shi4 =
sh + Ø4

type / form / pattern / style | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I'll use a specific style as mnemonic symbol: 哥特式, gothic.

Sherlock Holmes and the goth are celebrating a Viking festival in the space station's bathroom. They don't have trunks to throw around, so they use a steel beam. They also celebrate by practising archery. In zero gravity it is easy for them to set one world record after the next. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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gong1 =
gu + (e)ng1

work / worker / skill / profession / trade / craft / labor | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A steel beam (工). In front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1), Gitta Giraffe (gu) is doing some hard work: She's stacking a capacitor (二) on a dinosaur bone (丨) on a capacitor (二). She's not very successful, but then she gets the idea to use steel beams (工) as support. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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,
almost 3 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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yi4 =
y + Ø4

to shoot | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is practising her shooting skills with a bow in the bathroom of the space station. The character just looks like a bow with an arrow, which is going to be shot to the left hand side. There's a feather on the bow. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


zheng4

shi4
formal / official (HSK level 4)

kai1

mu4

shi4
opening ceremony (HSK level 5)

yang4

shi4
type / style (HSK level 5)

xing2

shi4
outer appearance / form / shape / formality / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

fang1

shi4
way (of life) / pattern / style / mode / manner / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

gong1

shi4
formula (HSK level 6)

mo2

shi4
mode / method / pattern (HSK level 6)

ge2

shi4
form / specification / format (HSK level 6)

yi2

shi4
ceremony (HSK level 6)

kuan3

shi4
pattern / style / design / CL:種|种[zhong3] (HSK level 6)

kuan3

shi5
elegant / elegance / good taste (HSK level 6)

cheng2

shi4
form / pattern / formula / program

fei1

zheng4

shi4
unofficial / informal

fang1

cheng2

shi4
equation

biao3

da2

shi4
expression (math.) / displayed formula

fa4

shi4
hairstyle / coiffure / hairdo

zhong1

guo2

shi4
Chinese style / à la chinoise

ba3

shi4
person skilled in a trade / skill

fen1

bu4

shi4
distributed

fu4

shi4
double / multiple / compound / combined / double-entry (accounting)

ge4

shi4

ge4

yang4
(of) all kinds and sorts / various

xin1

shi4
new type / latest type / new-style

shou3

ying4

shi4
premiere of a movie

pen1

qi4

shi4
jet-propelled

xing2

shi4

zhu3

yi4
Formalism (art)

tai2

shi4
(of an appliance) tabletop model / (of a computer) desktop model

fen1

zi3

shi4
molecular formula

jie1

mu4

shi4
opening ceremony / unveiling

fan4

shi4
paradigm

bi4

mu4

shi4
closing ceremony

shi4

yang4
style

jiu4

shi4
old style
便
bian4

xie2

shi4
portable

zhi4

shi4
standard (format, e.g. PAL or SECAM for TV signal) / system / service pattern / type of service

jia4

shi5
variant of 架勢|架势[jia4 shi5]

zou3

xing2

shi4
to go through the formalities

duo1

xiang4

shi4
polynomial (math.) / multinomial

ou1

shi4
in the European style / Euclidean

zhong1

shi4
Chinese style

zhong4

shi4
to pass an exam (or the imperial exam) / to qualify

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