zha1 =
zh + a1

surname Zha | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

cha2 =
ch + a2

to research / to check / to investigate / to examine / to refer to / to search | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Just inside the entrance of the Adziogol Lighthouse, the detective is investigating a passed out Charlie Chaplin who's lying under a Christmas tree. Could it have something to do with the big empty mug which was formerly filled with glühwein? - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


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


zha1 =
zh + a1

see 山查[shan1 zha1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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dan4 =
d + an4

dawn / morning / day-break / day | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote meets the sun early in the morning in Anchor Inn's bathroom. Don Quixote is full of energy and can't wait to start into a new adventure, but since the sun is a morning grouch who only just started drinking her mug of coffee she cannot stand it and beats him over the head with a flute to calm him a bit down. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: A big mug, since many people start the day with a mug of coffee. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years 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, 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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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
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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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago
a1

In front of the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ch

Charlie Chaplin - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
a2

In the Adziogol Lighthouse's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting

Just inside the entrance of the Adziogol Lighthouse - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


jian3

cha2
inspection / to examine / to inspect / CL:次[ci4] (HSK level 3)

diao4

cha2
investigation / inquiry / to investigate / to survey / survey / (opinion) poll / CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

cha2

huo4
to investigate and capture (a criminal) / to ferret out / to hunt down and arrest (HSK level 6)

shen3

cha2
to examine / to investigate / to censor out / censorship (HSK level 6)

cha2

ban4
to investigate and handle (a criminal case)

cha2

chu1
to find out / to discover

he2

cha2
to examine / to inspect

cha2

yue4
to consult / to refer to / to look sth up in a reference source

cha2

chao1
to take inventory of and confiscate a criminal's possessions

diao4

cha2

biao3
questionnaire / survey / inventory list / CL:張|张[zhang1],份[fen4]

jian3

cha2

yuan2
inspector

li3

cha2
Richard (name)

cha2

er3

si1

dun4
Charleston

cha2

wei2

si1
Chavez, Spanish name

cha2

jin4
to prohibit / to ban / to suppress

xun2

cha2
to patrol

jian3

cha2

zhan4
checkpoint

qing1

cha2
to investigate thoroughly / to carefully inspect / to verify / to ferret out (undesirable elements)

zhui1

cha2
to investigate / to track down (information)

fu4

cha2
rechecking / re-inspection / reexamination

cha2

kan4
to look over / to examine / to check up / to ferret out

cha2

er3

si1
Charles

cha2

zheng4
investigate / check out (a story)

yan2

cha2
to investigate strictly

cha2

feng1
to sequester / to seize (assets) / to seal up / to close down

pai2

cha2
to inspect / to run through a checklist / to take stock / to audit

cha2

de2
Chad (Tw)

cha2

fang2
to inspect a room / to do the rounds (medical)

jian3

cha2

shao4
inspection post / checkpoint

cha2

kao3
to examine / to investigate / to try to determine

cha2
访
fang3
to investigate

li3

cha2

de2
Richard (name)

kan1

cha2
variant of 勘察[kan1 cha2]

cha2

wen4
to inquire about

tan4

cha2
to examine / to probe / to scout out / to nose around

cha2

pu3

man4
Chapman (name)

cha2

ming2
to investigate and find out / to ascertain

cha2

yan4
inspection / to examine

pan2

cha2
to interrogate / to question (at a roadblock)

cha2

ji1
to investigate and seize

Example sentences for

 
check up - give it a go - where - have - official position - vacancy
Have a look which official positions are vacant
 
ask - assist - horse - review - examine - heaven - horse
Please, will the stable keeper examine the heavenly horses?
 
come - just in time - I - to be just about to - examine - peach grove
You came just in time. I was just about to examine the peach grove
 
still - which ones - quick - take along - me - go - see
What do you still have to show? Hurry and take me along

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