shou1 =
sh + ou1

to receive / to accept / to collect / to put away / to restrain / to stop / in care of (used on address line after name) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In front of the Louvre, Sherlock Holmes is proud to receive a honorary sledge hammer for his fine detective work. Everyone is so afraid of him that they hand him the sledge hammer from far away using a roast fork. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jiu1 =
ji + ou1

archaic variant of 糾|纠[jiu1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one also looks like a fork, but don't mix it up with 山, which is a normal eating fork. This one is more of a roast fork. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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丿
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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,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
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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



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丿
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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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,
almost 3 years ago
ou1

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


shou1

ru4
to take in / income / revenue / CL:筆|笔[bi3],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

shou1

shi5
to put in order / to tidy up / to pack / to repair / (coll.) to sort sb out / to fix sb (HSK level 4)

shou1

huo4
variant of 收穫|收获[shou1 huo4] (HSK level 5)

shou1

huo4
to harvest / to reap / to gain / crop / harvest / profit / gain / bonus / reward (HSK level 5)

shou1

ju4
receipt / CL:張|张[zhang1] (HSK level 5)

xi1

shou1
to absorb / to assimilate / to ingest / to recruit (HSK level 5)

shou1

yin1

ji1
radio / CL:臺|台[tai2] (HSK level 6)

feng1

shou1
bumper harvest (HSK level 6)

shou1

cang2
to hoard / to collect / collection / to bookmark (Internet) (HSK level 6)

zhao1

shou1
to hire / to recruit (HSK level 6)

hui2

shou1
to recycle / to reclaim / to retrieve / to recover / to recall (a defective product) (HSK level 6)

shou1

yi4
earnings / profit (HSK level 6)

zheng1

shou1
to levy (a fine) / to impose (a tariff) (HSK level 6)

yan4

shou1
to check on receipt / an inventory of received goods / to verify and accept (a delivery) (HSK level 6)

shou1

suo1
to pull back / to shrink / to contract / (physiology) systole (HSK level 6)

shou1

cang2

jia1
a collector (e.g. of artworks)

shou1

lian3
to vanish / to moderate / to exercise restraint / to curb (one's mirth, arrogance etc) / to astringe / (math.) to converge

shou1

ji2
to gather / to collect

shou1

jian1
to imprison / to take into custody

shou1

fu2
to subdue / to force to capitulate / to reduce to submission / to soothe

shou1

fu4
to recover (lost territory etc) / to recapture

shou1

qu3
to receive / to collect

shui4

shou1
taxation

mei3

bu4

sheng4

shou1
nothing more beautiful can be imagined (idiom)

bu4

ke3

shou1

shi2
irremediable / unmanageable / out of hand / hopeless

shou1

ya1
in custody / to keep sb in detention

shou1

lu4

ji1
radio-tape recorder

jie1

shou1

qi4
receiver

shou1

hui2
to regain / to retake / to take back / to withdraw / to revoke

shou1

wei3
to wind up / to bring to an end / to finish

qiu1

shou1
fall harvest / to reap

shou1

yang3
to adopt a child / adoption

qian1

shou1
to sign for the acceptance of sth (e.g. a delivery etc)

shou1

ge1
to harvest / to reap / to gather in crops

shou1

rong2
to take in (to a hostel) / to shelter

shou1

kan4
to view / to watch TV / to receive TV channels

shou1

fa1
to receive and send / to receive and transmit

shou1

yin2

ji1
cash register / check out counter

shou1

fei4

zhan4
tollbooth

shou1

dao4
to receive

Example sentences for

 
general Na Lu Tian - forward - go - subdue - devil - monkey
General Na Lu Tian, go forward and force the monkey devil to capitulate

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Comments (1)

  1. Matthias wrote over 1 year ago: Compare this character to 受, which also means "to receive", but refers to receiving things you usually don't want to have. 收 refers to things you actually want to receive, I think.

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