zhe2 =
zh + e2

philosophy / wise | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) is getting a PhD (哲). Just inside the Erechtheion's entrance (e2) he is using a folding knife (折) to peel mandarins (口), since he is investigating possible ways to map the earth and they say mapping the earth is like making the peel of a mandarin flat like a board. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


zhe2 =
zh + e2

(used in given names) / variant of 哲[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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she2 =
sh + e2

to break (e.g. stick or bone) / a loss | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhe1 =
zh + e1

to turn sth over / to turn upside down / to tip sth out (of a container) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhe2 =
zh + e2

to break / to fracture / to snap / to suffer loss / to bend / to twist / to turn / to change direction / convinced / to convert into (currency) / discount / rebate / tenth (in price) / classifier for theatrical scenes / to fold / accounts book | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) wants to lift some barbells (斤) just inside the Erechtheion's entrance (e2), but the barbells are very heavy. He tried to use toy claws (扌) and folding (折) knifes (mnemonic symbol for 折) as levers, but they both snapped (折). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

hand radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A toy claw. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

catty / weight equal to 0.5 kg | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc is weight lifting in front of the Forbidden City. She uses two barbells: One is made of a flute with one banana tree at each end, and one is made of a dinosaur bone with a banana tree at each end. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

Two times 丿 component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: two and more bananas (丿) are part of a larger banana tree (⺁). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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xia4 =
xi + a4

old variant of 下[xia4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a t-bone steak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
e2

Just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


zhe2

xue2
philosophy / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

zhe2

xue2

jia1
philosopher

ming2

zhe2

bao3

shen1
a wise man looks after his own hide (idiom) / to put one's own safety before matters of principle

mai4

zhe2

lun2
Magellan (1480-1521), Portuguese explorer

zhe2

li3
philosophic theory / philosophy

zhe2

ren2
wise man

fan4

si1

zhe2
Versace (fashion designer)

xian1

zhe2
distinguished precursor / famous thinker of antiquity

li3

yuan3

zhe2
Yuan T. Lee (1936-), Taiwanese-born Chemist and Nobel Prize winner in 1986

bo2

la1

tu2

zhe2

xue2
Platonism

sheng4

zhe2
sage

zhao4

jun4

zhe2
Zhao Junzhe (1979-), Chinese football player

he4

zhe2

zu2
Hezhen ethnic group of Heilongjiang province

he4

zhe2

yu3
Hezhen language (of Hezhen ethnic group of Heilongjiang province)

tao2

zhe2

xuan1
Terence Tao, Chinese-Australian mathematician, Fields medalist in 2006

li3

zhe2
Li Zhe, personal name of fourth Tang Emperor Zhongzong 唐中宗[Tang2 Zhong1 zong1] (656-710), reigned 705-710

zhe2

ren2

qi2

wei3
a wise man has passed away (idiom)

zhe2

ren2

shi2
philosopher's stone

zhe2

xue2

bo2

shi4

xue2

wei4
PhD degree (Doctor of Philosophy) / also abbr. to 博士學位|博士学位

zhe2

xue2

shi3
history of philosophy

zhe2

bang4

si4
Drepung monastery, Lhasa, Tibet

ai1

sen1

zhe2
Accenture (company)

Example sentences for

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