zhuan3 =
zhu + an3

to convey / to forward (mail) / to transfer / to turn / to shift | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In Anchor Inn, George Giant Squid drives a car to transfer a drink from the bar to the scientist's table. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


zhuan4 =
zhu + an4

to revolve / to turn / to circle about / to walk about / classifier for turns: revs / classifier for repeated actions | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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zhuan1 =
zhu + an1

for a particular person, occasion, purpose / focused on one thing / special / expert / particular (to sth) / concentrated / specialized | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Let's say the expert is a scientist. Also, 专 reminds me a little bit of the wheelchair symbol. Thus I choose a scientist in a wheelchair as symbol for 专. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


In front of Anchor Inn, the scientist and George Giant Squid are focused on one thing: Electrifying the wheelchair of the scientist. Deeply concentrated they connect a capacitor to the wheelchair, which indeed starts to move a little. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


zhuan1 =
zhu + an1

variant of 專|专[zhuan1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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xx5

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

Looks a bit like ⚡, thus I'll represent it by a thunderbolt. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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che1 =
ch + e1

surname Che | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

che1 =
ch + e1

car / vehicle / CL:輛|辆[liang4] / machine / to shape with a lathe | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin is parading in a cabriolet in front of the Erectheion, because he wants to establish his new cult. Like all successful leaders, he takes the carrot-and-stick approach: In one hand he's waving with a seven-branched laser sword, in the other one he's waving with a cross. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

ju1 =
ju + Ø1

war chariot (archaic) / rook (in Chinese chess) / rook (in chess) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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qi1 =
qi + Ø1

seven / 7 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other components: the Seven-Branched Laser Sword. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is testing her new Seven-Branched Laser Sword in front of the space station. She's slicing flutes and shovels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

zhu

George Giant Squid - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
an3

In Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


zhuan3

bian4
to change / to transform / shift / transformation / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

zhuan3

gao4
to pass on / to communicate / to transmit (HSK level 5)

xuan2

zhuan3
to rotate / to revolve / to spin / to whirl (HSK level 6)

zhuan3

zhe2
shift in the trend of events / plot shift in a book / twists and turns (HSK level 6)

zhuan3

rang4
transfer (technology, goods etc) / conveyancing (property) (HSK level 6)

zhou1

zhuan3
turnover (in cash or personnel) / to have enough resources to cover a need / also written 周轉|周转 (HSK level 6)

zhou1

zhuan3
turnover (in cash or personnel) / to have enough resources to cover a need (HSK level 6)

niu3

zhuan3
to reverse / to turn around (an undesirable situation) (HSK level 6)

zhuan3

yi2
to shift / to divert or distract (attention etc) / to change / to transform / metastasis (medicine) (HSK level 6)

zhuan3

da2
to pass on / to convey / to communicate (HSK level 6)

ni4

zhuan3
to turn back / to reverse

zhuan3

hua4
to change / to transform / isomerization (chemistry)

zhuan3

wei1

wei2

an1
to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert a danger (esp. political or medical)

zhuan3

jiao3
bend in a street / corner / to turn a corner

zhuan3

gei3
to pass on to

zhuan3

jie1
switch / connection / to put through (to telephone extension)

zhuan4

che1
a turntable

zhuan3

che1
to transfer / to change trains, buses etc

gong1

zhuan4
orbital revolution

lian2

zhou2

zhuan4
lit. to continuously revolve / to work non-stop / to work around the clock (idiom)

zhuan3

xue2
to change schools / to transfer to another college

yun1

tou2

zhuan4

xiang4
confused and disoriented

zhuan3

zhe2

dian3
turning point / breaking point

zhuan3

shi4
reincarnation or transmigration (Buddhism)

fan1

zhuan3
to roll / to turn over / to invert / to flip

zhuan3

yun4
to forward goods / to ship / to distribute / transshipment / a lucky break / change of fortune (for the better)

zhuan3

ji1

yin1
genetic modification

zhuan3

shou3
to pass on / to resell / to change hands

zhuan4

tai2
rotating stage / swivel table

zhuan3

tai2
to change the channel (TV)

da3

zhuan4
to spin / to rotate / to revolve

zhuan3

zhang4
to transfer (money to a bank account)

zhuan3

ru4
change over to / shift to / switch to

zhuan3

shen1
(of a person) to turn round / to face about / (of a widow) to remarry (archaic)

zhuan4

zi5
rotor

zhuan3

zheng4
to transfer to full membership / to obtain tenure

zhuan4

zhou2
axis of rotation

zhuan4

yi3
swivel chair / children's roundabout

zhan3

zhuan3
to toss about in bed / to pass through many hands or places / also written 展轉|展转[zhan3 zhuan3]

zhuan3

tou2
to turn one's head / to change direction / U-turn / volte face / to repent

Example sentences for

 
Your Majesty - poor Taoist - for - Your Majesty - that - refine - nine - gold - pill
Your Majesty, the nine pills that this poor Taoist prepared for your Majesty

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