zi1 =
z + Ø1

to consult | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zorro (z) got a puzzle toy and has been puzzling it all day in front of the space station (Ø1). It consists of a cube (次) in which a mandarin (口) is locked. There should be a simple mechanism to unlock the mandarin, but Zorro finally gives up and consults (咨) a hostess (咨) floating by for tips. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ci4 =
c + Ø4

next in sequence / second / the second (day, time etc) / secondary / vice- / sub- / infra- / inferior quality / substandard / order / sequence / hypo- (chemistry) / classifier for enumerated events: time | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Every time the King of Chu visits the space station's bathroom, he secretly eats one of his flat mates' popsicles and leaves an IOU note instead. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: the cube.

The King of Chu (c) pulls a popsicle (冫) out of the cube (次) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and leaves an IOU note (欠) on the cube. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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bing1 =
bi + (e)ng1

"ice" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 15), occurring in 冰, 决, 次 / see also 兩點水|两点水[liang3 dian3 shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Brynhildr (bi) is eating a popsicle (冫) while sitting in front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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qian4 =
qi + an4

deficient / to owe / to lack / yawn | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The crane is waving with the Dude's IOU note. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is pretty annoyed by Neanderthal Man, who is quarreling with a crane in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Neanderthal Man owes the crane some money. The crane is waving with the Dude's IOU note. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 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,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

z

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


zi1

xun2
to consult / to seek advice / consultation / (sales) inquiry (formal) (HSK level 5)

zi1

wen2
official communication (between gov. offices of equal rank) / report delivered by the head of gov. on affairs of state

zi1

jie1
to gasp (in admiration) / to sigh

zi1

ke4
hostess

guo2

ji4

dian4

bao4

dian4

hua4

zi1

xun2

wei3

yuan2

hui4
International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee (CCITT)

shu1

yu4

zhou1

zi1

lu4
Ming dynasty record (1574) of exploration and foreign relations

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