zeng1 =
z + (e)ng1

to increase / to expand / to add | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1) some fireflies (曾) are busy increasing (增) the height of the hill on which Stonehenge rests by piling up dirt (土) so that it counts as a mountain. Zorro (z) came to interview them but since they are so tiny they need to use an amplifier (增) so that Zorro can hear what they are saying. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 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,
over 2 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,
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,
over 2 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,
over 2 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,
over 2 years ago


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zeng1 =
z + (e)ng1

surname Zeng | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ceng2 =
c + (e)ng2

once / already / ever (in the past) / former / previously / (past tense marker used before verb or clause) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: I think 曾 just looks like a firefly, with the head (with two feelers) at the top and the glowing body at the bottom.

The firefly is selling aloe vera out of a big wooden box just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion. With a big microphone it is advertising the aloe. As it sees a mean crocodile and the King of Chu starting a big fight for the aloe, the firefly is very excited and states that it has never ever seen something like this before. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


zeng1 =
z + (e)ng1

great-grand (father, child etc) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


xx5

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


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

alternative form of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ⺌ looks a bit like an aloe vera plant.

Marie Curie planted some small aloe veras in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yue1 =
yu + e1

to speak / to say | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is selling flutes in front of the Erechtheion. She has a whole box of them, and she's advertising them by using a microphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

z

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)ng1

In front of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


zeng1

jia1
to raise / to increase (HSK level 4)

zeng1

zhang3
to grow / to increase (HSK level 4)

zeng1

tian1
to add / to increase (HSK level 6)

di4

zeng1
to increase by degrees / in increasing order / incremental / progressive (HSK level 6)

yu3

ri4

ju4

zeng1
to increase steadily / to grow with each passing day (HSK level 6)

zeng1

da4
to enlarge / to amplify / to magnify

zeng1

zhi2

shui4
value-added tax (VAT)

ju4

zeng1
dramatic increase

zeng1

sheng1
growth (of organism) / proliferation / supernumerary candidate (in imperial examation system)

zeng1

zhi2
growth / increase

zeng1

liang4
increment

zeng1

bing1
to reinforce / to increase troop numbers / reinforcements / extra troops

zeng1

duo1
to increase / to grow in number

zeng1

she4
to add sth new

zeng1

jin4
to promote / to enhance / to further / to advance (a cause etc)

zeng1

fu2
growth rate / amplification

zeng1

zhang3

lu:4
growth rate (esp. in economics)

zeng1

kan1
additional publication / supplement (to a newspaper)

you3

zeng1

wu2

jian3
to increase without letup / to get worse and worse (idiom)

zeng1

yi4
to increase / gain (electronics)

zeng1

se4
to enrich / to enhance / to beautify

zeng1

gao1
to heighten / to raise / to increase / to rise

zeng1

yuan2
to reinforce

zeng1

ya1
to pressurize / to boost / to supercharge

ji1

zeng1
to increase rapidly / to shoot up

zeng1

qiang2
to increase / to strengthen

bei4

zeng1
to double / to redouble / to increase many times over / to multiply by a factor / multiplication

zeng1

zhi2
to appreciate (financially) / to increase in value / value-added (accountancy)

meng3

zeng1
sharp increase / rapid growth

zeng1

guang1
to add luster / to add glory

ri4

zeng1
increasing by the day

zeng1

jian3
to add or subtract / to increase or decrease / to go up or go down

zeng1

ding4

ben3
revised and enlarged edition

zeng1

zi1
capital increase

zeng1

bu3
to augment / to supplement / to add

zeng1

su4
to speed up / to accelerate / growth rate (economics)

zhu2

jian4

zeng1

jia1
to increase gradually / to build up

zeng1

chou2

ji4
thickener

zeng1

chou2
to thicken

zeng1

bai2

ji4
whitener / whitening agent

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