shen1 =
sh + (e)n1

body / life / oneself / personally / one's morality and conduct / the main part of a structure or body / pregnant / classifier for sets of clothes: suit, twinset / Kangxi radical 158 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes tries on his new bodysuit in front of the Forbidden City. To see himself better in his hand mirror, he uses a banana as a selfie stick. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: a bodysuit. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



=

+
丿
zi4 =
z + Ø4

from / self / oneself / since | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A hand mirror, which someone uses to look at her- or himself. The Eye of Providence is looking at itself in a handheld mirror in the space station's bathroom. It think it's indeed looking very good, since Zorro attached a petal leaf to its eyes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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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+
mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - 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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+
wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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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+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, 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


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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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)n1

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


shen1

ti3
(human) body / health / CL:具[ju4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 2)

shen1

cai2
stature / build (height and weight) / figure (HSK level 5)

shen1

fen4
identity / status / capacity / dignity / position / rank (HSK level 5)

jian4

shen1

fang2
gym / gymnasium (HSK level 5)

ben3

shen1
itself / in itself / per se (HSK level 6)

hun2

shen1
all over / from head to foot (HSK level 6)

zhong1

shen1
lifelong / all one's life / marriage (HSK level 6)

sui2

shen1
to (carry) on one's person / to (take) with one (HSK level 6)

he2

shen1
well-fitting (of clothes) (HSK level 6)

chu1

shen1
to be born of / to come from / family background / class origin (HSK level 6)

dong4

shen1
to go on a journey / to leave (HSK level 6)

qin1

shen1
personal / oneself (HSK level 6)

qi3

shen1
to get up / to leave / to set forth

ting3

shen1

er2

chu1
to step forward bravely

tie1

shen1
worn next to the skin / close-fitting / personal (servant etc)

ban4

shen1

bu4

sui4
paralysis of one side of the body / hemiplegia

shen1

jing1

bai3

zhan4
lit. veteran of a hundred battles (idiom) / fig. experienced / seasoned

shen1

ying3
silhouette / figure

xiu1

shen1
to cultivate one's moral character

chou1

shen1
to get away from / to withdraw / to free oneself

du2

shen1
unmarried / single

yi1

shen1
whole body / from head to toe / single person / a suit of clothes

shen1

fen4
variant of 身份 / identity / status / capacity / dignity / position / rank

quan2

shen1
whole body / em (typography)

shen1

jia4
social status / price of a slave / price of a person (a sportsman etc) / worth / value (of stocks, valuables etc)

shen1

shang5
on the body / at hand / among

shen1

ti3

li4

xing2
to practice what one preaches (idiom)

she3

shen1
to give one's life

tou2

shen1
to throw oneself into sth

zhi4

shen1

shi4

wai4
not to get involved / to stay out of it

xia4

shen1
lower part of the body / genitalia / trousers

ming2

zhe2

bao3

shen1
a wise man looks after his own hide (idiom) / to put one's own safety before matters of principle

shen1

qu1
body

sou1

shen1
to do a body search / to frisk

shen1

hou4
posthumous / one's social background / behind the body

zhuan3

shen1
(of a person) to turn round / to face about / (of a widow) to remarry (archaic)

zang4

shen1
to bury a corpse / to be buried

shen1

shi4
one's life experience / one's lot

shi1

shen1

ren2

mian4

xiang4
sphinx

gan3

tong2

shen1

shou4
to feel as if it had happened to oneself / to sympathize / (polite expression of gratitude for a favor received by a friend etc) I take it as a personal favor

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