shou4 =
sh + ou4

beast / animal / beastly / bestial | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh) and the mean crocodile (丷) heard that there is a terrible beast (兽) in the Louvre and so they set up a trap in the bathroom (ou4). They dug a deep hole which they covered with a scroll (𠮛) on which they put a field (田) for the camouflage. Now they're waiting for the beast to fall into their trap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months 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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𠮛
tian2 =
ti + an2

surname Tian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tian2 =
ti + an2

field / farm / CL:片[pian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) wants to plant a field of crosses (田) just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn (an2). She ordered a wooden box (囗) with crosses (十) inside and puts them up one by one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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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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, 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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𠮛
xx5

purpose / aim / excellent | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𠮛

This character looks like a scroll, on which your aim is written. A scroll with the paper made from mandarins (口), and a flute (一) to wrap it all up. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


𠮛
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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

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

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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?)

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Words with


fei1

qin2

zou3

shou4
birds and animals / the beasts of the field and the birds of the air (HSK level 6)

du2

jiao3

shou4
unicorn

ya1

zui3

shou4
platypus

bai3

shou4
all creatures / every kind of animal

shi2

yi3

shou4
ant-eater (several different species)

guai4

shou4
rare animal / mythical animal / monster

meng3

shou4
ferocious beast / fierce animal

ye3

shou4
beast / wild animal

hong2

shui3

meng3

shou4
lit. severe floods and fierce beasts (idiom) / fig. great scourges / extremely dangerous or threatening things

shou4

pi2
animal skin / hide

shou4

xing4
brutal

zou3

shou4
(four-footed) animal / beast

shou4

xing2
brutal act / bestiality

shou4

yu4
beastly desire

qin2

shou4
birds and animals / creature / beast (brutal person)

shou4

yi1
veterinarian / veterinary surgeon / vet

shou4

yi1

xue2
veterinary science

shou4

lei4
animals

niao3

shou4
birds and beasts / fauna

rui4

shou4
auspicious animal (such as the dragon)

shen2

shou4
mythological animal

qin2

shou4

bu4

ru2
worse than a beast / to behave immorally

wa4

na4

shou4
fur seal / Callorhinus ursinus Linnaeus

cao3

mu4

niao3

shou4
flora and fauna

hu3

shi1

shou4
tigon or tiglon, hybrid cross between a male tiger and a lioness

yi1

guan1

qin2

shou4
lit. dressed up animal (idiom) / fig. immoral and despicable person

xun4

shou4

shu4
animal training / taming wild beast (e.g. lion-taming)

xiong2

shou4
male animal

ren2

mian4

shou4

xin1
human face, beast's heart (idiom); two-faced / malicious and duplicitous

tuo2

shou4
beast of burden

mo2

shou4

shi4

jie4
World of Warcraft (video game)

niao3

shou4

san4
to scatter like birds and beasts

yu4

shou4

shu4
animal training / taming wild beast (e.g. lion-taming)

shi2

da4

shen2

shou4
the Baidu 10 mythical creatures (a set of hoax animals and puns linked to PRC Internet censorship)

kun4

shou4

you2

dou4
a cornered beast will still fight (idiom) / to fight like an animal at bay

ru2

niao3

shou4

san4
to scatter like birds and beasts (idiom) / to flee in all directions

hai4

shou4
vermin / harmful animal

shan1
西
xi1

shou4
Shansitherium fuguensis (early giraffe)

ju4

shou4
giant creature / huge animal

zhen1

qin2

qi2

shou4
rare animals and birds / protected species

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