zun1 =
zu + (e)n1

senior / of a senior generation / to honor / to respect / honorific / classifier for cannons and statues / ancient wine vessel | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a wise old honorable sage.

Zapatista Zebra (zu) asks a honorable sage (尊) and a chieftain (酋) whether or not he should continue his path in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1). The chieftain gives him the thumbs up (寸), but the sage holds his thumb down. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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cun4 =
cu + (e)n4

a unit of length / inch / thumb | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kitty Cat is playing with a petal leaf in the Forbidden City's bathroom. She's keeping it in the air by hitting it with a flute and a crowbar. It's so much fun that she thinks to herself "thumbs up". - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 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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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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qiu2 =
qi + ou2

tribal chief | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The tribal chief (酋) holds a gathering just inside the Louvre's entrance (ou2). He is meditating together with the Queen of Hearts (qi), the rooster (酉), and the crocodile with mean eyes (丷). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


xx5

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


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you3 =
y + ou3

10th earthly branch: 5-7 p.m., 8th solar month (8th September-7th October), year of the Rooster | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The rooster and Maud Younger are taking part in a re-enactment in the Louvre. They re-enact former times by getting up with sunrise; the rooster stands on top of the sun and crows so that everybody gets up, and Maud Younger plays a traditional sihu fiddle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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wu4 =
w + Ø4

surname Wu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wu4 =
w + Ø4

cut off the feet / rising to a height / towering / bald | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: A 胡兀尔, a kind of Chinese fiddle with four strings, more commonly known as 四胡. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


Sun Wukong is playing his 胡兀尔 in the space station's bathroom, but he's deliberatly playing very badly in order to annoy Willy Walrus. Willy Walrus is so annoyed that he threatens to cut off Sun Wukong's feet with a flute if he doesn't stop. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - 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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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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

zu

Zapatista Zebra - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


zun1

zhong4
to esteem / to respect / to honor / to value / eminent / serious / proper (HSK level 4)

zun1

jing4
to respect / to revere (HSK level 5)

zun1

yan2
dignity / sanctity / honor / majesty (HSK level 6)

qu1

zun1
to condescend / to deign

yang3

zun1

chu3

you1
to live like a prince (idiom)

zun1

rong2
your face (usually mocking)

ling4

zun1
Your esteemed father (honorific)

zi4

zun1
self-respect / self-esteem / ego / pride

zun1

rong2
honor and glory

zun1

chong2
to revere / to admire / to honor / to venerate

zun1

cheng1
to address sb deferentially / title / honorific

zun1

zhang3
one's superior / one's elders and betters

zun1

gui4
respected / respectable / honorable

zi4

zun1

xin1
self-respect / self-esteem / ego

wang4

zi4

zun1

da4
ridiculous self-importance (idiom); arrogance

du2

zun1
to revere as sole orthodoxy / to hold supremacy (of a religion, ideology, cultural norm, social group etc) / to be dominant

zun1

cong2
to obey / to observe / to follow

zun1

yi4
(honorific) your respected opinion / What do you think, your majesty?

zun1

weng1
(honorific) your father

zun1

lao3
respect the aged

zun1

lao3

ai4

you4
respect the old and cherish the young

zun1

zhe3
honored sir (a person of higher status or seniority, or a Buddhist monk)

zun1

hao4
honorific title / form of address reserved for a queen, ancestor, emperor etc

zun1

qin1
(honorific) your parent

zun1

xian2
使
shi3

neng2
to respect talent and make use of ability (Mencius)

zun1

xian2

ai4

wu4
to honor the wise and love the people / respecting noble talent while protecting the common people

zun1

jia4
lit. your honored carriage / your highness / honored Sir (also sarcastic) / you

zun1

yu2
trout

qu1

zun1

fu3

jiu4
to condescend / condescending / patronizing

shi1

zun1
teacher / master

nian2

zun1
aged and respected / senior

tui1

zun1
to esteem / to revere / to think highly of sb

bi4

xi3

zun1

rong2
to care nothing for worldly fame and glory (idiom)

jing4

lao3

zun1

xian2
to respect the wise and venerate the worthy (idiom); to honor the great and the good

du2

zun1

ru2

shu4
Dismiss the hundred schools, revere only the Confucians (slogan of former Han dynasty)

nan2

zun1

nu:3

bei1
to regard men as superior to women (idiom)

shi4

zun1
World Honored One / Revered One of the World (Buddha)

shi2

cai2

zun1

xian2
to recognize talent and have great respect for it

zhui1

zun1
posthumous honorific name

shi4

zun1
another name for Sakyamuni 釋迦牟尼佛|释迦牟尼佛, the historical Buddha

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