sheng1 =
sh + (e)ng1

to be born / to give birth / life / to grow / raw / uncooked / student | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a cradle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Sherlock Holmes comforts a crying baby bull in a cradle in front of Stonehenge and plays him a tune on a flute. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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niu2 =
ni + ou2

surname Niu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

niu2 =
ni + ou2

ox / cow / bull / CL:條|条[tiao2],頭|头[tou2] / (slang) awesome | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bull has been locked to a big cross just inside the Louvre's entrance, and Nefertiti has the key. She promises to free the bull if he pledges allegiance to her leadership. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
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𠂉
xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𠂉

This one looks like a key. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
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,
about 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,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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,
about 3 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 1

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - 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


xian1

sheng5
teacher / husband / doctor (dialect) / CL:位[wei4] (HSK level 1)

xian1

sheng5
Mister (Mr.) (HSK level 1)

xue2

sheng5
student / schoolchild (HSK level 1)

yi1

sheng1
doctor / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2] (HSK level 1)

sheng1

bing4
to fall ill (HSK level 2)

sheng1

ri4
birthday / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 2)

sheng1

qi4
to get angry / to take offense / angry / vitality / liveliness (HSK level 3)

sheng1

ming4
life / living / biological / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

fa1

sheng1
to happen / to occur / to take place / to break out (HSK level 4)

chu1

sheng1
to be born (HSK level 4)

sheng1

huo2
life / activity / to live / livelihood (HSK level 4)

yan2

jiu1

sheng1
graduate student / postgraduate student / research student (HSK level 4)

zuo4

sheng1

yi4
to do business (HSK level 4)

sheng1

chan3
to produce / to manufacture / to give birth to a child (HSK level 5)

mo4

sheng1
strange / unfamiliar (HSK level 5)

wei4

sheng1

jian1
bathroom / toilet / WC / CL:間|间[jian1] (HSK level 5)

hua1

sheng1
peanut / groundnut / CL:粒[li4] (HSK level 5)

ren2

sheng1
life (one's time on earth) (HSK level 5)

chan3

sheng1
to arise / to come into being / to come about / to give rise to / to bring into being / to bring about / to produce / to engender / to generate / to appear / appearance / emergence / generation / production / yield (HSK level 5)

sheng1

dong4
vivid / lively (HSK level 5)

sheng1

xiu4
to rust / to grow rusty / to corrode / oxidization (HSK level 6)

sheng1

tai4
ecology (HSK level 6)

tian1

sheng1
nature / disposition / innate / natural (HSK level 6)

sheng1

ji1
opportunity to live / to reprieve from death / life force / vitality (HSK level 6)

sheng1

shu1
unfamiliar / strange / out of practice / not accustomed (HSK level 6)

zi4

li4

geng1

sheng1
regeneration through one's own effort (idiom) / self-reliance (HSK level 6)

dan4

sheng1
to be born (HSK level 6)

sheng1

li3
physiology (HSK level 6)

sheng1

xiao4
to take effect / to go into effect (HSK level 6)

sheng1

yu4
to bear / to give birth / to grow / to rear / to bring up (children) (HSK level 6)

sheng1

wu4
organism / living creature / life form / biological / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

wei2

sheng1

su4
vitamin (HSK level 6)

sheng1

cun2
to exist / to survive (HSK level 6)

qiu2

sheng1
to seek survival / to possess the will to live

ban4

sheng1
half a lifetime

si1

sheng1

zi3
illegitimate child (male) / bastard / love child

san1

sheng1

you3

xing4
the blessing of three lifetimes (idiom) / (courteous language) it's my good fortune...

sheng1

chan3

zong3

zhi2
gross domestic production (GDP) / total output value

wu2

shi4

sheng1

fei1
to make trouble out of nothing

cun4

cao3

bu4

sheng1
lit. not even a blade of grass grows (idiom) / fig. barren

Example sentences for

 
That - devil - monkey - well - born - achieve - obtain
That devil monkey is well born and has achieved a lot
 
quick - get out of the way - must not - provoke - I, old Sun - angry
Now step aside! Don't make me angry
 
but - keep - at - heaven - day - long - (le) - again - will - come up - matter
But keeping him in heaven will make the days very long. There will be new troubles
 
want - avoid - emerge - matter - only - cut weeds and eliminate the roots
If you want to avoid new trouble to emerge, the only thing to do is to cut the weeds and eliminate the roots
 
person - if - eat - (le) - can - immortal
Whoever eats it is able to live forever
 
what - eat - one - peach - can - become immortal
What? After eating one peach you will live forever?
 
is - can - immortal
Indeed, you will live long and never age

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