cheng2 =
ch + (e)ng2

city walls / city / town / CL:座[zuo4],道[dao4],個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Again Charlie Chaplin is unable to exit Stonehenge. There is a wall of dirt blocking the entrance, and a progress bar showing that it will be removed soon, but the bar seems to be stuck. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, about 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, about 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,
almost 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, 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,
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,
almost 3 years ago


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cheng2 =
ch + (e)ng2

surname Cheng | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

cheng2 =
ch + (e)ng2

to succeed / to finish / to complete / to accomplish / to become / to turn into / to be all right / OK! / one tenth | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a progress bar stuck at 99%. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Charlie Chaplin is queuing at Stonehenge's entrance, which is blocked by a neuron until the progress bar above shows 100%. Unfortunately it has been stuck at 99% for two hours now. If it doesn't finish soon, Charlie will get completely mad and destroy the neuron himself with his spear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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mo4 =
m + o4

see 万俟[Mo4 qi2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wan4 =
w + an4

surname Wan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wan4 =
w + an4

ten thousand / a great number | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As mnemonic symbol I choose a neuron, since each neuron is said to connect to 10000 others. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Willy Walrus needs to dig up the floor in Anchor Inn's bathroom, but he is tired of doing so manually with a plough. To make his life easier, he sets up a wind wheel for electricity, connects a neuron to the wind wheel and the plough to transmit the electricity and uses his new DIY electric plough to dig much faster. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - 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,
almost 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, 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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ge1 =
g + e1

surname Ge | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ge1 =
g + e1

spear | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes (g) practises his archery skills in front of the Erechtheion (e1). He uses a bow (弋) to shoot a spear (戈) right into a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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,
almost 3 years ago


=
丿
+
yi4 =
y + Ø4

to shoot | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is practising her shooting skills with a bow in the bathroom of the space station. The character just looks like a bow with an arrow, which is going to be shot to the left hand side. There's a feather on the bow. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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HSK level: 3

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

ch

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)ng2

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

In Stonehenge's kitchen - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting

Words with


cheng2

shi4
city / town / CL:座[zuo4] (HSK level 3)

chang2

cheng2
the Great Wall (HSK level 4)

cheng2

bao3
castle / rook (chess piece) (HSK level 6)

zhong4

zhi4

cheng2

cheng2
unity of will is an impregnable stronghold (idiom)

shi2

cheng2
Shicheng county in Ganzhou 贛州|赣州, Jiangxi

lao3

cheng2

qu1
Laocheng district of Luoyang City 洛陽市|洛阳市[Luo4 yang2 shi4], Henan

lao3

cheng2

qu1
old city district / historical center

cheng2

qiang2
city wall

mo4
西
xi1

ge1

cheng2
Mexico City, capital of Mexico

xia4

cheng2

qu1
Xiacheng district of Hangzhou city 杭州市[Hang2 zhou1 shi4], Zhejiang

nan2

cheng2
Nancheng county in Fuzhou 撫州|抚州, Jiangxi

wan4

li3

chang2

cheng2
the Great Wall

da4

cheng2
Dacheng county in Langfang 廊坊[Lang2 fang2], Hebei / Tacheng township in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhang1 hua4 xian4], Taiwan

da4

cheng2

shi4
major city / big city / metropolis / large city

huan2

cheng2
encircling the city (of walls, ring road etc) / around the city

shuang1

cheng2

ji4
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 查爾斯・狄更斯|查尔斯・狄更斯[Cha2 er3 si1 · Di2 geng1 si1]

ba1

na2

ma3

cheng2
Panama City

man3

cheng2
Mancheng county in Baoding 保定[Bao3 ding4], Hebei

dong1

cheng2
Dongcheng district of central Beijing

zi3

jin4

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

dong1

cheng2

qu1
Dongcheng district of central Beijing

nei4

cheng2
inner castle / donjon

cheng2

bei3

qu1
north city district / Chengbei district of Xining city 西寧市|西宁市[Xi1 ning2 shi4], Qinghai

fei4

cheng2
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / abbr. of 費拉德爾菲亞|费拉德尔菲亚[Fei4 la1 de2 er3 fei1 ya4]

jia4

zhi2

lian2

cheng2
invaluable / priceless

cheng2

men2
city gate

gong1

cheng2
Miyagi prefecture in north of Japan's main island Honshū 本州[Ben3 zhou1]

xin1

cheng2
Xincheng or Hsincheng township in Hualien county 花蓮縣|花莲县[Hua1 lian2 xian4], east Taiwan

luo2

cheng2
a second wall built around a city wall

xiao3

cheng2
small town

du1

cheng2
capital city

sheng3

cheng2
provincial capital

jing1

cheng2
capital of a country

shang1

cheng2
shopping center / department store

shang1

cheng2
see 商城縣|商城县[Shang1 cheng2 xian4]

cheng2

qu1
city district / urban area

han4

cheng2
Hanseong, old name of Seoul as traditional capital of Korea and capital of South Korea / adopted new Chinese spelling 首爾|首尔[Shou3 er3] in 2005

huang2

cheng2
Imperial City, inner part of Beijing, with the Forbidden City at its center

cheng2

xiang1
city and countryside

lao3

cheng2
old town

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