zhan4 =
zh + an4

to fight / fight / war / battle | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington prepares to fight a war in Anchor Inn's bathroom. He has a spear as a weapon and a yellow umbrella as shield, following his hero Leonidas. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zhan1 =
zh + an1

to observe / to divine | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhan4 =
zh + an4

to take possession of / to occupy / to take up | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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


George Washington takes position of Anchor Inn's bathroom. He uses a pennant stuck into a mandarin to mark his territory, and stands there proudly with a yellow umbrella. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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



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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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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - 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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ge1 =
g + e1

surname Ge | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ge1 =
g + e1

spear | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes (g) practises his archery skills in front of the Erechtheion (e1). He uses a bow (弋) to shoot a spear (戈) right into a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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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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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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is not a component of another character.

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
an4

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

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

Words with


zhan4

zheng1
war / conflict / CL:場|场[chang2],次[ci4] (HSK level 5)

tiao3

zhan4
to challenge / challenge (HSK level 5)

zhan4

shu4
tactics (HSK level 6)

zhan4

lu:e4
strategy (HSK level 6)

zhan4

yi4
military campaign (HSK level 6)

zhan4

dou4
to fight / to battle / CL:場|场[chang2],次[ci4] (HSK level 6)

yue4

zhan4
Vietnam War

zhan4

hou4
after the war / post-war

xuan1

zhan4
to declare war

shen1

jing1

bai3

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

jue2

zhan4
decisive battle

ting2

zhan4
armistice / cease fire

zhan4

shi4
fighter / soldier / warrior / CL:個|个[ge4]

zhan4

lu:e4

jia1
a strategist

ao2

zhan4
bitter fighting / a violent battle

zhan4

guo2
the Warring States period (475-221 BC)

sheng4

zhan4
Holy war / jihad

zhan4

chuan2
warship

shan3

dian4

zhan4
Blitzkrieg / lightning war

bai3

zhan4

bai3

sheng4
to emerge victorious in every battle / to be ever-victorious

zhan4

che1
war chariot / tank

xiu1

zhan4
armistice

can1

zhan4
to go to war / to engage in war

zhan4

di4
battlefield

tiao3

zhan4

zhe3
challenger

zhan4

huo3
conflagration / the fire of war

fen4

zhan4
to fight bravely

rou4

bo2

zhan4
hand to hand struggle or battle

er4

ci4

da4

zhan4
World War Two

lun4

zhan4
to debate / to contend / polemics

zhan4

hao2
trench / entrenchment

zhan4

shi2
wartime

zhan4

chang3
battlefield / CL:個|个[ge4]

zhan4

wu2

bu4

sheng4
to triumph in every battle (idiom); invincible / to succeed in every undertaking

shi2

zhan4
real combat / actual combat

kang4

zhan4
war of resistance, especially the war against Japan (1937-1945)

jie3

fang4

zhan4

zheng1
War of Liberation (1945-49), after which the Communists 共產黨武裝|共产党武装 under Mao Zedong 毛澤東|毛泽东 took over from the Nationalists 國民政府|国民政府 under Chiang Kai-shek 蔣介石|蒋介石

bai3

zhan4

bu4

dai4
to come unscathed through a hundred battles (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法[Sun1 zi3 Bing1 fa3]); to win every fight

kong1

zhan4
air war / air warfare

zhan4

shu1
written war challenge

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