zhuo1 =
zhu + o1

awkward / clumsy / dull / inelegant / (polite) my / Taiwan pr. [zhuo2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Giant Squid (zhu) wants to use the emergency exit (出) in front of Olavinlinna Castle (o1), but it has to be operated using eight toy claws (扌) at the same time. George Giant Squid is just too clumsy (拙) to do so and so he is unable to open the emergency exit door. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 25 days ago | add a painting



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chu1 =
chu + Ø1

to go out / to come out / to occur / to produce / to go beyond / to rise / to put forth / to happen / classifier for dramas, plays, operas etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character, tilted 90 degrees counter-clockwise, looks like: EE. It's for "emergency exit". Chantal chicken has locked herself out of the space station, and now she tries to re-enter through the emergency exit. She found the door with the big green emergency exit sign, and tries to force it open using two forks. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


chu1 =
chu + Ø1

variant of 出[chu1] (classifier for plays or chapters of classical novels) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

hand radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A toy claw. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

zhu

George Giant Squid - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
o1

In front of Olavinlinna Castle - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


ben4

zhuo1
clumsy / awkward / stupid (HSK level 6)

zhuo1

lie4
clumsy / botched

zhuo1

zuo4
my unworthy manuscript (humble expr.) / my humble writing

nong4

qiao3

cheng2

zhuo1
to outsmart oneself / to shoot oneself in the foot

zhuo1

ben4
clumsy / awkward / lacking skill

zhuo1

zui3

ben4

she2
lit. clumsy mouth and broken tongue (idiom); awkward speaker

zhuo1

zheng4

yuan2
The Humble Administrator's Garden in Suzhou, Jiangsu

zhuo1

yu2

yan2

ci2
to be unable to express oneself clearly (idiom)

zhuo1

pu3
austere / humble

zhuo1

se4
clumsy and incomprehensible / botched writing

zhuo1

zhi2
simple and frank

zhuo1
稿
gao3
my unworthy manuscript (humble expr.) / my humble writing

zhuo1

bi3
my clumsy writing (humble expr.) / my humble pen

zhuo1

jing1
my wife (humble)

zhuo1

zhu4
my unworthy writing (humble expr.) / my worthless manuscript

zhuo1

jian4
my unworthy opinion (humble expr.)

zhi4

zhuo1
young and clumsy / childish and awkward

ben4

kou3

zhuo1

she2
awkward in speech

ben4

zui3

zhuo1

sai1
see 笨嘴拙舌[ben4 zui3 zhuo1 she2]

ben4

zui3

zhuo1

she2
clumsy in speech / poor speaker

lao3

zhuo1
old fart (usually in self reference) / geezer

cang2

zhuo2
avoiding doing something that one is clumsy at to save face

jian3

zhuo1
clumsy (writing) / awkward / obscure

shou3

zhuo1
to remain honest and poor

yu1

zhuo1
stupid / impractical

qiao3

zha4

bu4

ru2

zhuo1

cheng2
the unvarnished truth is better than a cunning ruse (idiom) / honesty is the best policy

xin1

zhuo1

kou3

ben4
variant of 心拙口笨[xin1 zhuo1 kou3 ben4]

xin1

zhuo1

kou3

ben4
dull-witted and tongue-tied

yu2

zhuo1
clumsy and stupid

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