jiao1 =
ji + ao1

to teach | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

jiao4 =
ji + ao4

surname Jiao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

jiao4 =
ji + ao4

religion / teaching / to make / to cause / to tell | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc joined an apocalyptic religious sect that taught her to dig her own grave. Wearing a mourning veil, she breaks the floor of the Taos Pueblo's bathroom open using a sledgehammer. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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xiao4 =
xi + ao4

filial piety or obedience / mourning apparel | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: mourning veil. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Marie Curie was breeding an egg in the Taos Pueblo's bathroom, and she even put a crown on it, so much she loved her little prince. Unfortunately the egg died, and thus Marie Curie put on her mourning veil. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

A banana made from clay. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Looks a bit like a crown, which may very well have clay bananas attached to it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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,
almost 3 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,
almost 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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,
almost 3 years ago


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zi3 =
z + Ø3

son / child / seed / egg / small thing / 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat / Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zorro wants to eat an egg in the space station, and he already put it in a prize cup, as he has no egg cup. He also lacks a spoon, so he uses a big flute to crush the egg open. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


zi5 =
z + Ø5

(noun suffix) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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le5 =
l + e5

(modal particle intensifying preceding clause) / (completed action marker) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sir Lancelot has finished his preparations to fight the world. There he stands ready, on top of the Erechtheion, with a sickle and a crowbar in his hands. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

liao3 =
li + ao3

to finish / to achieve / to understand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao is racing for a new world record in the Taos Pueblo: She's trying to juggle as many sickles as fast as possible with two crowbars. As she finishes, she grabs her earned prize cup. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

liao3 =
li + ao3

(of eyes) bright / clear-sighted / to understand clearly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 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, 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,
almost 3 years ago


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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: 2

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ao1

In front of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ao4

In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


jiao4

shi4
classroom / CL:間|间[jian1] (HSK level 2)

jiao4

shou4
professor / to instruct / to lecture on / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] (HSK level 4)

jiao4

yu4
to educate / to teach / education (HSK level 4)

zong1

jiao4
religion (HSK level 5)

jiao4

lian4
instructor / sports coach / trainer / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2] (HSK level 5)

jiao4

cai2
teaching material / CL:本[ben3] (HSK level 5)

jiao4

xun5
lesson / moral / to chide sb / to lecture sb (HSK level 5)

qing3

jiao4
to ask for guidance / to consult (HSK level 6)

jiao4

yang3
to train / to educate / to bring up / to nurture / education / culture / upbringing / early conditioning (HSK level 6)

jiao4

yi4
creed / doctrine / teachings

guan3

jiao4
to discipline / to teach / to guarantee

jiao4

pai4
sect

jiao4

wu4

zhang3
provost

jiao4

yu4

jia1
educationalist

jiao4

zhi2

yuan2
teaching and administrative staff

lao2

jiao4
reeducation through labor

xin4

jiao4
religious belief / to practice a faith / to be religious

jiao4

suo1
to instigate / to incite / to abet

da4

zhu3

jiao4
archbishop / primate (of a church) / metropolitan

jiao4

yan2

shi4
teaching and research section

guo2

jiao4
state religion

ji1

du1

jiao4

tu2
a Christian

tiao2

jiao4
to instruct / to teach / to train / to raise (livestock)

jiao4

hui4
Christian church

jiao1

hui4
to show / to teach

zhu4

jiao4
teaching assistant

jiao4

ju4
teaching aids / educational materials

jiao4

shi1

jie2
Teachers' Day (September 10th) (PRC) / Teachers' Day (Confucius' birthday, September 28th) (Taiwan)

dao4

jiao4
Taoism / Daoism (Chinese system of beliefs)

jiao4

zhi2

yuan2

gong1
teaching and administrative staff

jiao4

bian1
teacher's pointer

ke4

zuo4

jiao4

shou4
visiting professor / guest professor

jiao4

you3
church member

chuan2

jiao4
to preach / missionary / to evangelize

jiao4

ke1

shu1
textbook / CL:本[ben3]

jiao4

shi1
teacher / CL:個|个[ge4]

jiao4

hui4
to instruct

te4

shu1

jiao4

yu4
special education

dong1

zheng4

jiao4
Eastern Orthodox Church

jiao4

an4
lesson plan / teaching plan / a "missionary case" (a dispute over Christian missionaries during the late Qing)

Example sentences for

 
how - can - teach - you - properly - train
How am I supposed to properly teach you how to train?
 
heaven - king - wise opinion - I - old fellow - much obliged
The heavenly king has a wise opinion, I'm much obliged

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Comments (1)

  1. Matthias wrote over 1 year ago: Is it a verb? Use the first tone. Is it a noun? Use the fourth tone.

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