zhen1 =
zh + (e)n1

really / truly / indeed / real / true / genuine | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: A replicator. It generates real and genuine things out of nothing. Looks like a microwave with a cross as antenna. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


George Washington broke his replicator in front of the Forbidden City: the cross on the top is broken. Using his toolbox, George tries his best to fix it. Fortunately he has a genuine, authorized, real replacement cross. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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ju4 =
ju + Ø4

tool / device / utensil / equipment / instrument / talent / ability / to possess / to have / to provide / to furnish / to state / classifier for devices, coffins, dead bodies | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The eye of providence broke his flute and his eight ball. Luckily, Zeus has a tool box, and he helps the eye of providence to fix his flute and eight ball in the space station's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
(e)n1

In front of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


ren4

zhen1
conscientious / earnest / serious / to take seriously / to take to heart (HSK level 3)

zhen1

zheng4
genuine / real / true / genuinely (HSK level 4)

chuan2

zhen1
fax / facsimile (HSK level 4)

tian1

zhen1
naive / innocent / artless (HSK level 5)

zhen1

li3
truth / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

zhen1

shi2
true / real (HSK level 5)

qing1

zhen1
Islamic / Muslim / halal (of food) / clean / pure (HSK level 6)

zhen1

zhi4
sincere / sincerity (HSK level 6)

zhen1

xiang4
the truth about sth / the actual facts (HSK level 6)

zhen1

zhu3
Allah

chun2

zhen1
sincere

qing1

zhen1

si4
mosque

huo4

zhen1

jia4

shi2
genuine goods at fair prices

tie3

mu4

zhen1
Temujin, birth name of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗[Cheng2 ji2 si1 han2]

zhen1

di4
the real meaning / the true essence

zhen1

qing2
real situation / the truth

zhen1

ge4
really / truly / indeed

shuai4

zhen1
frank and sincere / candid

bi1

zhen1
lifelike / true to life / distinctly / clearly

zhen1

kong1
vacuum

zhen1

chuan2
authentic tradition / handed-down teachings or techniques

zhen1

xiang4

da4

bai2
the whole truth is revealed (idiom); everything becomes clear

zhen1

jing1
sutra / Taoist treatise

zhen1

ji4
authentic (painting or calligraphy) / genuine work (of famous artist)

zhen1

xin1
sincere / heartfelt / CL:片[pian4]

zhen1

shi2

xing4
authenticity / truthfulness / veracity / reality / validity

guo3

zhen1
really / as expected / sure enough / if indeed... / if it's really...

zhen1

jun1
fungi / fungus

zhen1

xing4
real / the nature of sth

chuan2

zhen1

ji1
fax machine

zhen1

qing2

shi2

yi4
out of genuine friendship (idiom) / sincere feelings

zhen1

rong2
portrait / genuine appearance / real face

zhen1

zhi1
real knowledge

zhen1

ge2
true / real
仿
fang3

zhen1
to emulate / to simulate / emulation / simulation

zhen1

cheng2
true / sincere / genuine

zhen1

pi2
dermis (layer within the skin containing sense of touch)

tian1

zhen1

lan4

man4
innocent and unaffected

zhen1

kong1

guan3
vacuum tube

jiao4

zhen1

r5
erhua variant of 較真|较真[jiao4 zhen1]

Example sentences for

 
Really - is - frustrating - very much
How disappointing!
 
Really - is - one - treasure
This really is a treasure
 
truly - is - good - treasure
This really is a nice treasure
 
if - really - well - I - as soon as - take along - you - forward - go
If you train really well, I will take you along
 
Your Majesty - indeed - is - god
Your Majesty indeed is a true god
 
truly - is - dream
Indeed, dream on
 
quick - request - Er Lang - monarch - together - go - catch - devil - monkey
Quickly go and accompany Er Lang to catch the devil monkey

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