gong1 =
gu + (e)ng1

work / worker / skill / profession / trade / craft / labor | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A steel beam (工). In front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1), Gitta Giraffe (gu) is doing some hard work: She's stacking a capacitor (二) on a dinosaur bone (丨) on a capacitor (二). She's not very successful, but then she gets the idea to use steel beams (工) as support. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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,
almost 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 1

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

gu

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)ng1

In front of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


gong1

zuo4
to work / (of a machine) to operate / job / work / task / CL:個|个[ge4],份[fen4],項|项[xiang4] (HSK level 1)

gong1

zi1
wages / pay / CL:個|个[ge4],份[fen4],月[yue4] (HSK level 4)

gong1

ju4
tool / instrument / utensil / means (to achieve a goal etc) (HSK level 4)

gong1

chang3
factory / CL:家[jia1],座[zuo4] (HSK level 5)

gong1

ren2
worker / CL:個|个[ge4],名[ming2] (HSK level 5)

gong1

cheng2

shi1
engineer / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2] (HSK level 5)

da3

gong1
to work a temporary or casual job / (of students) to have a job outside of class time, or during vacation (HSK level 5)

gong1

ye4
industry (HSK level 5)

shou3

gong1
handwork / manual (HSK level 5)

gong1

yi4

pin3
handicraft article / handiwork / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

ba4

gong1
a strike / to go on strike (HSK level 6)

ren2

gong1
artificial / manpower / manual work (HSK level 6)

gong1

fu5
period of time (may be months, or mere seconds) / spare time / skill / labor / effort (HSK level 6)

gong1

fu1
casual labor (HSK level 6)

jia1

gong1
to process / processing / working (of machinery) (HSK level 6)

shi1

gong1
construction / to carry out construction or large-scale repairs

gong1

qian2
salary / wages

fang2

yu4

gong1

shi4
fortification / defensive structure

gong1

zheng3
fine work / carefully and neatly done

bao1

gong1

tou2
chief labor contractor

lao2

gong1
labor / laborer

guan3

gong1
plumber / pipe-worker

gong1

zuo4

zhe3
worker

gong1

zuo4

fu2
work clothes

ren2

gong1

zhi4

neng2
artificial intelligence (AI)

gong1

zuo4

kuang2
workaholic

jun4

gong1
to complete a project

gong1

xin1

jie1

ceng2
salaried class

gui3

fu3

shen2

gong1
supernaturally fine craft (idiom); the work of the Gods / uncanny workmanship / superlative craftsmanship

gong1

qi1
time allocated for a project / completion date

han4

gong1
welder / solderer / CL:名[ming2] / welding

lin2

shi2

gong1
day laborer / temporary work

dian4

gong1
electrician

nu:3

gong1
working woman / variant of 女紅|女红[nu:3 gong1]

gong1

tou2
foreman

xia4

gong1

fu5
to put in time and energy / to concentrate one's efforts

gong1

zhuang1

ku4
overalls (clothing) / coveralls

gong1

dang3
worker's party / labor party

jiao4

zhi2

yuan2

gong1
teaching and administrative staff

gong1

ye4

hua4
to industrialize / industrialization

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