zan4 =
z + an4

to patronize / to support / to praise / (Internet slang) to like (an online post on Facebook etc) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The two FLOTUS (兟) visit Zorro (z) in the Anchor Inn's bathroom (an4) and as they see that he lost his rapier and has to fight with a crab (贝) as a weapon instead, they decide instantaneously to become his patrons (赞) and to pay him $1 for each defeated villain. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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shen1 =
sh + (e)n1

to advance | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Since the emperor is allowed to have multiple wives, there are two FLOTUS (先) now. Sherlock Holmes (sh) meets the two FLOTUS (先) in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1) and he is quite happy that they ask him to advance (兟) so that they can have a look at him. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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xian1 =
xi + an1

early / prior / former / in advance / first | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the First Lady of the United States, FLOTUS.

In front of the Anchor Inn, Sun Wukong, the FLOTUS and Marie Curie dance around the golden calf. When it comes to be in favour of their gods, everyone of them wants to be first. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

Wikipedia redirects to 牛, but the strokes are not completely the same, as the stroke order. Anyway I'm going to represent this character by a small cow: a golden calf. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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bei4 =
b + ei4

surname Bei | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

bei4 =
b + ei4

cowrie / shellfish / currency (archaic) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A crab. In the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Neanderthal man and Beelzebub are fighting a crab with staplers, but because Neanderthal man can't handle a stapler he accidentally staples himself. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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+
xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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

z

Zorro - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
an4

In Anchor Inn's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


zan4

cheng2
to approve / to endorse / (literary) to assist (HSK level 5)

zan4

mei3
to admire / to praise / to eulogize (HSK level 5)

cheng1

zan4
to praise / to acclaim / to commend / to compliment (HSK level 5)

zan4

zhu4
to support / to assist / to sponsor (HSK level 6)

zan4

tong2
to approve of / to endorse / (vote) in favor (HSK level 6)

zan4

tong2
to approve of / to endorse / (vote) in favor (HSK level 6)

zan4

tan4
to sigh or gasp in admiration / high praise (HSK level 6)

zan4

yang2
to praise / to approve of / to show approval (HSK level 6)

sheng4

zan4
to praise highly / an accolade / highly regarded / acclaimed

zan4

yu4
to praise / recognition

zan4

cheng2

piao4
approval / affirmative vote

can1

zan4
diplomatic officer / attache

zan4

tan4

bu4

yi3
to be full of praise (idiom)

zan4

song4
to bless / to praise

zan4

bu4

jue2

kou3
to praise without cease (idiom); praise sb to high heaven

zan4

bu4

jue2

kou3
to praise without cease (idiom); praise sb to high heaven

zan4

xu3
to praise / to laud

li3

zan4
to praise / well done, bravo!

zan4

bi3

ya4
Zambia

zan4

shang3
to admire / to praise / to appreciate

kua1

zan4
to praise / to speak highly of / to commend

zan4

zhu4

shang1
sponsor

song4

zan4
to praise

bu4

zan4

cheng2
disapproval / to disapprove

bu4

zan4

yi1

ci2
to keep silent / to make no comment

ji1

zan4
extreme praise

zan4

dan1
Zaandam (town in Netherlands)

man3

kou3

cheng1

zan4
to praise profusely

liang2

zan4
Ryazan, Russian town

zan4

huang2
Zanhuang county in Shijiazhuang 石家莊|石家庄[Shi2 jia1 zhuang1], Hebei

zan4

huang2

xian4
Zanhuang county in Shijiazhuang 石家莊|石家庄[Shi2 jia1 zhuang1], Hebei

zan4
西
xi1

pei4
Xanthippe, Socrates' wife

zan4

ci2
praise

zan4

ci2
praise

zan4

xiang3
message dedicated to a deity

song1

zan4

gan4

bu4

ling2
the tomb of Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo or Songzain Gambo in Lhoka prefecture

song1

zan4

gan4

bu4
Songtsen Gampo or Songzain Gambo (604-650) Tibetan emperor, founder of the Tubo 吐蕃 dynasty

yi1

ci2

mo4

zan4
to be unable to offer an opinion (idiom)

da4

zheng4

yi4

zan4

hui4
Taisei Yokusankai, Japanese fascist organization created in 1940

dian3

zan4
to like (an online post on Weibo, Facebook etc)

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