ren4 =
r + (e)n4

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

Robinson Crusoe is lost in the Forbidden City's bathroom. He doesn't know anyone, and he doesn't recognize the environment! At first, he turns to an advertising column, but it doesn't tell him anything useful. But fortunately, Neanderthal Man comes in, instantly recognizes Robinson Crusoe, and tells him where he is. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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


=
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


=
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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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

This character looks like a big "i" (like in information), and I'll represent it by an advertising column.

Maud Younger (y) gives a speech (讠) standing on top of an advertising column (讠) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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HSK level: 1

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

Example sentences for

 
you - is - the first time - come - they - not - recognize
You're here for the fist time, they don't recognize you
 
Jade Emperor - old man - have to - concede - Great Sage the Equal of Heaven - (le)
The Jade Emperor had no choice but to recognize the Great Sage the Equal of Heaven
 
recognize - Great Sage the Equal of Heaven - (le)
He recognized the Great Sage the Equal of Heaven

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