shi3 =
sh + Ø3

to begin / to start / then / only then | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the space station Sherlock Holmes and Bessie Coleman are shaking hands over a counter. After their long negotiations this could be the start of a wonderful business relationship. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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tai2 =
t + ai2

Taiwan (abbr.) / surname Tai | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tai2 =
t + ai2

(classical) you (in letters) / variant of 臺|台[tai2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tai2 =
t + ai2

desk / table / counter | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tecumseh assumed is new post behind a counter just inside the palace's entrance. His task is to give a mandarin as a present to every visitor. Because he's allergic to mandarins he wears a fake nose so he doesn't have to smell them. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


tai2 =
t + ai2

Taiwan (abbr.) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tai2 =
t + ai2

platform / stage / terrace / stand / support / station / broadcasting station / classifier for vehicles or machines | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tai2 =
t + ai2

typhoon | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago


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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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nu:3 =
+ Ø3

female / woman / daughter | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I'll represent 女 by Bessie Coleman, the first female pilot of African American descent. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


ru3 =
ru + Ø3

archaic variant of 汝[ru3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


kai1

shi3
to begin / beginning / to start / initial / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 2)

shi3

zhong1
from beginning to end / all along (HSK level 5)

yuan2

shi3
first / original / primitive / original (document etc) (HSK level 6)

shi3

liao4

wei4

ji2
not expected at the outset (idiom) / unforeseen / to be surprised by the turn of events

zi4

shi3

zhi4

zhong1
from start to finish (idiom)

yi1

shi3
beginning / henceforth

chu1

shi3
initial / starting (point)

qin2

shi3

huang2
Qin Shihuang (259-210 BC), the first emperor

shi3

zuo4

yong3

zhe3
lit. the first person to bury funerary dolls (idiom) / fig. the originator of an evil practice

chu1

shi3

hua4
(computing) to initialize / initialization

shi3

jian4
to start building / first built

you3

shi3

you3

zhong1
where there's a start, there's a finish (idiom); to finish once one starts sth / to carry things through / I started, so I'll finish.

shi3

zhong1

bu4

yu2
unswerving / unflinching

you3

shi3

wu2

zhong1
to start but not finish (idiom); to fail to carry things through / lack of sticking power / short attention span

chuang4

shi3
to initiate / to found

qi3

shi3
to originate

shi3

zhong1

ru2

yi1
unswerving from start to finish (idiom)

shan4

shi3

shan4

zhong1
where there's a start, there's a finish (idiom); to finish once one starts sth / to carry things through / I started, so I'll finish.

shi3

mo4
whole story / the ins and outs

chuang4

shi3

ren2
creator / founder / initiator

zhou1

er2

fu4

shi3
lit. the cycle comes back to the start (idiom); to move in circles / the wheel comes full circle

shi3

zu3
primogenitor / founder of a school or trade

yuan2

shi3

she4

hui4
primitive society

shi3

xing1
Shixing County in Shaoguan 韶關|韶关[Shao2 guan1], Guangdong

shi3

xing1

xian4
Shixing County in Shaoguan 韶關|韶关[Shao2 guan1], Guangdong

shi3

dian3
starting point / initial point

shi3

xin1

tong3
Eocene system (geology)

shi3

xin1

ji4
Eocene (geological epoch from 55m-34m years ago)

shi3

xin1

shi4
Eocene (geological epoch from 55m-34m years ago)

bao4

ben3

fan3

shi3
ensure that you pay debts of gratitude (idiom)

jian4

shi3
Jianshi county in Enshi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 恩施土家族苗族自治州[En1 shi1 Tu3 jia1 zu2 Miao2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Hubei

jian4

shi3

xian4
Jianshi county in Enshi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture 恩施土家族苗族自治州[En1 shi1 Tu3 jia1 zu2 Miao2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Hubei

mo2

deng1

yuan2

shi3

ren2
The Flintstones (TV Series)

xun2

shi3
comet from Saturn, traditionally described as yellow / evil omen

geng1

shi3
to make a new start / to regenerate

gu4

shi3

xian4
Gushi county in Xinyang 信陽|信阳, Henan

wei4

shi3
not necessarily / may not turn out to be / maybe not

gu4

shi3
Gushi county in Xinyang 信陽|信阳, Henan

qin2

shi3

huang2

di4
the First Emperor 259-210 BC

qin2

shi3

huang2

di4

ling2
the mausoleum of the First Emperor near Xi'an

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