shu3 =
shu + Ø3

to count / to enumerate / to criticize (i.e. enumerate shortcomings) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sheldon Shrimp (shu) occupied a lunar mansion (娄) inside of the space station (Ø3) although he knows that it is to be torn down. Outside of his lunar mansion the construction (or rather destruction) workers are already counting (数) down from ten. When they count (数) zero, they will start taking down the whole thing with their sledgehammers (攵). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting


shu4 =
shu + Ø4

number / figure / several / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shuo4 =
shu + o4

frequently / repeatedly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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lou2 =
l + ou2

surname Lou / one of the 28 lunar mansions in Chinese astronomy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Bessie Coleman (女) invited Sir Lancelot (l) over for dinner in her lunar mansion (娄) just inside the Louvre's entrance (ou2). Because Lancelot is extremely hungry, he brings a sack of rice (米) as a present for his host. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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ru3 =
ru + Ø3

archaic variant of 汝[ru3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

nu:3 =
+ Ø3

female / woman / daughter | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I'll represent 女 by Bessie Coleman, the first female pilot of African American descent. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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mi3 =
mi + Ø3

surname Mi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mi3 =
mi + Ø3

rice / CL:粒[li4] / meter (classifier) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a sack of rice.

Marilyn Monroe and the mean crocodile celebrate Christmas with a Christmas tree inside of the space station. Coincidentally they got each other the same present: each of them is giving the other one a sack of rice. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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ba1 =
b + a1

"eight" component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 八[ba1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a crocodile with mean eyes. Beelzebub (b) is fighting with eight crocodiles (丷) in front of Adziogol Lighthouse (a1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel, an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - 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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丿
+
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - 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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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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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, 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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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

rap / tap | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the epitome of rapping and tapping is a sledgehammer. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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丿
+

+
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - 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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丿
+

+
xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "myeon"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a wind wheel. Well, almost. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



=
丿
+

+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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

shu

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø3

"Ø3" is happening inside the space station. - 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
o4

In Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


shu4

xue2
mathematics / mathematical (HSK level 3)

shu4

liang4
amount / quantity / CL:個|个[ge4] / quantitative (HSK level 4)

shu4

zi4
numeral / digit / number / figure / amount / digital (electronics etc) / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

wu2

shu4
countless / numberless / innumerable (HSK level 5)

shu4

ma3
number / numerals / figures / digital / amount / numerical code (HSK level 5)

shu4

ju4
data / numbers / digital (HSK level 5)

shu4

e2
amount / sum of money / fixed number (HSK level 6)

shu4

mu4
amount / number (HSK level 6)

suan4

shu4
to count numbers / to keep to one's word / to hold (i.e. to remain valid) / to count (i.e. to be important) (HSK level 6)

zhao1

shu4
move (in chess, on stage, in martial arts) / gambit / trick / scheme / movement / same as 著數|着数[zhao1 shu4]

shu4

zu3
array

xiao3

shu4

dian3
decimal point

chong1

shu4
to make up the number (i.e. to fill places up to a given number) / to serve as stopgap

shu4

xue2

jia1
mathematician

shu4

yi3

qian1

ji4
thousands (of sth)

xie4

shu4
talent / ability / capability / martial arts technique / Taiwan pr. [jie3 shu4]

yue1

shu4
divisor (of a number) / approximate number

zi4

shu4
number of written characters / number of words / word-count

ji2

shu4
(math.) series

jie2

shu4
predestined fate (Buddhism)

ji4

shu4
to count / reckoning

zong3

shu4
total / sum / aggregate

can1

shu4
parameter

dai4

shu4
algebra

chang2

shu4
a constant (math.)

ji3

he2

ji2

shu4
geometric series

lan4

yu2

chong1

shu4
lit. to play the yu 竽 mouth organ to make up numbers (idiom); fig. to make up the numbers with inferior products / to masquerade as having an ability / token member of a group

ji1

shu4
cardinal number

shu4

lun4
number theory (math.)

ren2

kou3

shu4
population

xu1

shu4
imaginary number

bian4

shu4
variable

ping2

jun1

shu4
mean (statistics)

xi1

shu4
all / every single one / the entire sum

cou4

shu4
to serve as a stopgap / to make up a shortfall in the number of people

xiao3

shu4
small figure / small amount / the part of a number to the right of the decimal point (or radix point) / fractional part of a number / number between 0 and 1 / decimal fraction

zheng4

shu4
positive number

yin1

shu4
factor (of an integer) / divisor

bei4

shu4
multiple / multiplier / factor

xi1

shu3
to enumerate in detail / to explain clearly

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