jian1 =
ji + an1

strong / solid / firm / unyielding / resolute | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc (ji) built a strong (坚) and sturdy (坚) burrow out of dirt (土) in front of the Anchor Inn (an1). She even equipped it with a strong (坚) radio (収) to keep contact with her troops. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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shou1 =
sh + ou1

variant of 收[shou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a radio receiver.

In front of the Louvre, Sherlock Holmes wants to improve the range of his radio receiver, so he adds very long roast forks as antennas. To make them safe he shoves boxing gloves over their pointy ends. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jiu1 =
ji + ou1

archaic variant of 糾|纠[jiu1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one also looks like a fork, but don't mix it up with 山, which is a normal eating fork. This one is more of a roast fork. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - 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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xx5

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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xx5

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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, 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,
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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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
an1

In front of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


jian1

chi2
to persevere with / to persist in / to insist on (HSK level 4)

jian1

jue2
firm / resolute / determined (HSK level 5)

jian1

qiang2
staunch / strong (HSK level 5)

jian1

ying4
hard / solid (HSK level 6)

jian1

shi2
firm and substantial / solid (HSK level 6)

jian1

ren4
tough and durable / tenacious (HSK level 6)

jian1

ding4
firm / steady / staunch / resolute (HSK level 6)

jian1

gu4
firm / firmly / hard / stable (HSK level 6)

jian1

ren4

bu4

ba2
firm and indomitable (idiom); tenacious and unyielding

jian1

chi2

bu4

xie4
to persevere unremittingly (idiom); to keep going until the end

jian1

xin4
to believe firmly / without any doubt

jian1

bu4

ke3

cui1
invulnerable, indestructible, impregnable

jian1

ting3
firm and upright / strong (of currency)

mei3

li4

jian1
America

jian1

zhen1
faithful / chaste / loyal to the end

jian1

ding4

bu4

yi2
unswerving / unflinching

jian1

yi4
firm and persistent / unswerving determination

jian1

cheng1
to claim / to insist

jian1

ren3

bu4

ba2
fortitude

jian1

qiang2

bu4

qu1
staunch and unyielding (idiom); steadfast

zhong1

jian1
core / nucleus / backbone

jian1

guo3
nut

jian1

shou3
to hold fast to / to stick to

jian1

ren3
persevering

wu2

jian1

bu4

cui1
no stronghold one cannot overcome (idiom); to conquer every obstacle / nothing one can't do / to carry everything before one

jian1

zhen4
confirmation (Christian ceremony)

jian1

ding4

xing4
firmness / steadfastness

jian1

zhen1

bu4

yu2
unyielding integrity (idiom); unwavering

fu2

jian1
Fu Jian (338-385), emperor of Former Qin 前秦[Qian2 Qin2], reigning from 357-385

cheng2

jian1

ce4

fei2
to live in luxury / lit. to ride a solid carriage pulled by fat horses

jian1

xin4

li3
confirmation (Christian ceremony)

jian1

gu4

xing4
firmness

jian1

zhi2
to persist / to continue upholding / to persevere / to stick to sth / stubborn

jian1

bi4
to cache / to hide supplies (from the enemy)

jian1

bi4

qing1

ye3
to fortify defenses and raze the fields (idiom); to leave nothing for the invader / scorched earth policy

jian1

ru2

pan2

shi2
solid as a boulder (idiom); absolutely secure / rock-firm and unyielding

jian1

ni2

xi4

shu4
see 基尼係數|基尼系数[Ji1 ni2 xi4 shu4]

jian1

ge1
tenge (Kazakhstan currency) (loanword)

jian1

chi2

xia4

qu4
to press on

jian1

chi2

bu4

yu2
to stick to sth without change (idiom); to persevere

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