zheng1 =
zh + (e)ng1

see 掙扎|挣扎[zheng1 zha2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zheng4 =
zh + (e)ng4

to struggle to get free / to strive to acquire / to make (money) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The grim reaper (争) came to take George Washington (zh) in Stonehenge's bathroom ((e)ng4). George struggles (挣) to get free, but the grim reaper tightly grabs his back with a toy claw (扌). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 11 months ago | add a painting



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zheng1 =
zh + (e)ng1

to strive for / to vie for / to argue or debate / deficient or lacking (dialect) / how or what (literary) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: The grim reaper, as 争 is often used in words involving war (什么什么战争).

In front of Stonehenge, the Grim reaper marks his next victims in passing. With a crayon he draws big "X"s on the crane and George Washington. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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yu4 =
yu + Ø4

pen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite tags the space station's bathroom using her crayon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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xx5

hand radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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,
almost 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
(e)ng1

In front of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)ng4

In Stonehenge's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


zheng4

qian2
to make money (HSK level 5)

zheng1

zha2
to struggle (HSK level 6)

zheng4

tuo1
to throw off / to struggle free of / Taiwan pr. [zheng1 tuo1]

chui2

si3

zheng1

zha2
deathbed struggle / final struggle (idiom)

zheng4

de2
to earn (income) / to make (money)

sa1

yi4

zheng1
somniloquy / to talk or act in one's sleep / sleep-walking

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