ji2 =
ji + Ø2

namely / that is / i.e. / prompt / at once / at present / even if / prompted (by the occasion) / to approach / to come into contact / to assume (office) / to draw near | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside the entrance to the space station, Jeanne of Arc babysits the baby seal. Jeanne blows big bubbles of chewing gum, and to one of them she attached a controller. With the controller the baby seal can control in which direction the bubble floats, which it does promptly. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol from 即插即用, "plug and play": a gaming console controller - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jie2 =
ji + e2

"seal" radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The meaning is seal as in insignia, but instead I'm going to represent it as baby seal (the animal) in other characters. Jeanne d'Arc is using a plough made of dinosaur bones just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion, when suddenly a baby seal jumps out of the raked earth. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years 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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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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gen3 =
g + (e)n3

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

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, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: chewing gum. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, 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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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, over 1 year 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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HSK level: 4

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø2

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


ji2
使
shi3
even if / even though (HSK level 4)

li4

ji2
immediately (HSK level 5)

ji2
便
bian4
even if / even though / right away / immediately (HSK level 6)

sui2

ji2
immediately / presently / following which (HSK level 6)

ji2

jiang1
on the eve of / to be about to / to be on the verge of (HSK level 6)

yi1

pai1

ji2

he2
lit. on the beat, together now (idiom); Start dancing! / fig. things fit together at one go / to click together / to chime in easily

ji2

ri4
this or that very day / in the next few days

ji2

ke3
equivalent to 就可以 / can then (do sth) / can immediately (do sth) / (do sth) and that will suffice

yi1

chu4

ji2

fa1
could happen at any moment / on the verge

ji2

wei4
to succeed to the throne / accession

xuan2

ji2
soon after / shortly

ruo4

ji2

ruo4

li2
lit. seeming neither close nor distant (idiom) / fig. to keep one's distance / (of a relationship) lukewarm / vague

xun4

ji2
immediately / promptly / quickly

ji2

xing4
improvisation (in the arts) / impromptu / extemporaneous

shao1

zong4

ji2

shi4
transient / fleeting

zai4

ji2
near at hand / imminent / within sight

ji2

shi2
immediate

dang1

ji2
at once / on the spot

ji2

ke4
immediately / instant / instantly

ji2

huo4
even if / even though

hu1

zhi1

ji2

lai2

,

hui1

zhi1

ji2

qu4
to come when called (idiom); ready and compliant / always at sb's beck and call

shou4

wan2

ji2

zhi3
while stocks last / subject to availability

yi1

chu4

ji2

kui4
to collapse on the first encounter / to give way at once

yi1

cu4

ji2

zhi4
to get there in one step (idiom); easily done / success at a stroke / to get results overnight

yi4

ji2
which means / (this) means (that)

suo3

jian4

ji2

suo3

de2
What you see is what you get (WYSIWYG)

wu2

shi4

xian4

yin1

qin2

,

fei1

jian1

ji2

dao4
one who is unaccountably solicitous is hiding evil intentions (idiom)

bu4

ji2

bu4

li2
to be neither too familiar nor too distant / to keep sb at arm's length

dang1

duan4

ji2

duan4
not to delay making a decision when a decision is needed

jian4

piao4

ji2

fu4
payable at sight / payable to bearer

yi4

ji2
namely / that is

fei1

fu4

ji2

gui4
wealthy and respectable people

dian3

dao4

ji2

zhi3
to touch on sth and leave it there / to take care not to overdo sth

zhuan3

yan3

ji2

shi4
to pass in an instant / over in the twinkling of an eye

ji2

fu4
to pay on demand

ji2

fu4

ji2

da3
pay as you go

ji2

ling4
even if / even though

ji2

mo4
Jimo county level city in Qingdao 青島|青岛, Shandong

ji2

mo4

shi4
Jimo county level city in Qingdao 青島|青岛[Qing1 dao3], Shandong

ji2

ru2
such as

Example sentences for

 
great sage - when - have - interest - then - go forward
Whenever the Great Sage is ready to go, we can proceed
 
servant - ask - decree - immediately - dispatch army
This servant asks for an imperial decree to immediately send troops

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