jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

to endure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

jin4 =
ji + (e)n4

to prohibit / to forbid | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

There's a small forest of two Christmas trees (林) in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n4). Although there's a sign clearly stating that it is forbidden (示) to touch the trees, Jeanne of Arc (ji) set up her guideon (示) so that it is supported by the two trees and she can practice pull ups. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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lin2 =
li + (e)n2

surname Lin | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

lin2 =
li + (e)n2

woods / forest / CL:片[pian4] / circle(s) (i.e. specific group of people) / a collection (of similar things) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao (li) wants to plant a small forest (林) just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City ((e)n2). She already put up two Christmas trees (木)(林). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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shi4 =
sh + Ø4

to show / to reveal | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A standard or guidon, as used in the military. Sherlock Holmes tries out his new guidon in the space station's bathroom. The standard features a capacitor and a daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
(e)n1

In front of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
(e)n4

In the Forbidden City's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


jin4

zhi3
to prohibit / to forbid / to ban (HSK level 4)

bu4

jin1
can't help (doing sth) / can't refrain from (HSK level 6)

yan2

jin4
to strictly prohibit (HSK level 6)

jin4

jun1
imperial guard

jin4

ji4
taboo / contraindication (medicine) / to abstain from

jie3

jin4
to lift a prohibition

jin4

yu4
to suppress desire / self-restraint / asceticism

jin4

qu1
restricted area / forbidden region

cha2

jin4
to prohibit / to ban / to suppress

jin4

shu1
banned book

ruan3

jin4
house arrest

ju1

jin4
constraint / to detain / to take into custody

jin4

gu4
to confine / to imprison / prohibition / shackles / fetters

jin1

bu5

zhu4
can't help it / can't bear it

shi1

jin4
(urinary or fecal) incontinence

zi3

jin4

cheng2
the Forbidden City / the Imperial Palace in Beijing / same as 故宮|故宫[Gu4 gong1]

ren3

jun4

bu4

jin1
cannot help laughing / unable to restrain a smile

jin4

jiu3
prohibition / ban on alcohol / dry law

wei2

jin4
to violate a prohibition or ban / prohibited / illicit

jin4

yu4

zhu3

yi4
asceticism

jin4

luan2
exclusive property / forbidden domain

jian1

jin4
to imprison / to jail / to take into custody

you1

jin4
to imprison / to place under house arrest

jin4

yao4
drugs ban (e.g. for athletes)

jin4

shi2
fast (not eat)

jin4

yan1
to ban smoking / to quit smoking / to prohibit cooking / prohibition on opium (esp. in China from 1729)

qiu2

jin4
to imprison / captivity

bai3

wu2

jin4

ji4
all taboos are off (idiom); anything goes / nothing is taboo

jin4

pin3
contraband goods

jin4

du2
drug prohibition

jin4

yong4
to prohibit the use of sth / prohibition on use

jin4

yun4
embargo / export ban (e.g. on weapons)

qing2

bu4

zi4

jin1
unable to restrain emotions / cannot help

xiao1

jin4
night curfew

jin4

ling4
prohibition / ban

jin1

bu5

qi3
to be unable to stand

ruo4

bu4

jin1

feng1
too weak to stand up to the wind (idiom); extremely delicate / fragile state of health

ling4

xing2

jin4

zhi3
lit. if he orders you go, he forbids you stop (idiom); fig. to demand exact compliance with instructions / to ensure strictly obedience

jin1

shou4

shi2

jian1

de5

kao3

yan4
to stand the test of time (idiom)

jin1

shou4
to stand / to endure

Example sentences for

 
still - take - he - soft - restrict - good
You had better place him under house arrest

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