zheng1 =
zh + (e)ng1

journey / trip / expedition / to go on long campaign / to attack | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) recruited (征) the stick figure (正) to join him on an expedition (征). Legend has it that an ancient civilization left their black sneakers (彳) in front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1). After they dug up most of the ground they finally find the sneakers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting


zheng1 =
zh + (e)ng1

to invite / to recruit / to levy (taxes) / to draft (troops) / phenomenon / symptom / characteristic sign (used as proof) / evidence | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
chi4 =
ch + Ø4

step with the left foot (Kangxi radical 60) / see also 彳亍[chi4 chu4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Left foot: Black sneakers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



=
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
+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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
+
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


=

+
zheng1 =
zh + (e)ng1

first month of the lunar year | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zheng4 =
zh + (e)ng4

just (right) / main / upright / straight / correct / positive / greater than zero / principle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington really has to use Stonehenge's bathroom, but there's a stick-figure blocking the entrance with a barrier. The stick-figure measures with a flute whether George is large enough to go or not. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a stick-figure with straight lines. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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


=

+
zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

to stop / to prohibit / until / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is marking his area in the space station. He's using a pennant, a dinosaur bone and a flute to construct a barrier. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+
xx5

Character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a pennant. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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


=

+
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


=

+
shang4 =
sh + ang4

old variant of 上[shang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
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


=

+
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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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago
(e)ng1

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


xiang4

zheng1
emblem / symbol / token / badge / to symbolize / to signify / to stand for (HSK level 5)

te4

zheng1
characteristic / diagnostic property / distinctive feature / trait (HSK level 5)

zheng1

qiu2
to solicit / to seek / to request (opinions, feedback etc) / to petition (HSK level 5)

zheng1

fu2
to conquer / to subdue / to vanquish (HSK level 6)

zheng1

shou1
to levy (a fine) / to impose (a tariff) (HSK level 6)

bing4

zheng1
symptom (of a disease)

yuan3

zheng1

jun1
expeditionary force / army on a distant expedition

zheng1

hun1
to look for a partner

ying4

zheng1
to apply (for a job) / to reply to a job advertisement

biao3

zheng1
symbol / indicator / representation

zheng1

zhao4
to enlist / to draft / to conscript / to appoint to an official position

yuan3

zheng1
an expedition, esp. military / march to remote regions

zheng1

bing1
to levy troops / recruitment

chang2

zheng1
expedition / long journey

chang2

zheng1
Long March (retreat of the Red Army 1934-1935)

xiang4

zheng1

xing4
symbolic / emblem / token

zheng1

yong4
to expropriate / to commandeer

chu1

zheng1
to go into battle / to campaign (military)

ti3

zheng1
(medical) sign / physical sign

zheng1

de2
to seek approval

zheng1

zhan4
campaign / expedition

zheng1

zhao4
omen / sign (that sth is about to happen) / warning sign

zheng1

tu2
long journey / trek / course of an expedition

zheng1

cheng2
journey / expedition / voyage

zheng1

xun2
to consult / to query / to solicit opinion

zheng1

xiang4
sign / symptom

zheng1

hou4
sign / indication / symptom

zheng1

ji2
to collect / to recruit

zheng1

mu4
to conscript

zong1

he2

zheng1
syndrome

zheng1

shui4
to levy taxes

qin1

zheng1
to take to the field oneself (of emperor) / to take part in person in an expedition

zheng1

di4
to requisition land

zheng1

lian3

wu2

du4
to extort taxes excessively

zheng1

lian3
to extort taxes

gu1

zheng1
to act on one's own / to fight alone

zheng1

shu4
garrison

zheng1

zhong1
scared / badly frightened

han2

gong1

ju3

zheng1
permeated with beautiful music (idiom)

shi2

zi4

jun1

yuan3

zheng1
the Crusades

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