with the help of wind power, but there's no wind today. Maud Younger makes short work, grabs to sheets of paper and waves them towards the wind wheel until it turns really quickly. Finally the crab can return home. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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bei4 =
b + ei4

surname Bei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bei4 =
b + ei4

cowrie / shellfish / currency (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crab. In the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Neanderthal man and Beelzebub are fighting a crab with staplers, but because Neanderthal man can't handle a stapler he accidentally staples himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

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?)

ch

Charlie Chaplin - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


chan4

dou3
to shudder / to shiver / to shake / to tremble (HSK level 6)

chan4

dong4
to tremble

zhan4

li4
variant of 戰慄|战栗[zhan4 li4]

xin1

jing1

dan3

chan4
see 心驚膽戰|心惊胆战[xin1 jing1 dan3 zhan4]

zhen4

chan4
to tremble / to quiver

chan4

yin1
vibrato (of stringed instrument) / trill (in phonetics)

zhen4

chan4

su4
tremorine (drug inducing shivering)

zhen4

chan4

ma2

bi4
palsy / trembling paralysis / used for Parkinson's disease 帕金森病[Pa4 jin1 sen1 bing4]

chan4

wei1
see 顫巍巍|颤巍巍[chan4 wei1 wei1]

chan4

wei1

wei1
trembling / swaying / flickering / tottering / faltering

chan4

dou3

bu4

yi3
to shake like a leaf (idiom)

chan4

sheng1
trill (of voice) / see also 顫聲|颤声[zhan4 sheng1]

zhan4

sheng1
trembling voice / see also 顫聲|颤声[chan4 sheng1]

jing1

xin1

dan3

chan4
frightening / frightened (idiom)

xin1

fang2

chan4

dong4
atrial fibrillation

jing1

chan4
to quake in fear

fa1

chan4
to shiver

dan3

chan4

xin1

jing1
panic-stricken

dan3

jing1

xin1

chan4
see 心驚膽戰|心惊胆战[xin1 jing1 dan3 zhan4]

she2

jian1

chan4

yin1
alveolar trill (e.g. Russian r sound)

dian4

chan4

qin2
vibraphone (music)

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