zhu4 =
zhu + Ø4

to help / to assist | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: water wings helping you to learn how to swim.

George Giant Squid wants to learn how to swim and put on a lot of floaties in the space station's bathroom. As he hits the power button to inflate the high tech floaties remotely he forgot that there are still a lot of floaties left, stored in the shelf—he is reminded instanlty as also all of them inflate. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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qie3 =
qi + e3

and / moreover / yet / for the time being / to be about to / both (... and...) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: a shelf. The Queen of Hearts bought a new shelf for all her flutes. Because she is a queen and needs an extravagant shelf, she installed several Eye of Providences to give the flutes an extravagant lighting. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - 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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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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


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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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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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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

power / force / strength / ability / strenuously | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a power button.

Li Qingzhao (li) just had a shower in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and wants to use the hair dryer, but there's no plug, just the bare end of the cable! She uses all her power to build an electricity plug, and for the two pins she uses a plough (㇆) and a banana (丿). Finally she hits a big power button (力) to turn the power on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿
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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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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

zhu

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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


bang1

zhu4
assistance / aid / to help / to assist (HSK level 2)

zhu4

li3
assistant (HSK level 6)

xie2

zhu4
to provide assistance / to aid (HSK level 6)

zan4

zhu4
to support / to assist / to sponsor (HSK level 6)

zi1

zhu4
to subsidize / to provide financial aid / subsidy (HSK level 6)

fu3

zhu4
to assist / to aid / supplementary / auxiliary / subsidiary (HSK level 6)

jie4

zhu4
to draw support from / with the help of (HSK level 6)

zhu4

shou3
assistant / helper (HSK level 6)

ba2

miao2

zhu4

zhang3
to spoil things through excessive enthusiasm (idiom) (HSK level 6)

juan1

zhu4
to donate / to offer (aid) / contribution / donation

zi4

zhu4
self service

bu3

zhu4
(financial) subsidy / allowance

hu4

zhu4
to help each other

hu4

zhu4
Huzhu Tuzu autonomous county in Haidong prefecture 海東地區|海东地区[Hai3 dong1 di4 qu1], Qinghai

zhu4

jiao4
teaching assistant

zhu4

li4
a helping hand / help / assistance

zhu4

zhou4

wei2

nu:e4
lit. helping tyrant Zhou 商紂王|商纣王[Shang1 Zhou4 wang2] in his oppression (idiom) / fig. to take the side of the evil-doer / giving succor to the enemy

shou3

wang4

xiang1

zhu4
to keep watch and defend one another (idiom, from Mencius); to join forces to defend against external aggressors / mutual help and protection

ding3

li4

xiang1

zhu4
We are most grateful for your valuable assistance.

you3

zhu4
helpful / beneficial / to help / conducive to

zhu4

chan3
to help a mother give birth

yuan2

zhu4
to help / to support / to aid / aid / assistance

xian2

nei4

zhu4
(said of sb else's wife) a good wife

ai4

mo4

neng2

zhu4
unable to help however much one would like to (idiom); Although we sympathize, there is no way to help you. / My hands are tied.

qiu2

zhu4
to request help / to appeal (for help)

zhu4

zhang3
to encourage / to foster / to foment

zhu4

ting1

qi4
hearing aid

zhu4

xing4
to add to the fun / to liven things up

le4

yu2

zhu4

ren2
willing to help others

wu2

zhu4
helpless / helplessness / feeling useless / no help

zhu4

wei1
to cheer for / to encourage / to boost the morale of

jiu4

zhu4
to help sb in trouble / aid / assistance

zhu4

ren2

wei2

le4
pleasure from helping others (idiom)

fu2

zhu4
to assist

zhu4

dong4

ci2
auxiliary verb / modal verb

zhu4

zhen4
to cheer / to root for

xiang1

zhu4
to help one another / to come to somebody's help

zhu4

chan3

shi4
midwife

you3

zhu4

yu2
to contribute to / to promote

tui1

bo1

zhu4

lan2
to push the wave and add to the billows (idiom); to add momentum / to encourage sth to get bigger / to add fuel to the fire

Example sentences for

 
let - poor Taoist - help - Er Lang - truly - gentleman - lend a helping hand
Let this poor Taoist lend Er Lang a helping hand

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