sou1 =
s + ou1

to search | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The old gentleman (叟) wants to enter the Louvre. In front of the Louvre (ou1) he has to undergo a security check, and Socrates (s) searches (搜) his belongings using a toy claw (扌). - Mnemonic by Matthias, 2 days ago | add a painting



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sou3 =
s + ou3

old gentleman / old man | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Socrates (s) is cooking with the old gentleman (叟) in the Louvre (ou3). They use mortars (臼) to process branches (支) which they want to use to cook a soup. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zhi1 =
zh + Ø1

surname Zhi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhi1 =
zh + Ø1

to support / to sustain / to erect / to raise / branch / division / to draw money / classifier for rods such as pens and guns, for army divisions and for songs or compositions | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A branch of a tree. George Washington has to repair the hull of the space station. His tool is a big cross with one end cushioned with a boxing glove, which he is to use as a hammer. As he is floating in front of the space station, the only tool to support him is a wooden branch so that he won't float away. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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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,
over 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,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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jiu4 =
ji + ou4

mortar | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc (ji) uses a mortar (臼) to process some holy herbs in the Louvre's bathroom (ou4). - 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, over 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,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 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,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

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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?)

s

Socrates. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ou1

In front of the Louvre - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


sou1

suo3
to search / to look for sth / to scour (search meticulously) / to look sth up / Internet search / database search (HSK level 6)

sou1

luo2
to gather / to collect / to bring together

sou1

shen1
to do a body search / to frisk

sou1

xun2
to search / to look for

sou1

ji2
to gather / to collect

sou1

gua1
to rake in (money) / to plunder / to milk people dry

sou1

suo3

yin3

qing2
Internet search engine

sou1

cha2
to search

sou1

bu3
to hunt and arrest (fugitives) / to track down and arrest / a manhunt

sou1

kuo4
see 搜刮[sou1 gua1]

sou1

hu2

wang3
Sohu, Chinese web portal and online media company

ren2

rou4

sou1

suo3
human flesh search / a large-scale collective effort to find details about a person or event (Internet slang) / see 人肉搜索引擎

sou1

huo4
to find / to capture (after search) / to uncover (evidence)

sou1

shen2

ji4
In Search of the Supernatural, compilation of legends about spirits, ghosts and other supernatural phenomena, written and compiled by 干寶|干宝[Gan1 Bao3] in Jin dynasty

sou1

suo3

ku1

chang2
to rack one's brains (for apt wording etc) (idiom)

sou1

chang2

gua1

du4
to search one's guts and belly (idiom); to racks one's brains for a solution

sou1

zheng4
search warrant / to look for evidence

sou1

gou3
Sougou (searching dog) search engine, www.sogou.com

ren2

rou4

sou1

suo3

yin3

qing2
human flesh search engine / a large-scale collective effort to find details about a person or event (Internet slang)

chui2

zhi2

sou1

suo3
vertical search / semantic search / top-down search

sou1

xun2

yin3

qing2
Internet search engine / also written 搜索引擎

sou1

xun2

ruan3

ti3
search software

sou1

jiu4
search and rescue

sou1

jiu4

quan3
search and rescue dog

sou1

jian3
to search out / to check

sou1

qiu2
to seek / to look for

sou1

hu2
Sohu, Chinese web portal and online media company

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