shi4 =
sh + Ø4

decoration / ornament / to decorate / to adorn / to hide / to conceal (a fault) / excuse (to hide a fault) / to play a role (in opera) / to impersonate | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh) has been hiding in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) to find out who has been smearing ornaments (饰) to the walls. One night he finally observes an intruder masked with an eye mask (布) smearing greasy lines on the wall using a Chinese cruller (饣). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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bu4 =
bu + Ø4

cloth / to declare / to announce / to spread / to make known | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: The scissors cut a towel into stripes, which can be used as eye mask. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


In the space station's bathroom, Bruno Bear is cutting a towel into stripes. He wants to use the stripes as eye masks and make the world a better place, helping people as a new super hero. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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𠂇
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𠂇
xx5

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

Scissors. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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𠂇
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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

towel / general purpose cloth / women's headcovering (old) / Kangxi radical 50 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc has smuggled a dinosaur bone out of the Forbidden City. To hide it, she covered it in maps and towels. - 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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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,
about 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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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

"to eat" or "food" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 184) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a Chinese cruller.

Sherlock Holmes is eating a Chinese cruller in the space station's entrance. The crane flew by and gave it to him. - 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: 5

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


zhuang1

shi4
to decorate / decoration / decorative / ornamental (HSK level 5)

yan3

shi4
to cover up / to conceal / to mask / to gloss over (HSK level 6)

zhuang1

shi4

pin3
ornament

yi1

shi4
clothes and ornaments

xiu1

shi4
to decorate / to adorn / to dress up / to polish (a written piece) / to qualify or modify (grammar)

shi4

pin3
ornament / item of jewelry / accessory

pei4

shi4
ornament / pendant

tou2

shi4
head ornament

pei4

shi4
ornament (jewelry, accoutrements etc) / decorations

shi4

wu4
decorations / jewelry

run4

shi4
to adorn / to embellish

fen3

shi4
to paint / to whitewash / to decorate / plaster / fig. to gloss over / to cover up

shi4

ci2
excuse / pretext

diao1

shi4
to carve / to decorate / carved / decorated

shou3

shi4
jewelry / head ornament

fu2

shi4
apparel / clothing and personal adornment

shi4

yan3
to act / to play a part

hua1

shi4
floral decoration / ornament / floral pattern

wen2

shi4
decorative motif / figure

zhui4

shi4
to decorate / decoration

yuan2

shi4
fringe

lan2

shi4

dai4

hua1
blue lace flower (Trachymene caerulea)

liang4

shi4
diamanté

jin1

shi4
gold ornaments

yin3

shi4
a cover-up

shi4

jin1
kerchief as head ornament

shi4

dai4
sash / streamer

shi4

bian1
ornamental border

shi4

ding1
stud (for decorating clothing, shoes, belts etc)

shi4

mian4
ornamental facing / veneer

zhuang1

shi4

wu4
ornament / ornamentation

xiu1

shi4

hua4
modifier (grammar)

xiu1

shi4

yu3
(grammar) modifier / qualifier / adjunct

wei3

shi4
faked decoration

nei4

shi4
interior decor

qian2

zhi4

xiu1

shi4

yu3
premodifier (grammar)

tu2

shi4
to apply paint, veneer etc / to plaster over / decorative coating / finish / veneer

tu2

shi4

ji4
coating agent / finishing agent

zhuang1

shi4
to dress up

hou4

zhi4

xiu1

shi4

yu3
postmodifier (grammar)

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