zhang3 =
zh + ang3

palm of the hand / sole of the foot / paw / horseshoe / to slap / to hold in one's hand / to wield | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Inside the Angkor Wat, George Washington and the Buddhist monk play catch using two baseball gloves and a horseshoe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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shang4 =
sh + ang4

surname Shang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shang4 =
sh + ang4

still / yet / to value / to esteem | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: 和尚, a buddhist monk.

Sherlock Holmes (sh) assumed his new post inside of the Angkor Wat's bathroom (ang4) at the border control checkpoint (冋). His first client is a buddhist monk (尚) who wants to import some aloe vera (⺌). Sherlock asks him what he thinks how large the value (尚) of his goods is, but the buddhist monk has no idea. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

alternative form of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: ⺌ looks a bit like an aloe vera plant.

Marie Curie planted some small aloe veras in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

desert / border | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zeus is working at a border control checkpoint in front of Stonehenge, but there is no-one to be checked. He is so bored that he's driving staples into mandarins without end. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


A border control checkpoint. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 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,
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


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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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shou3 =
sh + ou3

hand / (formal) to hold / person engaged in certain types of work / person skilled in certain types of work / personal(ly) / convenient / classifier for skill / CL:雙|双[shuang1],隻|只[zhi1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A baseball glove. Sherlock Holmes wears a baseball glove in the Louvre. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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
ang3

Inside the Songgwangsa - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Inside the Angkor Wat - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Words with


gu3

zhang3
to applaud / to clap (HSK level 4)

zhang3

wo4
to grasp (often fig.) / to control / to seize (initiative, opportunity, destiny) / to master / to know well / to understand sth well and know how to use it / fluency (HSK level 5)

xian1

ren2

zhang3
cactus

yi4

ru2

fan3

zhang3
easy as a hand's turn (idiom); very easy / no effort at all

zhang3

zui3
to slap

zhang3

sheng1
applause / CL:陣|阵[zhen4]

zhang3

sheng1

lei2

dong4
thunderous applause (idiom)

zhang3

duo4
to steer (a ship)

gu1

zhang3

nan2

ming2
It's hard to clap with only one hand. / It takes two to tango / It's difficult to achieve anything without support.

zhang3

xin1
hollow of the palm

xiong2

zhang3
bear paw (as food)

zhang3

gui4
shopkeeper

zhi2

zhang3
to wield (power etc)

zhang3

guan3
in charge of / to control

liao3

ru2

zhi3

zhang3
to know sth like the back of one's hand (idiom) / to know (a person, a place etc) inside out

liao3

ru2

zhi3

zhang3
variant of 了如指掌[liao3 ru2 zhi3 zhang3]

jiao3

zhang3
the sole of the foot

zhang3

gu3
metacarpal bone (long bones in the hand and feet)

ba1

zhang3
palm / hand

zhang3

shang4

ming2

zhu1
lit. a pearl in the palm (idiom) / fig. beloved person (esp. daughter)

shou3

zhang3
palm

ji1

zhang3
to clap one's hands / to clap each other's hands / high five

zhang3

quan2
to wield (political etc) power / be in power

mo2

quan2

ca1

zhang3
fig. to rub one's fists and wipe one's palms (idiom) / to roll up one's sleeves for battle / eager to get into action or start on a task

qing2

quan2

he2

zhang3
to clasp hands / to put one's palms together (in obeisance)

yi4

ru2

fan1

zhang3
see 易如反掌[yi4 ru2 fan3 zhang3]

yi4

yu2

fan3

zhang3
see 易如反掌[yi4 ru2 fan3 zhang3]

shuai3

shou3

zhang3

gui4
lit. arm-flinging shopkeeper / fig. sb who asks others to work but does nothing himself

liao3

ruo4

zhi3

zhang3
see 了如指掌[liao3 ru2 zhi3 zhang3]

mo2

quan2

ca1

zhang3
variant of 摩拳擦掌[mo1 quan2 ca1 zhang3]

zhi2

zhang3
to be in charge of / assignment

gu3

zhang3
(have sb in) the palm of one's hand / fig. (under) one's complete control

zhu3

zhang3
in charge (of a position etc) / the person in charge / responsible

yu2

yu3

xiong2

zhang3
lit. the fish and the bear's paw, you can't have both at the same time (idiom, from Mencius); fig. you must choose one or the other / you can't always get everything you want / you can't have your cake and eat it

yu2

yu3

xiong2

zhang3

bu4

ke3

jian1

de2
lit. the fish and the bear's paw, you can't have both at the same time (idiom, from Mencius); fig. you must choose one or the other / you can't always get everything you want / you can't have your cake and eat it

ya1

zhang3
duck feet (claws)

e2

zhang3

qiu1
Chinese tulip tree / Liriodendron chinense

chang2

zhang3

yi4

xian4

long2
Yixianosaurus longimanus, theropod dinosaur from Yi county 義縣|义县, Jinzhou 錦州|锦州, west Liaoning

liao3

ruo4

zhi3

zhang3
see 了如指掌[liao3 ru2 zhi3 zhang3]

xian1

ren2

zhang3

guo3
prickly pear

Example sentences for

殿  
in charge of - imperial - horse - prison - down - palace hall - go
To be in charge of the Imperial Stables. Leave the palace hall
 
great sage - Jade Emperor - take - this - peach grove - give - you - control
Great Sage, the Jade Emperor wants you to be in charge of this peach grove
 
Jade Emperor - now - order - Great Sage the Equal of Heaven - in charge of - peach grove
The Jade Emperor recently ordered the Great Sage the Equal of Heaven to take control of the peach grove

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