shi4 =
sh + Ø4

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

life / age / generation / era / world / lifetime / epoch / descendant / noble | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the WTO or WHO.

Sherlock Holmes (sh) is cleaning a flower pot (廿) under the shower of the space station's bathroom (Ø4) with a loofah (L) because he didn't quite understand a poster next to the shower from the WHO (世) explaining dangers arising from different germs.

In this case, L is for loofah. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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廿
+
L
廿
nian4 =
ni + an4

twenty (20), in a limited number of set expressions / also written using banker's character 念 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 廿

Nefertiti needs to vent off steam. In Anchor Inn's bathroom she finds a flower pot with twenty flutes inside. With a single swing with her double axe, she splits all twenty flutes. Afterwards, she feels much better. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


This character looks like a flower pot. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


廿
=

+
nian4 =
ni + an4

twenty, twentieth | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: double axe. Here's why: 20 -> XX -> "double-x" -> "double axe".

Nefertiti (ni) is rebuilding her kingdom in the bathroom of Anchor Inn (an4). She's shaping twenty (卄) dinosaur bones (丨) with a double axe (卄) and stacking them on top of one (一) flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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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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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

廿
=

+
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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廿
+
L

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


shi4

jie4
world / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

shi4

ji4
century / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

qu4

shi4
to pass away / to die (HSK level 5)

ju3

shi4

zhu3

mu4
to receive worldwide attention (HSK level 6)

shi4

shi4
to pass away / to die (HSK level 6)

shi4

dai4
generation / an era / accumulation of years / passing on from generation to generation (HSK level 6)

wen4

shi4
to be published / to come out (HSK level 6)

shi4

jie4

guan1
worldview / world outlook / Weltanschauung (HSK level 6)

ju3

shi4

wen2

ming2
world-famous (idiom) (HSK level 6)

shi4

jie4

yin2

hang2
World Bank

guan1

shi4

yin1
Guanyin, the Bodhisattva of Compassion or Goddess of Mercy (Sanskrit Avalokiteśvara)

chu1

shi4
to enter the world (i.e. to be born) / to be reborn (in Christianity)

shi4

jiao1
(long time) friend of the family

ru4

shi4
to join the WTO / to enter the world / secular

shi4

feng1

ri4

xia4
public morals are degenerating with each passing day (idiom)

shi4

dao4
the ways of the world / the morals of the time

su1

li2

shi4
Zurich, Switzerland

di4

san1

shi4

jie4
Third World

shi4

mao4
World Trade Organization (WTO) / abbr. for 世界貿易組織|世界贸易组织

yu3

shi4

wu2

zheng1
to stand aloof from worldly affairs

bu4

ke3

yi1

shi4
to consider oneself unexcelled in the world / to be insufferably arrogant

yong3

shi4
eternal / forever

shi4

jie4

ji2
world-class

shi4

jie4

bei1
World Cup

yu3

shi4

ge2

jue2
to be cut off from the rest of the world (idiom)

shi4

su2
profane / secular / worldly

zhuan3

shi4
reincarnation or transmigration (Buddhism)

mian4

shi4
to be published (of art, literary works etc) / to come out / to take shape / to see the light of day

shen1

shi4
one's life experience / one's lot

shi4

ji4

mo4
end of the century

huang3

ru2

ge2

shi4
like a thing of the previous generation / as if it were a lifetime ago

shi4

wei4
World Health Organization (WHO) / abbr. for 世界衛生組織|世界卫生组织[Shi4 jie4 Wei4 sheng1 Zu3 zhi1]

hua1

hua1

shi4

jie4
the teeming world / the world of sensual pleasures

shi4

jia1
family influential for generations / aristocratic family

shi4

gu5
sophisticated / worldly-wise

shi4

gu4
the ways of the world

luan4

shi4
the world in chaos / troubled times / (in Buddhism) the mortal world

jin1

shi4
this life / this age

shi4

shi4
from age to age

jia1

shi4
family background

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