shi2 =
sh + Ø2

real / true / honest / really / solid / fruit / seed / definitely | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes welcomes professor Skull just inside the entrance of the space station. Professor Skull has not a complete head but only a skull, and a solid understanding of solid state physics. She really is an honest person and still wears her graduation cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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tou2 =
t + ou2

head / hair style / the top / end / beginning or end / a stub / remnant / chief / boss / side / aspect / first / leading / classifier for pigs or livestock / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tecumseh is inspecting is depiction just inside the entrance of the Louvre. He's depicted as having a skull head with two petal leaves in the eyeholes, and having a robot body. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


tou5 =
t + ou5

suff. for nouns | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

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

Two petal leaves form a blossom, so let's represent ⺀ by a beautiful blossom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | 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


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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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丿
+
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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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


qi2

shi2
actually / in fact / really (HSK level 3)

cheng2

shi2
honest / honesty / honorable / truthful (HSK level 4)

que4

shi2
indeed / really / reliable / real / true (HSK level 4)

shi2

ji4
actual / reality / practice (HSK level 4)

shi2

zai4
really / actually / indeed / true / real / honest / dependable / (philosophy) reality (HSK level 4)

shi2

yong4
practical / functional / pragmatic / applied (science) (HSK level 5)

guo3

shi2
fruit / gains (HSK level 5)

shi4

shi2
fact / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

shi2

xi2
to practice / field work / to intern / internship (HSK level 5)

zhen1

shi2
true / real (HSK level 5)

xian4

shi2
reality / actuality / real / actual / realistic (HSK level 5)

jie1

shi5
rugged / sturdy (HSK level 5)

jie1

shi2
to bear fruit (HSK level 5)

shi2

xing2
to implement / to carry out / to put into practice (HSK level 5)

shi2

hua4
truth (HSK level 5)

lao3

shi5
honest / sincere / open and guileless / naive (HSK level 5)

shi2

jian4
to practice / to put into practice / to fulfill (HSK level 5)

shi2

xian4
to achieve / to implement / to realize / to bring about (HSK level 5)

shi2

yan4
experiment / test / CL:個|个[ge4],次[ci4] / experimental / to experiment (HSK level 5)

shi2

zhi4
substance / essence (HSK level 6)

ming2

fu4

qi2

shi2
not just in name only, but also in reality (idiom) (HSK level 6)

shi2

li4
strength (HSK level 6)

jian1

shi2
firm and substantial / solid (HSK level 6)

qie4

shi2
feasible / earnestly / conscientiously / realistic / practical (HSK level 6)

shi2

shi1
to implement / to carry out (HSK level 6)

ta1

shi5
firmly based / steady / steadfast / to have peace of mind / free from anxiety / Taiwan pr. [ta4 shi2] (HSK level 6)

zhong1

shi2
faithful (HSK level 6)

pu3

shi2
plain / simple / guileless / down-to-earth / sincere and honest (HSK level 6)

zha2

shi5
see 扎實|扎实[zha1 shi5] (HSK level 6)

zha1

shi5
strong / solid / sturdy / firm / practical (HSK level 6)

shi2

hui4
tangible benefit / material advantages / advantageous (deal) / substantial (discount) (HSK level 6)

luo4

shi2
practical / workable / to implement / to carry out / to decide (HSK level 6)

shi2

shi4

qiu2

shi4
to seek truth from facts (idiom) / to be practical and realistic (HSK level 6)

chong1

shi2
rich / full / substantial / to enrich / to augment / to substantiate (an argument) (HSK level 6)

wu4

shi2
pragmatic / dealing with concrete issues (HSK level 6)

zheng4

shi2
to confirm (sth to be true) / to verify (HSK level 6)

shi2

ti3
entity / substance / thing that has a material existence (as opposed to a conceptual, virtual or online existence) / the real thing (as opposed to an image or model of it)

huo4

zhen1

jia4

shi2
genuine goods at fair prices

shi2

di4
on-site

xie3

shi2
realism / realistic portrayal / realistic / true to life

Example sentences for

 
I - here - indeed - not - have - heavier - weapon - anymore
Indeed I do not have any heavier weapon
 
devil - monkey - indeed - difficult to deal with
The devil monkey is indeed difficult to deal with
 
skill - indeed - not - small
His skill set is indeed not small

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