zhi4 =
zh + Ø4

wisdom / knowledge | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the space station's bathroom (Ø4), the sun (日), Francis Bacon (知) and George Washington (zh) are competing for who's the most knowledgeable of them. They all present each other their smartphones (智能) on which they use apps to determine their IQ (智商). In the end it turns out that they are all retarded (弱智). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting



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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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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zhi1 =
zh + Ø1

to know / to be aware | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Francis Bacon and George Washington are playing darts in front of the space station. Because they lack a dart board they just use a mandarin. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Francis Bacon is attributed to have stated "scientia potentia est", "knowledge is power". I'll thus represent 知 by Francis Bacon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, 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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shi3 =
sh + Ø3

arrow / dart / straight / to vow / to swear / old variant of 屎[shi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes and the robot are playing darts in the space station. Sherlock Holmes is a sore loser and thus programmed the robot to throw keys instead of real darts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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𠂉
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𠂉
xx5

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

This one looks like a key. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
+
dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 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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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
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

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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

Words with


zhi4

hui4
wisdom / knowledge / intelligent / intelligence (HSK level 5)

ji1

zhi4
quick-witted / resourceful (HSK level 6)

li3

zhi4
reason / intellect / rationality / rational (HSK level 6)

zhi4

shang1
IQ (intelligence quotient) (HSK level 6)

zhi4

li4
intelligence / intellect (HSK level 6)

zhi4

neng2
intelligent / able / smart (phone, system, bomb etc) (HSK level 6)

shen2

zhi4
mind / wisdom / consciousness

zhi4

li4
Chile

yi4

zhi4
to grow the intellect / Alpinia oxyphylla, a type of ginger (Chinese medicine)

ren2

gong1

zhi4

neng2
artificial intelligence (AI)

rui4

zhi4
wise and farsighted

dou4

zhi4
battle of wits

zhi4

zhe3
sage / wise man / clever and knowledgeable person

ming2

zhi4
sensible / wise / judicious / sagacious

cai2

zhi4
ability and wisdom

zhi4

mou2
resourceful / intelligent

jian4

ren2

jian4

zhi4
opinions differ (idiom)

zhi4

nang2

tuan2
think tank / brain trust

ji2

zhi4
quick witted / able to think fast in an emergency

ji2

zhong1

sheng1

zhi4
quick witted in an emergency / able to react resourcefully

ming2

zhi4

zhi1

ju3
sensible act

cong1

ming5

cai2

zhi4
intelligence and wisdom

zu2

zhi4

duo1

mou2
resourceful / full of stratagems

zhi4

ren2
Homo sapiens

ruo4

zhi4
weak-minded / mentally deficient / retarded

zhi4

duo1

xing1
resourceful person / mastermind

zhi4
齿
chi3
wisdom tooth

xin1

zhi4
wisdom

zhi4

qu3
to take by ruse / to outwit / to outsmart

mei3

zhi4

zi3
Empress Michiko of Japan

zhi4

zhang4
learning difficulties (handicap) / retarded

zhi4

zhang4

ren2

shi4
person with learning difficulties (handicap) / retarded person

zhi4

yi3
Zhiyi (538-597), founder of the Tiantai sect of Buddhism

bu4

zhi4
unwise

bu4

jing1

yi1

shi4

,

bu4

zhang3

yi1

zhi4
You can't gain knowledge without practical experience (idiom); wisdom only comes with experience

zhi1

ren2

zhe3

zhi4

,

zi4

zhi1

zhe3

ming2
those who understand others are clever, but those who know themselves are truly wise (idiom, from Laozi's 道德經|道德经[Dao4 de2 jing1]

ren2

gong1

zhi4

hui4
artificial intelligence

wan4

zhi4

pai2
Magic the gathering (online fantasy game of card collecting and battling)

mou2

zhi4
Mozilla Corporation / intelligence and wisdom / resourceful / same as 智謀|智谋

se4

ling4

zhi4

hun1
to lose one's head over lust / sex-crazy (idiom)

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