zhi4 =
zh + Ø4

aspiration / ambition / the will | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhi4 =
zh + Ø4

sign / mark / to record / to write a footnote | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a sticky note.

George Washington writes down his poems on sticky notes in the space station's bathroom. As he reads them to the bachelor, the bachelor is really moved and wants to give George Washington his heart. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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shi4 =
sh + Ø4

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

member of the senior ministerial class (old) / scholar (old) / bachelor / honorific / first class military rank / specialist worker | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes is meeting the bachelor in the bathroom of the space station. Sherlock Holmes is playing a flute, and the bachelor is wearing a huge cross around his neck. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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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

Stroke order

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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
Ø4

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


za2

zhi4
magazine / CL:本[ben3],份[fen4],期[qi1] (HSK level 4)

biao1

zhi4
sign / mark / symbol / to symbolize / to indicate / to mark (HSK level 5)

zhi4

yuan4

zhe3
volunteer (HSK level 5)

yi4

zhi4
will / willpower / determination / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

tong2

zhi4
comrade / homosexual (slang) / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

zhi4

qi4
ambition / resolve / backbone / drive / spirit (HSK level 6)

dou4

zhi4
will to fight / fighting spirit

mu4

zhi4

ming2
epitaph

zhong4

zhi4

cheng2

cheng2
unity of will is an impregnable stronghold (idiom)

wan2

wu4

sang4

zhi4
lit. trifling destroys the will (idiom); infatuation with fine details prevents one making progress / excessive attention to trivia saps the will

zhi4

yuan4
aspiration / ambition / to volunteer

da4

zhi4
high aims

zhi4

yuan4

jun1
volunteer army

li4

zhi4
to encourage / encouragement

hu2

zhi4

ming2
Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969), former Vietnamese leader. See also 胡志明市[Hu2 Zhi4 ming2 shi4]

ling2

zhi4
Lexus / see also 雷克薩斯|雷克萨斯[Lei2 ke4 sa4 si1]

chou2

chu2

man3

zhi4
enormously proud of one's success (idiom); smug / complacent

hu2

zhi4

ming2

shi4
Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a. Saigon, Vietnam

zhi4

gong1
volunteer

zhi4

tong2

dao4

he2
like-minded (idiom) / fellow enthusiast / kindred spirit

zhi4

qu4
inclination / interest

ri4

zhi4
journal / log (computing)

zhi4

xiang4
ambition / goal / ideal / aspiration

xiong1

wu2

da4

zhi4
to have no aspirations (idiom) / unambitious

zhuang4

zhi4
great goal / magnificent aspiration

zhuan1

xin1

zhi4

zhi4
with single-hearted devotion (idiom)

li4

zhi4
to be determined / to be resolved

zhi4

yuan4

bing1
volunteer soldier / CL:名[ming2]

yi2

zhi4
deathbed wish / unfulfilled wish

you3

zhi4

zhe3

shi4

jing4

cheng2
a really determined person will find a solution (idiom); where there's a will, there's a way

dou4

zhi4

ang2

yang2
having high fighting spirit

xin1

zhi4
will / resolution / aspiration

shen2

zhi4
consciousness / state of mind / compos mentis

de2

zhi4
to accomplish one's ambition / a dream come true / to enjoy success

za2

zhi4

she4
magazine publisher

sang4

zhi4
to become demoralized / to lose one's sense of purpose

hao2

qing2

zhuang4

zhi4
lofty ideals / noble aspirations

you3

zhi4
to be ambitious

shi3

zhi4
to take an oath to do sth / to pledge / to vow

luo2

zhi4

xiang2
Luo Zhixiang or Show Luo or Alan Luo (1979-), Taiwanese pop star

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