jian1 =
ji + an1

hard / strong / solid / firm / to supervise / to inspect / jail / prison | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc (ji) has been caught by the English and in her prison (监), a cage (监) in front of the Anchor Inn (an1), She awaits her trial. She has not given up, though: as a robot hands her a bowl of rice (皿), She quickly pulls out a kitchen knife (刂) and stabs the robot's (大) arm. The robot doesn't even notice though. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting


jian4 =
ji + an4

supervisor | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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dao1 =
d + ao1

"knife" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 18) / see also 立刀旁[li4 dao1 pang2] / see also 側刀旁|侧刀旁[ce4 dao1 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A kitchen knife. Don Quixote is showing off his special knifes in front of the Taos Pueblo. One is made from a dinosaur bone, and the other is made from a crowbar. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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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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dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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, almost 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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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丿
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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,
over 2 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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min3 =
mi + (e)n3

dish / vessel / shallow container / rad. no. 108 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marilyn Monroe is eating some rice out of a shallow bowl in the Forbidden City. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting


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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
an1

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


jian1

yu4
prison (HSK level 6)

jian1

du1
to control / to supervise / to inspect (HSK level 6)

jian1

shi4
to monitor / to oversee / to keep a close watch over / to spy on (HSK level 6)

shou1

jian1
to imprison / to take into custody

jian1

ce4
to monitor

jian1

cha2
to supervise / to control

jian1

lao2
prison / jail

tan4

jian1
to visit a prisoner (usu. a relative or friend)

jian1

zhi4
to supervise the manufacture of / to supervise the shooting of films / executive producer (film)

jian1

jin4
to imprison / to jail / to take into custody

zheng4

jian1

hui4
China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) / abbr. for 中國證券監督管理委員會|中国证券监督管理委员会[Zhong guo2 Zheng4 quan4 Jian1 du1 Guan3 li3 Wei3 yuan2 hui4]

jian1

shi4

qi4
security camera / surveillance monitor

tai4

jian4
court eunuch / palace eunuch

jian1

ting1
to monitor / to listen in / to eavesdrop

jian1

hu4

quan2
custody (of a child)

jian1

hu4
to act as a guardian

jian1

hu4

ren2
guardian

jian1

cha2

bu4
Ministry of Supervision (MOS)

zong3

jian1
head / director (of an organizational unit) / (police) commissioner / inspector-general / rank of local governor in Tang dynasty administration

jian1

guan3
to oversee / to take charge of / to supervise / to administer / supervisory / supervision

jian1

shou3

zi4

dao4
to embezzle

jian1

gong1
a workplace overseer / a foreman

jian1

shou3
to have custody of

jian1

kong4
to monitor

jian1

kao3
to proctor (an exam) / to invigilate

jian1

cha2

ren2
supervisor / monitor / watchdog

jian1

cha2

ju2
inspection office / supervisory office

jian1

cha2

yuan4
Control Yuan, a watchdog under the constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan

jian1

ya1
a jail / to imprison

jian1

cha2
to supervise / to auditor / to monitor

jian1

cha2

yuan2
supervisor / monitor

jian1

mu4
shepherd / Tang dynasty official with responsibility for animal husbandry / pastor (cleric in charge of a Christian parish)

jian1

li3

suo3
inspection and control bureau

jian1

du1

ren2
superintendent

jian1

du1

zhe3
supervisor

jian1

piao4
to scrutinize balloting

jian1

guan3

ti3

zhi4
regulatory system / supervisory body

jian1

zhi1

zao4
supervisor of textiles (official post in Ming dynasty)

jian1

shi4

kong3
peephole

zhong1

gong4

zhong1

yang1

ji4

wei3

jian1

cha2

bu4
party discipline committee

Example sentences for

 
your majesty - imerial - horse - prison - lack - manage - horse - official
Your Majesty, the stable is missing a keeper
殿  
in charge of - imperial - horse - prison - down - palace hall - go
To be in charge of the Imperial Stables. Leave the palace hall
 
this - imperial - horse - prison - has - horse - thousand - pair - all - to be taken care of by - you - manage
The Imperial Stable has a thousand horses, all under your supervision
 
imperial - horse - prison
Imperial Stable
 
that - assist - horse - review - overthrow - (le) - heaven - lord - destroy - imperial - horse - prison
That stable keeper overthrew General Ma and destroyed the stables

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Comments (1)

  1. Matthias wrote about 1 year ago: Not to be confused with 临!

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