cheng1 =
ch + (e)ng1

to support / to prop up / to push or move with a pole / to maintain / to open or unfurl / to fill to bursting point / brace / stay / support | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Charlie Chaplin (ch) is bracing (撑) himself for his next battle in front of Stonehenge ((e)ng1). He supports (撑) his feet with horseshoes (掌) and holds a toy claw (扌) in each hand. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 7 months ago | add a painting



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xx5

hand radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A toy claw. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years ago | add a painting



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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

desert / border | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A border control checkpoint. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


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 3 years 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, over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

ch

Charlie Chaplin - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
(e)ng1

In front of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


zhi1

cheng1
to prop up / to support / strut / brace (HSK level 6)

fu3

wo4

cheng1
press-up (physical exercise) / push-up

cheng1
竿
gan1

tiao4
pole-vaulting / also written 撐桿跳|撑杆跳

cheng1

yao1
to support / to brace

ying4

cheng1
to make oneself do sth in spite of adversity, pain etc

cheng1

gan1

tiao4
pole-vaulting

cheng1

gan1

tiao4

gao1
pole-vaulting

cheng1

si3
full to the point of bursting / (coll.) at most

cheng1

si3

dan3

da4

de5

,
饿
e4

si3

dan3

xiao3

de5
fullness for the bold, famine for the timid (idiom)

cheng1

po4
to burst

cheng1
竿
gan1

tiao4

gao1
pole vault / also written 撐桿跳高|撑杆跳高

cheng1

chi2
(fig.) to sustain / to shore up

cheng1

ju4
to resist / to struggle / to sustain

zhi1

cheng1

jia4
bracket

chi1

bao3

cheng1

zhe5
having nothing better to do

cheng1

gan1
a pole / a prop

chi1

bao3

le5

fan4

cheng1

de5
having nothing better to do / see 吃飽撐著|吃饱撑着

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