zou4 =
z + ou4

to play music / to achieve / to present a memorial to the emperor (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zorro (z) receives a guest in the Louver's bathroom (ou4), an angel (天). The angle sits down and folds his hands (𡗗) while Zorro plays some music (奏) on his whip. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 days ago | add a painting



=
𡗗
+
𡗗
peng3 =
p + (e)ng3

folded hands | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𡗗

Inside of Stonehenge ((e)ng3), Neanderthal Man (人) and Pinocchio (p) worship their idol, a Cartesian coordinate system (三). They kneel in front of it with their hands folded (𡗗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


𡗗
=

+
san1 =
s + an1

surname San | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

san1 =
s + an1

three / 3 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Cartesian coordinate system with three (三) axes.

Socrates (s-) is performing in front of Anchor Inn (-an1). He created an electrical flute by attaching a large capacitor (二) to the flute (一), so that he can get the attention of all the people. Moreover, he's balancing on a Cartesian coordinate system (三). Unfortunately, only three (三) people stop to watch the result. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

As a component in other characters, this shall be represented by a Cartesian coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=

+
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


=

+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=
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

𡗗
=

+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=
丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=
𡗗
+
tian1 =
ti + an1

day / sky / heaven | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mother Teresa (ti) programmed a robot (大) to play a flute duet together with her in front of the Anchor Inn (an1). As they play their flutes (一) an angel (天) hears their heavenly tune and descends from heaven to listen to them. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



=

+
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


=

+
da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
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


=

+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=
丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

z

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


yan3

zou4
to play a musical instrument / to perform music (HSK level 6)

jie2

zou4
rhythm / tempo / musical pulse / cadence / beat (HSK level 6)

he2

zou4
to perform music (as ensemble)

du2

zou4
solo

xian1

zhan3

hou4

zou4
first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom); act first, report later

xie2

zou4

qu3
concerto

qian2

zou4
prelude / presage

zou4

xiao4
to show results / effective

zou4

yue4
to perform music / to play a tune

si4

chong2

zou4
quartet (musical ensemble)

bian4

zou4

qu3
variation (music)

chui1

zou4
to play (wind instruments)

zou4

ming2

qu3
sonata

ban4

zou4
to accompany (musically)

tan2

zou4
to play (musical instrument, esp. string)

er4

chong2

zou4
duet (in music)

qian2

zou4

qu3
prelude (music)

jie2

zou4

bu4

lu3

si1
Rhythm and Blues R&B

bian4

zou4
variation

chong2

zou4
musical ensemble of several instruments (e.g. duet 二重奏 or trio 三重奏)

gang1

qin2

yan3

zou4
piano performance

jian1

zou4
interlude (music)

chen2

zou4
to present a memorial (to the Emperor)

ba1

chong2

zou4
octet (musical ensemble)

xie2

zou4
to perform (a concerto)

qi3

zou4
to submit a report to the king / to talk to the king

zou4

tie3
memorial to the emperor (folded in accordion form)

zou4

zhe2
memorial to the emperor (folded in accordion form)

zou4

ming2

qu3

shi4
sonata form (one of the large-scale structures used in Western classical music)

zhe2

zou4
memorial to the emperor (folded in accordion form)

bo1

zou4
pizzicato

zhan3

er2

bu4

zou4
to do sth and not report the fact (idiom)

qu3

zhong1

zou4

ya3
perfect finish (idiom)

san1

chong2

zou4
trio (musical ensemble)

gun3

zou4
drum roll

yan3

zou4

zhe3
performer / musician

wu2

ban4

zou4

he2

chang4
a cappella (music)

shen1

zou4
to present (a document) / to submit (a petition)

jie2

zou4

kou3

ji4
beatboxing

Example sentences for

 
your majesty - today - there is - devil - monkey - Sun Wukong
Your Majesty, today there was the monkey devil Sun Wukong
 
facing the king - long live
As his Majesty wishes
 
Please - wait a moment - about to - I - forward - go - talk to the king
Please wait a moment. I will go and announce your arrival
 
your Majesty - Sun Wukong - present - already - announce - arrive
Your Majesty, I announce that Sun Wukong presently has already arrived.
 
talk to the king - your Majesty
Your Majesty
 
your majesty - imerial - horse - prison - lack - manage - horse - official
Your Majesty, the stable is missing a keeper
 
your majesty - major event - not good - (le)
Your Majesty! Devastating news!

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