zheng1 =
zh + (e)ng1

first month of the lunar year | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zheng4 =
zh + (e)ng4

just (right) / main / upright / straight / correct / positive / greater than zero / principle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a stick-figure with straight lines. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


George Washington really has to use Stonehenge's bathroom, but there's a stick-figure blocking the entrance with a barrier. The stick-figure measures with a flute whether George is large enough to go or not. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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,
about 3 years ago


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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

to stop / to prohibit / until / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is marking his area in the space station. He's using a pennant, a dinosaur bone and a flute to construct a barrier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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


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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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shang4 =
sh + ang4

old variant of 上[shang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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


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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: 2

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

zh

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

Image by Matthias,
about 2 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
(e)ng4

In Stonehenge's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


zheng4

zai4
in the process of (doing something or happening) / while (doing) (HSK level 2)

zhen1

zheng4
genuine / real / true / genuinely (HSK level 4)

zheng4

chang2
regular / normal / ordinary (HSK level 4)

zheng4

que4
correct / proper (HSK level 4)

zheng4

hao3
just (in time) / just right / just enough / to happen to / to chance to / by chance / it just so happens that (HSK level 4)

zheng4

shi4
formal / official (HSK level 4)

fan3

zheng4
anyway / in any case / to come over from the enemy's side (HSK level 5)

gai3

zheng4
to correct / to amend / to put right / correction / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

zheng4

yi4
justice / righteousness / just / righteous (HSK level 6)

zheng1

yue4
first month of the lunar year (HSK level 6)

zheng4

qi4
healthy environment / healthy atmosphere / righteousness / vital energy (in Chinese medicine) (HSK level 6)

geng1

zheng4
to correct / to make a correction (HSK level 6)

gong1

zheng4
just / fair / equitable (HSK level 6)

zheng4

dang4
honest / reasonable / fair / sensible (HSK level 6)

zheng4

dang1
timely / just (when needed) (HSK level 6)

duan1

zheng4
upright / regular / proper / correct (HSK level 6)

zheng4

jing1
decent / honorable / proper / serious / according to standards (HSK level 6)

zheng4

fu4
positive and negative (HSK level 6)

jiu1

zheng4
to correct / to make right (HSK level 6)

zheng4

gui1
regular / according to standards (HSK level 6)

fei1

zheng4

shi4
unofficial / informal

zheng4

dang4

fang2

wei4
reasonable self-defense / legitimate defense

zheng4

bu4
goose-step (for military parades)

zheng4

gui1

jun1
regular army / standing army

guang1

ming2

zheng4

da4
just and honorable / open and aboveboard / without tricks (idiom)

zheng4

qiao3
just by chance / to happen to (just at the right time) / opportune

jiao3

zheng4
to correct / to rectify (e.g. a physical defect such as hearing or vision) / to cure / rectification / correction / to straighten
寿
shou4

zhong1

zheng4

qin3
to die of old age / to die in one's bed at a ripe old age

zheng4

shi4
to face squarely / to meet head on / to face up to

yan2

gui1

zheng4

zhuan4
to return to the topic (idiom) / to get back to the main point

zheng4

chang2

zhi2
regular value / the norm

feng1

hua2

zheng4

mao4
in one's prime

zheng4

pin3
certified goods / quality product / normal product / A-class goods

zheng4

zong1
orthodox school / fig. traditional / old school / authentic / genuine

zheng4

men2
main entrance / main gate / portal

chun2

zheng4
pure / unadulterated / (of motives etc) honest

zheng4

wen2
main text (as opposed to footnotes) / main body (of a book)

piao2

zheng4

xi1
Park Chung-Hee (1917-1979), South Korean military man and dictator, president 1963-1979, influential in developing Korean industry, murdered by his bodyguard

jiao3

wang3

guo4

zheng4
to over-correct a defect (idiom); to over-compensate / to push sth too far the other way / fig. inverse discrimination

wai1

da3

zheng4

zhao2
to succeed by a lucky stroke

Example sentences for

 
he - doing right now - break in a horse
He's busy breaking in a horse right now
 
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
 
I, old Sun - by chance - it just so happens that - hang out
I'll just go in and hang out
 
as matters stand - quick - grasp - that - devil - monkey - grab - come - execute
As matters stand, quickly bring the devil monkey here and restore justice

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