chuang1 =
chu + ang1

a wound / cut / injury / trauma | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

chuang4 =
chu + ang4

to begin / to initiate / to inaugurate / to start / to create | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Chantal Chicken (chu) is the founder (创) of a new startup in Angkor Wat's bathroom (ang4). She doesn't have much money yet, so she rented a barn (仓) to work in. Day in, day out she is producing (创) innovative kitchen knives (刂), and they already start to pile up in front of the barn. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting



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cang1 =
c + ang1

barn / granary / storehouse / cabin / hold (in ship) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The King of Chu lost his most important battle and retreated into the barn in front of the Angkor Wat with Neanderthal Man as his hostage. The navy seal is going to rescue Neanderthal Man, but eventually he'll just shoot everyone as this is the thing he was trained for. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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xian1 =
xi + an1

joint / seal / ancient form of 節 / surname Xian | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a member of the navy seals.

A navy seal is busy digging a hole with a plough in front of the Anchor Inn as part of his training. Marie Curie thinks that this particular seal deserves to have an extra hart training, so she slyly shovels some earth back into the hole using a shovel. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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dao1 =
d + ao1

"knife" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 18) / see also 立刀旁[li4 dao1 pang2] / see also 側刀旁|侧刀旁[ce4 dao1 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A kitchen knife. Don Quixote is showing off his special knifes in front of the Taos Pueblo. One is made from a dinosaur bone, and the other is made from a crowbar. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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HSK level: 5

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

chu

Chantal Chicken - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

ang1

In front of the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

In front of the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

ang4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

In the Angkor Wat's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

Words with


chuang4

zao4
to create / to bring about / to produce / to set (a record) (HSK level 5)

chuang4

li4
to establish / to set up / to found (HSK level 6)

chuang4

zuo4
to create / to produce / to write / creative work / creation / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

chuang4

ye4
to begin an undertaking / to start a major task / to initiate / to venture / venture / entrepreneurship (HSK level 6)

chuang4

xin1
innovation / to bring forth new ideas / to blaze new trails (HSK level 6)

kai1

chuang4
to initiate / to start / to found

chuang4

li4

zhe3
founder

chuang4

ban4
to establish / to found / to launch

chuang4

yi4
creative / creativity

zhong4

chuang1
to inflict heavy losses / to inflict serious damage

chuang4

zao4

zhe3
creator

chuang1

kou3
a wound / a cut

kai1

chuang4

xing4
innovative

chuang1

shang1
wound / injury / trauma

chuang4

she4
to establish / to found / to create (a good environment)

chuang4

shou1
to make money / earned income

chuang4

xia4
to establish / to set (a new record)

chuang4

shi4
the creation (in mythology and Genesis 1-2) / the first foundational steps

chuang4

kan1

hao4
first issue

du2

chuang4
original / creativity / original creation

chuang4

kan1
to start publishing / to found a journal

chuang4

jian4
an original idea

chuang4

ye4

zhe3
entrepreneur

chuang4

shi3
to initiate / to found

chuang4

zuo4

zhe3
originator / creator / author (of some project) / inventor

chuang4

zao4

li4
ingenuity / creativity

chuang4

jian4
to found / to establish

chuang4

jian4

zhe3
founder / creator

chuang4

zao4

xing4
creativeness / creativity

chuang4

shi3

ren2
creator / founder / initiator

shou3

chuang4
to create / original creation / to be the first to do sth

chuang4

ji4

lu4
record-breaking

chuang4

ju3
pioneering work

chu1

chuang4
startup (company, phase etc) / newly established / in the early stages

yuan2

chuang4

xing4
originality

wei1

chuang1

shou3

shu4
minimally invasive surgery

e4

chuang1
malign sore (TCM)

wen2

chuang4

chan3

ye4
creative industries (design, music, publishing etc) / abbr. for 文化創意產業|文化创意产业

you3

chuang4

zao4

li4
ingenious / creative

yong4

hu4

chuang4

zao4

nei4

rong2
user-generated content (of a website)

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