zi3 =
z + Ø3

son / child / seed / egg / small thing / 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat / Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zorro wants to eat an egg in the space station, and he already put it in a prize cup, as he has no egg cup. He also lacks a spoon, so he uses a big flute to crush the egg open. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


zi5 =
z + Ø5

(noun suffix) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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le5 =
l + e5

(modal particle intensifying preceding clause) / (completed action marker) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sir Lancelot has finished his preparations to fight the world. There he stands ready, on top of the Erechtheion, with a sickle and a crowbar in his hands. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

liao3 =
li + ao3

to finish / to achieve / to understand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao is racing for a new world record in the Taos Pueblo: She's trying to juggle as many sickles as fast as possible with two crowbars. As she finishes, she grabs her earned prize cup. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

liao3 =
li + ao3

(of eyes) bright / clear-sighted / to understand clearly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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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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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

Stroke order

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HSK level: 1

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

z

Zorro - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø5

On the space station's, um, roof - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


bei1

zi5
cup / glass / CL:個|个[ge4],支[zhi1],枝[zhi1] (HSK level 1)

zhuo1

zi5
table / desk / CL:張|张[zhang1],套[tao4] (HSK level 1)

yi3

zi5
chair / CL:把[ba3],套[tao4] (HSK level 1)

er2

zi5
son (HSK level 1)

qi1

zi3
wife and children (HSK level 2)

qi1

zi5
wife / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 2)

hai2

zi5
child (HSK level 2)

kuai4

zi5
chopsticks / CL:對|对[dui4],根[gen1],把[ba3],雙|双[shuang1] (HSK level 3)

pan2

zi5
tray / plate / dish / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

ku4

zi5
trousers / pants / CL:條|条[tiao2] (HSK level 3)

mao4

zi5
hat / cap / (fig.) label / bad name / CL:頂|顶[ding3] (HSK level 3)

bi2

zi5
nose / CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1] (HSK level 3)

ju4

zi5
sentence / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

qun2

zi5
skirt / CL:條|条[tiao2] (HSK level 3)

dian4

zi3

you2

jian4
email / CL:封[feng1],份[fen4] (HSK level 3)

hou2

zi5
monkey / CL:隻|只[zhi1] (HSK level 4)

jing4

zi5
mirror / CL:面[mian4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

sun1

zi3
Sun Tzu, also known as Sun Wu 孫武|孙武[Sun1 Wu3] (c. 500 BC, dates of birth and death uncertain), general, strategist and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period (700-475 BC), believed to be the author of the “Art of War” 孫子兵法|孙子兵法[Sun1 zi3 Bing1 fa3], one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书[Wu3 jing1 Qi1 shu1] (HSK level 4)

sun1

zi5
grandson / son's son (HSK level 4)

jiao3

zi5
dumpling / pot-sticker / CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1] (HSK level 4)

yang4

zi5
appearance / manner / pattern / model (HSK level 4)

wa4

zi5
socks / stockings / CL:隻|只[zhi1],對|对[dui4],雙|双[shuang1] (HSK level 4)

ping2

zi5
bottle / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

shi1

zi5
lion / CL:隻|只[zhi1],頭|头[tou2] (HSK level 4)

shi1

zi3
Leo (star sign) / Shihtzu township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan (HSK level 4)

ge4

zi5
height / stature / build / size (HSK level 4)

he2

zi5
case (HSK level 4)

ye4

zi5
foliage / leaf / CL:片[pian4] (HSK level 4)

du4

zi5
belly / abdomen / stomach / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

shu1

zi5
comb / CL:把[ba3] (HSK level 5)

ju2

zi5
tangerine / also written 橘子 (HSK level 5)

jia1

zi5
clip / clamp / tongs / folder / wallet (HSK level 5)

tu4

zi5
hare / rabbit / CL:隻|只[zhi1] (HSK level 5)

sheng2

zi5
cord / string / rope / CL:條|条[tiao2] (HSK level 5)

zhu2

zi5
bamboo / CL:棵[ke1],支[zhi1],根[gen1] (HSK level 5)

ge1

zi5
pigeon / dove / various birds of the family Columbidae (HSK level 5)

guan3

zi3
Guanzi or Guan Zhong 管仲 (-645 BC), famous politician of Qi 齊國|齐国 of Spring and Autumn period / Guanzi, classical book containing writings of Guan Zhong and his school (HSK level 5)

guan3

zi5
tube / pipe / drinking straw / CL:根[gen1] (HSK level 5)

ying3

zi5
shadow / reflection / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

bao1

zi5
steamed stuffed bun / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

Example sentences for

 
big - king - heaven - up - come down - one - old codger
Great king, there is an old codger coming down from heaven
 
devil - monkey - stop - furious - Nezha - third prince - come
To stop the devil monkey's furious behaviour, third prince Nezha is coming
 
but - keep - at - heaven - day - long - (le) - again - will - come up - matter
But keeping him in heaven will make the days very long. There will be new troubles
 
this - fruit - that - can only - be considered
This fruit can only be considered as...
 
what - eat - one - peach - can - become immortal
What? After eating one peach you will live forever?
 
great sage - this - peach - is - 6000 - year - once - blossom
Great Sage, these peaches blossom once in 6000 years
 
rainbow - fairy - language - fine food
The rainbow fairies are talking about the delicacies

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