shua1 =
shu + a1

to brush / to paint / to daub / to paste up / to skip class (of students) / to fire from a job | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sheldon Shrimp (shu) is brushing his teeth (刷) in front of the Adziogol lighthouse (a1) when a ghost (尸) appears right in front of him. Like him the ghost has a towel (巾) hung around his neck, but instead of a toothbrush, he uses a kitchen knife (刂) to brush his teeth to purposefully shock Sheldon Shrimp. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting


shua4 =
shu + a4

to select | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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shi1 =
sh + Ø1

person representing the dead (during burial ceremonies) / to put a corpse on display (after execution) / variant of 屍|尸[shi1] / corpse | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes is investigating a ghost in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, 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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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, 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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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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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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

shu

Sheldon Shrimp - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
a1

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
a4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


shua1

ya2
to brush one's teeth (HSK level 3)

yin4

shua1
to print / printing (HSK level 6)

shua1

zi5
brush / scrub / CL:把[ba3]

yin4

shua1

pin3
printed products

yin4

shua1

ti3
printed letters (as opposed to handwriting) / typeface

shua1

xin1
to renovate / to refurbish / to refresh (computer window) / to write a new page (in history) / to break (a record)

xi3

shua1
wash / brush / scrub

yin4

shua1

shu4
printing / printing technology

yin4

shua1

ye4
typography / printing business

chong1

shua1
to cleanse / to scrub / to scour / to wash down / to erode / to wash away

ya2

shua1
toothbrush / CL:把[ba3]

yin4

shua1

ji1
printing press

yin4

shua1

chang3
printing house / print shop

fen3

shua1
to paint / to whitewash / emulsion / plaster

qi2

shua1

shua1
even / uniform

yin4

shua1

ban3
printing plate

ban3

shua1
scrubbing brush

yin4

shua1

suo3
printing press / printing office / printer

yu3

shua1
windshield wiper

shua1

bang4
wide paintbrush

tu1

ban3

yin4

shua1
relief printing / typography / printing with metal plates

ke1

shi4

yin4

shua1
offset printing

mao2

shua4
brush

shua1

bao4
to max out (a credit card)

shua1

ji1
to replace firmware (on a mobile device)

huo2

zi4

yin4

shua1
printing with movable type

huo2

ban3

yin4

shua1
printing with movable type / typesetting

shua1

ka3
to use a credit card (or swipe card, smart card etc)

ao1

tu1

yin4

shua1
embossing / die stamping

tou4

yin4

ban3

yin4

shua1
offset

qian1

huo2

zi4

yin4

shua1

ji1
lead typesetting machine

yin4

shua1

dian4

lu4

ban3
printed circuit board

yin4

shua1

zhe3
printer

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