seng1 =
s + (e)ng1

monk / Sangha, the Buddhist monastic order | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1) Rosa Luxemburg (亻) is playing a game of sheepshead with Socrates, the firefly and the monk. She is in a team with the firefly (曾) playing against Socrates (s) and the monk (僧). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 10 days ago | add a painting



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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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丿
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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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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ceng2 =
c + (e)ng2

once / already / ever (in the past) / former / previously / (past tense marker used before verb or clause) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: I think 曾 just looks like a firefly, with the head (with two feelers) at the top and the glowing body at the bottom.

The firefly is selling aloe vera out of a big wooden box just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion. With a big microphone it is advertising the aloe. As it sees a mean crocodile and the King of Chu starting a big fight for the aloe, the firefly is very excited and states that it has never ever seen something like this before. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


zeng1 =
z + (e)ng1

surname Zeng | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zeng1 =
z + (e)ng1

great-grand (father, child etc) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, about 5 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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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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

alternative form of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ⺌ looks a bit like an aloe vera plant.

Marie Curie planted some small aloe veras in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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yue1 =
yu + e1

to speak / to say | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is selling flutes in front of the Erechtheion. She has a whole box of them, and she's advertising them by using a microphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

is not part of the HSK.

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

s

Socrates. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
(e)ng1

In front of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


seng1

lu:3
monk

gao1

seng1
a senior monk

seng1

ren2
monk

seng1

duo1

zhou1

shao3
lit. many monks and not much gruel (idiom) / fig. not enough to go around / demand exceeds supply

seng1

jia1

luo2

yu3
Sinhalese (language)

seng1

ni2
(Buddhist) monks and nuns

seng1

mao4

hou2
capuchin monkey / genus Cebidae

seng1

mao4

ban4
see 二尖瓣[er4 jian1 ban4]

seng1

yuan4
abbey / Buddhist monastery / vihara

tang2

seng1
Xuanzang (602-664) Tang dynasty Buddhist monk and translator, who traveled to India 629-645

zhang1

seng1

you2
Zhang Sengyou (active c. 490-540), one of the Four Great Painters of the Six dynasties 六朝四大家

sha1

seng1
Sha Wujing

zhou1

shao3

seng1

duo1
see 僧多粥少[seng1 duo1 zhou1 shao3]

sheng4

seng1
senior monk

pin2

seng1
poor monk (humble term used by monk of himself)

seng1

qie2
(Buddhism) sangha / the monastic community / monk

fo2

fa3

seng1

mu4
Coraciiformes, class of birds including kingfishers and hornbills

seng1

su2
laymen / laity

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