shi2 =
sh + Ø2

to eat / food / animal feed / eclipse | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a bag of instant noodles.

Sherlock Holmes (sh) went camping in the space station's bathroom (Ø2). As foodstuffs he brought chewing gum (艮) and instant noodles (食), but he forgot to bring his gas stove, so in front of his tipi (亽) He is eating chewing gums all day. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


si4 =
s + Ø4

to feed | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

archaic variant of 亼[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "ra"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like a tipi. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, 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


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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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


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gen3 =
g + (e)n3

blunt / tough / chewy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: chewing gum. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


The sun hates it when Guy Fawkes is riding his longboard in the Forbidden City. This time, she found out how to stop him: With chewing gum on the floor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


gen4 =
g + (e)n4

one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing mountain / ☶ | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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,
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,
almost 3 years ago


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chang2 =
ch + ang2

length / long / forever / always / constantly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin sped into the Angkor Wat riding his longboard, but just inside the entrance he doesn't know how to stop. He manages to make a u-turn by hooking him to the pole of a wind wheel with a sickle, but after the turn he can't help but bump into a giant banana. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


zhang3 =
zh + ang3

chief / head / elder / to grow / to develop / to increase / to enhance | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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丿
zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
almost 3 years ago

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
s

Socrates. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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


shi2

pin3
foodstuff / food / provisions / CL:種|种[zhong3] (HSK level 4)

shi2

wu4
food / CL:種|种[zhong3] (HSK level 5)

ling2

shi2
between-meal nibbles / snacks (HSK level 5)

liang2

shi5
foodstuff / cereals / CL:種|种[zhong3] (HSK level 5)

yin3

shi2
food and drink / diet (HSK level 6)

su4

shi2

zhu3

yi4
vegetarianism (HSK level 6)

shi2

yan2
lit. to eat one's words / to break a promise / to go back on one's word / to renege / unsworn testimony

yi1

shi2

zhu4

xing2
clothing, food, housing and transport (idiom); people's basic needs

shi2

liang4
quantity of food

fei4

qin3

wang4

shi2
to neglect sleep and forget about food (idiom) / to skip one's sleep and meals / to be completely wrapped up in one's work

shu2

shi2
cooked food / prepared food / deli food

shi2

wu4

zhong4

du2
food poisoning

shi2

yong4
food product / to use as food / edible

shi2

yi3

shou4
ant-eater (several different species)

xiao1

shi2
digestion

shi2

yu4
appetite

tian2

shi2
dessert / sweet

fu4

shi2

pin3
non-staple foods

zhu3

shi2
main food / staple (rice and noodles)

shi2

yan2
edible salt

shi2

zhi3
forefinger / mouths to feed

huo3

shi2
food / meals

she4

shi2
to consume

zi4

shi2

qi2

guo3
to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own action / to reap what one has sown

shi2

wu4

lian4
food chain

yan4

shi2

zheng4
anorexia

su4

shi2

zhe3
vegetarian

shi2

gu3

bu4

hua4
to swallow ancient learning without digesting it (idiom) / to be pedantic without having a mastery of one's subject

shi2

bu4

guo3

fu4
lit. food not filling the stomach (idiom) / fig. poverty-stricken

rou4

shi2
carnivorous

shi2

dao4
esophagus / the proper way to eat / food transportation route

bu3

shi2
to prey on / to catch and feed on / to hunt for food

jue2

shi2
to go on a hunger strike

zi4

shi2

qi2

li4
lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom) / fig. to stand on one's own feet / to earn one's own living

mi4

shi2
to forage / to hunt for food / to scavenge / fig. to make a living

su4

shi2

dian4
fast food shop

qi3

shi2
to beg for food

yi1

shi2
clothes and food

tun1

shi2
to devour

can2

shi2
to nibble away at (as silkworm consume leaves) / fig. to embezzle progressively

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