shou4 =
sh + ou4

to receive / to accept / to suffer / subjected to / to bear / to stand / pleasant / (passive marker) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 受 is often used in a negative sense, when something bad happens to the speaker. I thus represent 受 by a stretcher, which is used to transport injured persons. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Sherlock Holmes lost a boxing fight in the Louvre, and he's lying on a stretcher in the bathroom now. He still has his boxing gloves on. He got beaten so badly that is opponent was even able to shave his head with an electric razor. Nobody had a cover at hand, so he's just provisionally covered with a cooking top. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zhua3 =
zhu + a3

alternative form of 爪 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The strokes of this character remind me of a smiling mouth over a beard; thus, I'll represent it by an electric razor.

George Giant Squid uses his electric razor to shave his beard inside of the Adziogol Lighthouse. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - 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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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - 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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xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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

Stroke order

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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
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Words with


jie1

shou4
to accept / to receive (HSK level 4)

nan2

shou4
to feel unwell / to suffer pain / to be difficult to bear (HSK level 4)

shou4

dao4
to receive / to suffer / obtained / given (HSK level 4)

shou4

bu4

liao3
unbearable / unable to endure / can't stand (HSK level 4)

xiang3

shou4
to enjoy / to live it up / pleasure / CL:種|种[zhong3] (HSK level 5)

shou4

shang1
to sustain injuries / wounded (in an accident etc) / harmed (HSK level 5)

gan3

shou4
to sense / perception / to feel (through the senses) / to experience / a feeling / an impression / an experience (HSK level 5)

cheng2

shou4
to bear / to support / to inherit (HSK level 5)

zao1

shou4
to suffer / to sustain (loss, misfortune) (HSK level 6)

ren3

shou4
to bear / to endure (HSK level 6)

shou4

zui4
to endure / to suffer / hardships / torments / a hard time / a nuisance (HSK level 6)

shen1

shou4
to receive in no small measure

shou4

hai4
to suffer damage, injury etc / damaged / injured / killed / robbed

shou4

jing1
startled

ling3

shou4
to accept / to receive

shou4

pin4
hired (for employment) / invited (e.g. to lecture) / engaged (for a task) / (in olden times) betrothal gift from the groom's family

shou4

yun4
to become pregnant / to conceive / impregnated / insemination

nan2

yi3

ren3

shou4
hard to endure / unbearable

shou4

xun4
to receive training

mian3

shou4
to avoid suffering / to prevent (sth bad) / to protect against (damage) / immunity (from prosecution) / freedom (from pain, damage etc) / exempt from punishment

shou4

nan4
to suffer a calamity / to suffer (e.g. under torture) / distress

shou4

hui4
to benefit / favored

shou4

qi4

bao1
middle child / a person who is bullied

shou4

chao2
damp / affected by damp and cold

shou4

zhong4
target audience / audience

shou4

pian4
to be cheated / to be taken in / to be hoodwinked

hao3

shou4
feeling better / to be more at ease

shou4

li3
to accept a (legal) case / to deal with / to handle

shou4

jing1
to receive sperm / fertilized / insemination

dan1

jing1

shou4

pa4
to feel apprehensive / to be alarmed

shou4
贿
hui4
to accept a bribe / bribery

shou4

ming4
ordained or appointed to a post / to benefit from counsel

shou4

qi4
(to suffer) maltreatment / a bullied (person)

shou4

yong5
comfortable / feeling well

shou4

yong4
to enjoy / to reap the benefits (of sth)

cheng2

shou4

li4
tolerance / capability of adapting oneself

shou4

zhi4
controlled (by sb) / to suffer under a yoke

gan3

tong2

shen1

shou4
to feel as if it had happened to oneself / to sympathize / (polite expression of gratitude for a favor received by a friend etc) I take it as a personal favor

shou4

jiong3
embarrassed / bothered / in an awkward position

shou4

nan4

zhe3
sufferer / a victim of a calamity / a person in distress

Example sentences for

西  
so much - many - stuff - contrary to expectations - not - let - you - enjoy
So much stuff, and you still don't get to enjoy it

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