shu1 =
shu + Ø1

abbr. for 書經|书经[Shu1 jing1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shu1 =
shu + Ø1

book / letter / document / CL:本[ben3],冊|册[ce4],部[bu4] / to write | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sheldon Shrimp is enjoying a good book in front of the space station. Because he is lazy, he built a thingy to hold the pages in place with a dinosaur bone and two ploughs. He is laying very comfortable on a petal leaf serving as sofa. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

see 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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HSK level: 1

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

shu

Sheldon Shrimp - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


tu2

shu1

guan3
library / CL:家[jia1],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

shu1

jia4
bookshelf / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

mi4

shu1
secretary (HSK level 5)

shu1

fa3
calligraphy / handwriting / penmanship (HSK level 6)

shu1

ji5
secretary / clerk / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

shu1

mian4
in writing / written (HSK level 6)

zheng4

shu1
credentials / certificate (HSK level 6)

shu1

ji2
books / works (HSK level 6)

shu1

ming2
name of a book / reputation as calligrapher

shu1

bao1
schoolbag / satchel / CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]

shu1

ben3
book / CL:本[ben3]

shu1
稿
gao3
manuscript of a book

wei3

tuo1

shu1
commission / proxy / power of attorney / authorization / warrant

gu3

shu1
ancient book / old book

shuo1

ming2

shu1
(technical) manual / (book of) directions / synopsis (of a play or film) / CL:本[ben3]

bei4

shu1
to repeat a lesson / to learn by heart / to endorse a check

yin2

shu1
obscene book / pornography

shu1

zhuo1
desk / CL:張|张[zhang1]

chang4

xiao1

shu1
best-seller / best-selling book / blockbuster

jin4

shu1
banned book

cong2

shu1
a series of books / a collection of books

shi3

shu1
history book

hui3

guo4

shu1
written repentance

shu1

xie3
to write

qing3

yuan4

shu1
petition

du2

shu1
to read a book / to study / to attend school

shu1

sheng1
scholar / intellectual / egghead

shang4

shu1
to write a letter (to the authorities) / to present a petition

shu1

juan4
volume / scroll

yi4

ding4

shu1
protocol / treaty

shu1

hui4
calligraphy society / village school (old) / literary society (old)

jiao4

ke1

shu1
textbook / CL:本[ben3]

xie2

yi4

shu1
contract / protocol

bai2

pi2

shu1
white paper (e.g. containing proposals for new legislation) / white book

shu1

bao4
papers and books

yi4

xiang4

shu1
letter of intent (LOI) (commerce)

zhan4

shu1
written war challenge

yi1

shu1
medical book

ding4

shu1

zhen1
staple

sheng1

ming2

shu1
statement

Example sentences for

 
regarding - old - servant - apparently - it would be better to - carry - edict - summon - him - to fly to the sky
In the opinion of this old servant, apparently it would be better to bring him an edict inviting him to heaven
 
but - have - edict
Do you have an edict, though?

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