zhen4 =
zh + (e)n4

to shake / to flap / to vibrate / to resonate / to rise up with spirit / to rouse oneself | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) got a birthday cake (辰) and he wants to find out whether it is made with gelatin or rather agar agar. In the Forbidden City's bathroom ((e)n4) he therefore slaps the cake several times with a toy claw (扌) to make it vibrate, and to determine the gelling agent by the resonance (振) frequency of the cake. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 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, 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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chen2 =
ch + (e)n2

5th earthly branch: 7-9 a.m., 3rd solar month (5th April-4th May), year of the Dragon | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin (ch) is celebrating the birthday of his Scottish ancestors with a birthday cake (辰) in the Forbidden City's kitchen ((e)n2). He is finishing the cake using a chocolate factory (厂) and to pay respect to his ancestors he is wearing a kilt (衣). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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chang3 =
ch + ang3

factory / yard / depot / workhouse / works / (industrial) plant | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a chocolate factory! Charlie Chaplin (ch) is overjoyed to see that in the Songgwangsa (ang3), a small chocolate factory (厂) is for sale. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

han3 =
h + an3

"cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 27), occurring in 原, 历, 压 etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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yi1 =
y + Ø1

clothes / CL:件[jian4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: kilt. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


In front of the space station, Maud Younger doesn't have a wardrobe, but just a step ladder. It's still enough for her kilt though, which she can just put over the ladder so that it doesn't lose its form, and her beret, which she puts on top of the ladder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


yi4 =
y + Ø4

to dress / to wear / to put on (clothes) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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𧘇
+
𧘇
xx5

character component without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𧘇

This looks like someone (人) stepping over something, tubes or whatever. I'm gonna represent 𧘇 with a stepladder. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



=
𧘇
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tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

zh

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
(e)n4

In the Forbidden City's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


zhen4

dong4
vibration (HSK level 5)

zhen4

xing1
to revive / to revitalize / to invigorate / to re-energize (HSK level 6)

zhen4

xing1
Zhengxing district of Dandong city 丹東市|丹东市[Dan1 dong1 shi4], Liaoning (HSK level 6)

zhen4

fen4
to stir oneself up / to raise one's spirits / to inspire (HSK level 6)

ci2

gong4

zhen4
magnetic resonance

wei3

mi3

bu4

zhen4
dispirited and listless (idiom); downcast

zhen4

dang4

qi4
oscillator

zhen4

zuo4
to bestir oneself / to pull oneself together / to cheer up / to uplift / to stimulate

yi1

jue2

bu4

zhen4
one stumble, unable to rise (idiom); a setback leading to total collapse / ruined at a stroke / unable to recover after a minor hitch

zhen4

fu2
amplitude

pian1

zhen4

guang1
polarization of light / polarized light

ling4

ren2

zhen4

fen4
inspiring / exciting / rousing

zhen4

dang4
vibration / oscillation

zhen4

long2

fa1

kui4
lit. so loud that even the deaf can hear (idiom); rousing even the apathetic

he2

ci2

gong4

zhen4
nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)

gong4

zhen4
resonance (physics)

xie2

zhen4
resonance / sympathetic vibration

zhen4

bi4

yi1

hu1
to issue a call for action / to raise one's hand and issue a rousing call (idiom)

zhen4

zhen4

you3

ci2
to speak forcefully and with justice (idiom); to argue with the courage of one's convictions

jian1

zhen4
confirmation (Christian ceremony)

gong1

neng2

ci2

gong4

zhen4

cheng2

xiang4

shu4
functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)

chao2

yong3

zhen4

yi1

lang2
TOMONAGA Shin'ichirō (1906-1979), Japanese physicist, 1965 Nobel prize laureate with Richard Feynman and Julian Schwinger

li3

zhen4

fan1
Li Zhenfan (1940-1973), real name of the actor Bruce Lee 李小龍|李小龙[Li3 Xiao3 long2]

he2

si4

ji2

gong4

zhen4
nuclear quadrupole resonance (physics)

yang2

zhen4

ning2
Chen Ning Yang (1922-), Chinese-born American physicist, 1957 Nobel Prize laureate in physics

heng2

zhen4

dong4
transverse vibration

yu4

zhen4

fa2

li4
to try to rouse oneself but lack the strength (idiom)

gong1

neng2

xing4

ci2

gong4

zhen4

cheng2

xiang4
functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)

jian3

zhen4
shock absorption / vibration dampening

shang4

hai3

zhen4

hua2

gang3

kou3

ji1

xie4
Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery Company

bu4

zhen4
lacking in vitality / depressed (market, spirits etc)

fa1

long2

zhen4

kui4
lit. so loud that even the deaf can hear (idiom); rousing even the apathetic

ci2

gong4

zhen4

cheng2

xiang4
magnetic resonance imaging MRI

ji1

gu3

zhen4

jin1
studying the old to promote the new (idiom)

jian3

xie2

zhen4

dong4
simple harmonic oscillation / sinusoidal oscillation

pian1

zhen4

bo1
polarized wave

tiao2

he2

zhen4

dong4
harmonic oscillation

xie2

zhen4

dong4
harmonic oscillation (e.g. sound wave)

xie2

zhen4

zi3
harmonic oscillator (physics)

gu1

zhen4

fu3
Koo Chen-fu (1917-2005), Taiwanese businessman and diplomat

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