zhao3 =
zh + ao3

to try to find / to look for / to call on sb / to find / to seek / to return / to give change | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is looking for his spear in the Taos Pueblo. He already put on his toy claws, but he just can't find the spear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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



=
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
+
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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+
xx5

hand radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A toy claw. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+
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


=
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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+
jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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
ao3

In the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


xun2

zhao3
to seek / to look for (HSK level 5)

zi4

zhao3

ma2

fan5
to ask for trouble / to invite difficulties

zhao3

hui2
to retrieve

zhao3

cha2
to pick fault with / to spot the differences / to nitpick / to pick a quarrel / to find complaint with

zhao3

shi4
to look for employment / to pick a quarrel

zhao3

qian2
to give change

zhao3

cha2
variant of 找茬[zhao3 cha2]

zhao3

xun2
to look for / to seek / to find fault

zi4

zhao3
to suffer as a consequence of one's own actions / you asked for it / to bring it on oneself (sth unpleasant)

zhao3

dao4
to find

zhao3

ma2

fan5
to look for trouble

cha2

zhao3
to search for / to look up

zhao3

qi2
to make uniform / to even up / to make good a deficiency

zhao3

tou5
change (from money paid)

zhao3

shang4

men2
to come to sb's door / to call on sb

zhao3

bu5
to compensate / to make up / to complement / to add

zhao3

shu2
(dialect) to give change

zhao3

bu5

dao4
can't find

zhao3

bian4
to search everywhere / to search high and low / to comb

zhao3

men2

lu4
to seek help from social connections

zhao3

ling2
to give change

zhao3

fan4

wan3
to look for a job

bu4

yong4

zhao3
"keep the change" (restaurant expression)

zi4

zhao3

ku3

chi1
to bring trouble on oneself

hua1

qian2

zhao3

zui4

shou4
to spend money on sth that turns out to be unsatisfactory or even disastrous

qi2

lu:2

zhao3

lu:2
lit. to search for the mule while riding on it (idiom) / fig. to look for what one already has

zhao3

zhe2
to look for a pretext

zhao3

bu4

zi4

zai5
to ask for trouble / to bring misfortune on oneself

zhao3

bu5

zhao2
to be unable to find

zhao3

bu5

zhao2

bei3
to be confused and disoriented

zhao3

jie4

kou3
to look for a pretext

zhao3

chu1
to find / to search out

zhao3

ci4

r5
to find fault

zhao3

tai2

jie1

r5
to find an excuse / to look for a pretext

zhao3

dui4

xiang4
to seek a marriage partner / looking for a mate

zhao3

cha4

zi5
to look for blemishes / to find fault / nitpicking

zhao3

ping2
to level (ground) / to make level

zhao3

ji1

hui4
to look for an opportunity

zhao3

si3
to court death / taking risks

zhao3

cha2

r5
to pick a quarrel / to find fault / nitpicking

Example sentences for

 
even - fitting - weapon - still - not be able to find - ?
Even a suitable weapon cannot be found?

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Comments (1)

  1. Matthias wrote over 1 year ago: Not to be confused with 我, which essentially has the same components.

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