zhi4 =
zh + Ø4

system / to control / to regulate / variant of 製|制[zhi4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhi4 =
zh + Ø4

to manufacture / to make | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) and the bull (牛) have to work in a sweatshop in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) where they manufacture (制) one printed circuit board (制) after the other. Their only tools are kitchen knives (刂) with which they carve the boards. They sweat a lot, so each of them has a towel (巾) wrapped around their neck. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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niu2 =
ni + ou2

surname Niu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

niu2 =
ni + ou2

ox / cow / bull / CL:條|条[tiao2],頭|头[tou2] / (slang) awesome | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bull has been locked to a big cross just inside the Louvre's entrance, and Nefertiti has the key. She promises to free the bull if he pledges allegiance to her leadership. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
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𠂉
xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𠂉

This one looks like a key. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

towel / general purpose cloth / women's headcovering (old) / Kangxi radical 50 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc has smuggled a dinosaur bone out of the Forbidden City. To hide it, she covered it in maps and towels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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, over 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,
about 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

zh

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

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


xian4

zhi4
to restrict / to limit / to confine / restriction / limit / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

zhi4

zao4
to manufacture / to make (HSK level 4)

kong4

zhi4
control / to exercise control over / to contain (HSK level 5)

fu4

zhi4
to duplicate / to make a copy of / to copy / to reproduce / to clone (HSK level 5)

zhi4

ding4
to draw up / to formulate (HSK level 5)

zhi4

du4
system (e.g. political, adminstrative etc) / institution / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

zhi4

zuo4
to make / to manufacture (HSK level 5)

zhi4

fu2
to subdue / to check / to bring under control / (in former times) what one is allowed to wear depending on social status / uniform (army, party, school etc) / livery (for company employees) / CL:套[tao4] (HSK level 6)

qian1

zhi4
to control / to curb / to restrict / to impede / to pin down (enemy troops) (HSK level 6)

zhi4

ding4
to work out / to formulate (HSK level 6)

e4

zhi4
to check / to contain / to hold back / to keep within limits / to constrain / to restrain (HSK level 6)

zhi4

zhi3
to curb / to put a stop to / to stop / to check / to limit (HSK level 6)

zhi4

yue1
to restrict / condition (HSK level 6)

qiang2

zhi4
to enforce / enforcement / forcibly / compulsory (HSK level 6)

yi4

zhi4
to inhibit / to keep down / to suppress (HSK level 6)

di3

zhi4
to resist / to boycott / to refuse (to cooperate) / to reject / resistance / refusal (HSK level 6)

zhi4

cai2
to punish / punishment / sanctions (incl. economic) (HSK level 6)

ya1

zhi4
to suppress / to inhibit / to stifle (HSK level 6)

ji1

zhi4
machine processed / machine made / mechanism

ji1

zhi4
mechanism

zhi4

pin3
products / goods

cu1

zhi4

lan4

zao4
to churn out large quantities without regard for quality (idiom); rough and slipshod work

tiao2

zhi4

jie3

tiao2

qi4
modem

yin4

zhi4
to print / to produce (a publication)

pei4

zhi4
to compound / to make-up

zhi4

zao4

ye4
manufacturing industry

zhi4

yao4
to manufacture medicine

ti3

zhi4
system / organization

zhi4

zao4

zhe3
maker

nu2

li4

zhi4

du4
slavery

xia4

shi2

zhi4
daylight saving time

gong1

zhi4
metric system

tong3

zhi4
to control

fu4

zhi4

pin3
replica / reproduction

yan2

zhi4
to manufacture / to develop

ding4

zhi4
custom-made / made-to-order / to have something custom made

kong4

zhi4

tai2
control desk / console

ru2

fa3

pao2

zhi4
lit. to follow the recipe (idiom) / fig. to follow a set pattern

yan1

zhi4
marinated / to make by pickling, salting or curing

hui4

zhi4
to draw / to draft

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