ren4 =
r + (e)n4

to recognize / to know / to admit | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ren3 =
r + (e)n3

to bear / to endure / to tolerate / to restrain oneself | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r) cannot endure (忍) life anymore. In the Forbidden City ((e)n3) he puts his heart (心) on the floor and is ready to end his life with one streak of his bihänder (刃). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting



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ren4 =
r + (e)n4

edge of blade | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a (double-edged) two-handed sword.

Robinson Crusoe (r) got a new double-edged sword (刃) and is practising with it in the Forbidden City's bathroom ((e)n4). He starts with cutting his old cleaver (刀), but soon takes the challenge to cut a flying petal leaf (丶) in half. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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dao1 =
d + ao1

surname Dao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dao1 =
d + ao1

knife / blade / single-edged sword / cutlass / CL:把[ba3] / classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper) / (slang) dollar (loanword) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote serves his good deed of the day in front of the Taos Pueblo. In order to feed the people, he uses a plough to dig up some bananas, and cuts them into slices with a broad cleaver type knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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

In other characters: More like a cleaver, while 刂 is a kitchen knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - 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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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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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, 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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xin1 =
xi + (e)n1

heart / mind / intention / center / core / CL:顆|颗[ke1],個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie (xi) uses a shovel (乚) to dig a hole in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1). She wants to bury her heart (心). To the side are three petal leaves (丶)e, with which she wants to cover it afterwards. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, 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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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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yan2 =
y + an2

"speech" or "words" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 149) / see also 言字旁[yan2 zi4 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yan2 =
y + an2

words / speech / to say / to talk | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger rushes into Anchor Inn and just inside the entrance she uses a megaphone to loudly announce that the world revolution will soon start. She also tells the people that she has berets for everyone so that everyone will be able to be in style for the revolution. However she doesn't tell that she prepared the berets in another way: to each beret, she attached a mandarin via two capacitors which forms a formidable antenna, so that after the revolution, she'll be able to transmit her speeches directly to the wearers' brains. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago

The horizontal lines look like sound waves that emerge from an opening: I'll resemble 言 by a megaphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago


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tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - 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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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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

r

"r" is for Robinson Crusoe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)n4

In the Forbidden City's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


ren4

shi5
to know / to recognize / to be familiar with / to get acquainted with sb / knowledge / understanding / awareness / cognition (HSK level 1)

ren4

zhen1
conscientious / earnest / serious / to take seriously / to take to heart (HSK level 3)

ren4

wei2
to believe / to think / to consider / to feel (HSK level 3)

fou3

ren4
to declare to be untrue / to deny (HSK level 5)

cheng2

ren4
to admit / to concede / to recognize / recognition (diplomatic, artistic etc) / to acknowledge (HSK level 5)

que4

ren4
to confirm / to verify / confirmation (HSK level 5)

gong1

ren4
publicly known (to be) / accepted (as) (HSK level 6)

ren4

ding4
to maintain (that sth is true) / to determine (a fact) / determination (of an amount) / of the firm opinion / to believe firmly / to set one's mind on / to identify with (HSK level 6)

ren4

ke3
to approve / approval / acknowledgment / OK (HSK level 6)

bian4

ren4
to recognize / to identify (HSK level 6)

ren4

zheng4
to authenticate / to approve

ren4

chu1
recognition / to recognize

ren4

qing1
to see clearly / to recognize

liu4

qin1

bu4

ren4
not recognizing one's family (idiom); self-centered and not making any allowances for the needs of one's relatives

ren4

ling3
to claim (as one's property) / to adopt (a child) / to accept (an illegitimate child as one's own)

gong4

ren4
to confess / confession

ren4

sheng1
shy with strangers

ren4

zui4
to admit guilt / to plead guilty

mo4

ren4
to agree tacitly / tacit approval / default (setting)

ren4

ming4
to accept misfortunes as decreed by fate / to be resigned to sth

ren4

de5
to recognize / to remember sth (or sb) on seeing it / to know

ren4

zi4
literate / knowing how to read

zhao1

ren4
to confess

ren4

zhang4
to own up to a fault / to admit the truth / to acknowledge a debt

ren4

tong2
to approve of / to endorse / to acknowledge / to recognize / to identify oneself with

ren4

shi5

lun4
epistemology (in philosophy, the theory of how we know things)

ren4

shu1
to concede / to admit defeat

ren4

cuo4
to admit an error / to acknowledge one's mistake

ren4

zhi1
cognition / to acknowledge

shi3

kou3

fou3

ren4
to deny flatly

zhui1

ren4
to recognize sth after the event / posthumous recognition / to ratify / to endorse retroactively

ren4

shi5

bu4

neng2
agnosia

ren4

zei2

zuo4

fu4
lit. to acknowledge the bandit as one's father (idiom); fig. a complete betrayal / to sell oneself to the enemy

ren4

pei2
to agree to pay compensation / to accept liability

ren4

gou4
to undertake to purchase sth / to subscribe (to share issue)

di1

tou2

ren4

zui4
to bow one's head in acknowledgment of guilt / to admit one's guilt

ren4

yang3
to sponsor / to adopt (pledge to give sb or sth one's special attention or support) / to adopt (choose to raise a child or animal as one's own)

chao1

e2

ren4
(a share issue is) oversubscribed

chao1

e2

ren4

gou4
(a share issue is) oversubscribed

bian4

ren4
to distinguish / to examine and recognize

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