zhan3 =
zh + an3

to behead (as form of capital punishment) / to chop | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol from 斩草除根: lawn mower.

George Washington (zh) accidentally dropped bar bells (斤) onto the Anchor Inn's owner's cabriolet (车). The owner is mad as hell and wants to behead (斩) George in the Inn (an3) using a lawn mower (斩). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

catty / weight equal to 0.5 kg | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc is weight lifting in front of the Forbidden City. She uses two barbells: One is made of a flute with one banana tree at each end, and one is made of a dinosaur bone with a banana tree at each end. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

Two times 丿 component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: two and more bananas (丿) are part of a larger banana tree (⺁). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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xia4 =
xi + a4

old variant of 下[xia4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a t-bone steak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year 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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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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che1 =
ch + e1

surname Che | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

che1 =
ch + e1

car / vehicle / CL:輛|辆[liang4] / machine / to shape with a lathe | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin is parading in a cabriolet in front of the Erectheion, because he wants to establish his new cult. Like all successful leaders, he takes the carrot-and-stick approach: In one hand he's waving with a seven-branched laser sword, in the other one he's waving with a cross. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

ju1 =
ju + Ø1

war chariot (archaic) / rook (in Chinese chess) / rook (in chess) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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qi1 =
qi + Ø1

seven / 7 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other components: the Seven-Branched Laser Sword. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

The Queen of Hearts is testing her new Seven-Branched Laser Sword in front of the space station. She's slicing flutes and shovels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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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ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 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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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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
an3

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

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago

Words with


zhan3

ding1

jie2

tie3
lit. to chop the nail and slice the iron (idiom) / fig. resolute and decisive / unhesitating / categorical (HSK level 6)

zhan3

shou3
to behead

xian1

zhan3

hou4

zou4
first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom); act first, report later

zhan3

cao3

chu2

gen1
to cut weeds and eliminate the roots (idiom); to destroy root and branch / to eliminate completely

zhan3

duan4
to cut off / to chop sth in half

guo4

wu3

guan1

zhan3

liu4

jiang4
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)

guo4

guan1

zhan3

jiang4
to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success) (idiom) / abbr. for 過五關斬六將|过五关斩六将[guo4 wu3 guan1 zhan3 liu4 jiang4]

bai2

zhan3

ji1
Cantonese poached chicken, known as "white cut chicken"

sha1

hu3

zhan3

jiao1
lit. to kill the tiger and behead the scaly dragon

man3

men2

chao1

zhan3
to execute the whole family unto the third generation

kuai4

dao1

zhan3

luan4

ma2
lit. quick sword cuts through tangled hemp (idiom); decisive action in a complex situation / cutting the Gordian knot

zhan3

sha1
to kill and behead

liang2

guo2

xiang1

zheng1

,

bu4

zhan3

lai2
使
shi3
when two kingdoms are at war, they don't execute envoys (idiom)

zhan3

yan3
to blink (literary)

zhan3

er2

bu4

zou4
to do sth and not report the fact (idiom)

zhan3

xin1
variant of 嶄新|崭新[zhan3 xin1]

Example sentences for

 
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

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