ji4 =
ji + Ø4

already / since / both... (and...) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the saying 一言既出,驷马难追 means "lit. once said, a team of horses cannot unsay it (idiom); a promise must be kept". Thus, I'll represent this character with a team of four horses.

Jeanne of Arc made a bet with a team of four horses that she'd be able to chew 20 chewing gums at once. After stuffing ten of them into her mouth she's already chocking, but what has been said cannot be retracted by a team of four horses. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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ji4 =
ji + Ø4

choke on something eaten | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc ate something in the space station, but it git stuck in her throat. Now she's chocking and chocking in the space station's bathroom without end. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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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

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has no simplified variant.

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
Ø4

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


ji4

ran2
since / as / this being the case (HSK level 4)

yi1

ru2

ji4

wang3
just as in the past (idiom); as before / continuing as always (HSK level 6)

ji4

shi4
is both ...(and...) / since / as / being the case that

ji4

you3
existing

ji4

ding4
already fixed / set / established

ji4

de2

li4

yi4
vested interest

ji4

wang3

bu4

jiu4
to forget and not bear recriminations (idiom); to let bygones be bygones / There is no point in crying over spilt milk.

ji4

er2
soon after / later / then

ji4

yao4

dang1

biao3

zi5

you4

yao4

li4

pai2

fang1
see 又想當婊子又想立牌坊|又想当婊子又想立牌坊[you4 xiang3 dang1 biao3 zi5 you4 xiang3 li4 pai2 fang1]

ji4

shi4

gan3
déjà vu

bu4

jiu4

ji4

wang3
not censure sb for his past misdeeds / overlook sb's past mistakes / let bygones be bygones

ji4

you3

jin1

ri4

he2

bi4

dang1

chu1
see 早知今日何必當初|早知今日何必当初[zao3 zhi1 jin1 ri4 he2 bi4 dang1 chu1]

ji4

lai2

zhi1

,

ze2

an1

zhi1
Since they have come, we should make them comfortable (idiom). Since we're here, take it easy. / Since this is so, we should accept it. / Now we have come, let's stay and take the rough with the smooth. / If you can't do anything to prevent it, you might as well sit back and enjoy it.

ji4

wang3
past / bygone / the past

ji4

de2
vested in / already obtained / vesting

ji4

de2

qi1

jian1
vesting period (in finance)

ji4

cheng2

shi4

shi2
fait accompli

yi1

yan2

ji4

chu1

,

si4

ma3

nan2

zhui1
lit. once said, a team of horses cannot unsay it (idiom); a promise must be kept

Example sentences for

 
since - Jade Emperor - invite - I, old Sun - fly to the sky
Although the Jade Emperor invited me to come to heaven

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