shan4 =
sh + an4

good (virtuous) / benevolent / well-disposed / good at sth / to improve or perfect | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a good book about etiquette.

Sherlock Holmes (sh) finds a bullfrog (业) and a sheep (羊) fighting viciously over a mandarin (口) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4). He finds this behaviour unbearable and starts to read Emily Post to them to teach them some manners (善). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting



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ye4 =
y + e4

surname Ye | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ye4 =
y + e4

line of business / industry / occupation / job / employment / school studies / enterprise / property / (Buddhism) karma / deed / to engage in / already | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I can't help but see a bullfrog in 业. Maud Younger finds that the climate in the Erechtheion's bathroom are perfect for her new business: growing bullfrogs. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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yang2 =
y + ang2

surname Yang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yang2 =
y + ang2

sheep / goat / CL:頭|头[tou2],隻|只[zhi1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is looking for gender equality just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa—and a dowsing rod is her tool of choice. A sheep sees this and imitates her, using a Cartesian coordinate system as a dowsing rod substitute. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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ya1 =
y + a1

fork / branch / bifurcation / girl | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is playing a game with a girl in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse. Blindfolded, Maud Younger is supposed to find the girl with a dowsing rod. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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san1 =
s + an1

surname San | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

san1 =
s + an1

three / 3 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Cartesian coordinate system with three (三) axes.

Socrates (s-) is performing in front of Anchor Inn (-an1). He created an electrical flute by attaching a large capacitor (二) to the flute (一), so that he can get the attention of all the people. Moreover, he's balancing on a Cartesian coordinate system (三). Unfortunately, only three (三) people stop to watch the result. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

As a component in other characters, this shall be represented by a Cartesian coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
over 2 years ago


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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,
over 2 years ago

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


shan4

liang2
good and honest / kind-hearted (HSK level 5)

shan4

yu2
to be good at / to be adept at (HSK level 5)

gai3

shan4
to make better / to improve / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

wan2

shan4
perfect / to make perfect / to improve (HSK level 5)

tuo3

shan4
appropriate / proper (HSK level 6)

neng2

yan2

shan4

bian4
glib of tongue (idiom) / eloquent

ci2

shan4

jia1
philanthropist / humanitarian / charity donor

shan4

yong4
be good at using something

neng2

ge1

shan4

wu3
can sing and dance (idiom); fig. a person of many talents

wei3

shan4
hypocritical

shan4

xin1
kindness / benevolence / philanthropy / virtuous intentions

shan4

jie3

ren2

yi4
understanding people's views (idiom); fair and considerate

shan4

hou4
to deal with the aftermath (arising from an accident) / funeral arrangements / reparations

shan4

dai4
to treat well

you3

shan4
friendly

shan4

e4
good and evil / good versus evil

xing2

shan4
to do good works / to be merciful

liang2

shan4
good

mei3

shan4
beautiful and good

shan4

wang4
forgetful / amnesia

xun2

xun2

shan4

you4
to guide patiently and systematically (idiom)

jin4

shan4

jin4

mei3
perfect (idiom); perfection / the best of all possible worlds / as good as it gets

bu4

shan4
bad / ill / not good at / not to be pooh-poohed / quite impressive

shan4

bian4
fickle / mercurial / changeable / capricious / to be apt to change

yong3

shan4
Yongshan county in Zhaotong 昭通[Zhao1 tong1], Yunnan

shan4

nan2

xin4

nu:3
lay practitioners of Buddhism

le4

shan4

hao4

shi1
kind and charitable

shan4

ren2
philanthropist / charitable person / well-doer

shan4

shi4
good deeds

shan4

yi4
goodwill / benevolence / kindness

shan4

shi3

shan4

zhong1
where there's a start, there's a finish (idiom); to finish once one starts sth / to carry things through / I started, so I'll finish.

ci2

shan4
benevolent / charitable

he2

shan4
good-natured

yu3

ren2

wei2

shan4
to be of service to others / to help others / benevolent

duo1

duo1

yi4

shan4
the more the better

zhen1

shan4

mei3
truth, goodness and beauty

ci2

mei2

shan4

mu4
kind brows, pleasant eyes (idiom); amiable looking / benign-faced

shan4

zhe3

bu4

bian4

,

bian4

zhe3

bu4

shan4
Good words are not persuasive, persuasive words are not good (idiom, from Laozi 老子 81). Do not be taken in by appearances.

shan4

ba4

gan1

xiu1
to leave the matter at that / to be prepared to let go / to be willing to take things lying down

shan4

yuan2
good karma

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