zuo4 =
zu + o4

seat / base / stand / CL:個|个[ge4] / classifier for buildings, mountains and similar immovable objects | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zapatista Zebra (zu) attached parachutes (广) to benches made of dirt (坐) and plans to drop them over developing countries while he himself sits in a very comfy and luxurious cinema seat (座) in Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom (o4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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广
zuo4 =
zu + o4

surname Zuo | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zuo4 =
zu + o4

to sit / to take a seat / to take (a bus, airplane etc) / to bear fruit / variant of 座[zuo4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zapatista Zebra sits next to a rubber chicken on a clay bench in Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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cong2 =
cu + (e)ng2

surname Cong | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

cong1 =
cu + (e)ng1

lax / yielding / unhurried | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

cong2 =
cu + (e)ng2

from / via / passing through / through (a gap) / past / ever (followed by negative, meaning never) / (formerly pr. [zong4] and related to 縱|纵) to follow / to comply with / to obey / to join / to engage in / adopting some mode of action or attitude / follower / retainer / accessory / accomplice / related by common paternal grandfather or earlier ancestor | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Two robots are playing a game with Kitty Cat just inside the entrance of Stonehenge. They stand in a line and let Kitty Cat pass through the tunnel formed by their legs by teasing her with a rubber chicken. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Kitty Cat plays a game with two robots just inside the entrance to Stonehenge. The robots are standing in a line, and Kitty Cat is passing through the tunnel formed by their legs. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


This character looks like the legs of a rubber chicken. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


zong4 =
zu + (e)ng4

second cousin | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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
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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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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - 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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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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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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广
广
guang3 =
gu + ang3

surname Guang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

guang3 =
gu + ang3

wide / numerous / to spread | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 广

The English Wiktionary lists "canopy" as a possible meaning, and an example for a canopy is the upper part of a parachute. That's what I'll use to represent this character in other characters. In the Songgwangsa, Gitta Giraffe just invented the art of building a parachute out of berets and bananas, using the berets as canopy and banana peels as strings. Soon, this new sport spreads all over the world as the new thing to do. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


广
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丿
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

广
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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

Stroke order

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HSK level: 4

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

zu

Zapatista Zebra - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
o4

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


zuo4

wei4
seat / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

jiang3

zuo4
a course of lectures / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

zuo4

you4

ming2
motto / maxim (HSK level 6)

ji1

zuo4
underlay / foundation / pedestal

zuo4

yi3
seat

luo4

zuo4
to sit down / to take a seat

xian1

hou4

zuo4
Cassiopeia (constellation)

rang4

zuo4
to give up one's seat for sb

ya3

zuo4
comfortable room in a restaurant

ke4

zuo4

jiao4

shou4
visiting professor / guest professor

bao3

zuo4
throne

cha1

zuo4
socket / outlet

da4

xiong2

zuo4
Ursa Major, the Great Bear (constellation)

zuo4

cang1
cockpit / cabin

zuo4

ji1
fixed phone / private plane

lin2

zuo4
person in next seat / adjacent seat / neighbor

ying4

zuo4
hard seat (on trains or boats)

zuo4

luo4
to be situated / located at (of building) / also written 坐落[zuo4 luo4]

ru4

zuo4
to seat (sb in a restaurant etc) / to take one's seat

zuo4

biao1
see 坐標|坐标[zuo4 biao1]

shang4

zuo4
seat of honor

gao1

peng2

man3

zuo4
surrounded by distinguished friends (idiom); in company

xiao3

xiong2

zuo4
Ursa Minor (constellation)

mai4

zuo4
(of a movie, show etc) to attract large audiences

zuo4

tan2

hui4
conference / symposium / rap session

hou4

zuo4
back seat / pillion

hou4

zuo4
empress's throne / (fig.) first place in a feminine competition

di3

zuo4
base / pedestal / foundation

yin2

zuo4
Ginza (district in Tokyo)

zai4

zuo4
to be present

zuo4

zi5
pedestal / plinth / saddle

shi1

zi5

zuo4
Leo (constellation and sign of the zodiac)

zuo4

tan2
to have an informal discussion / CL:次[ci4],個|个[ge4]

shuang1

zi3

zuo4
Gemini (constellation and sign of the zodiac)

man3

zuo4
fully booked / every seat taken

tian1

xie1

zuo4
Scorpio or Scorpius (constellation and sign of the zodiac)

xing1

zuo4
constellation / CL:張|张[zhang1]

jin1

niu2

zuo4
Taurus (constellation and sign of the zodiac)

tian1

cheng4

zuo4
Libra (constellation and sign of the zodiac)

lie4

hu4

zuo4
Orion (constellation)

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