zhi1 =
zh + Ø1

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

Francis Bacon is attributed to have stated "scientia potentia est", "knowledge is power". I'll thus represent 知 by Francis Bacon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


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, almost 2 years 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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𠂉
+
𠂉
xx5

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

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



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𠂉
+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | 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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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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 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?)

zh

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

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


zhi1

dao4
to know / to become aware of / also pr. [zhi1 dao5] (HSK level 2)

zhi1

shi5
intellectual / knowledge-related / knowledge / CL:門|门[men2] (HSK level 4)

tong1

zhi1
to notify / to inform / notice / notification / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

xu1

zhi1
prerequisites / rules that must be known before starting sth (HSK level 6)

zhi1

zu2

chang2

le4
satisfied with what one has (idiom) (HSK level 6)

wu2

zhi1
ignorant / ignorance (HSK level 6)

zhi1

jue2
perception / consciousness (HSK level 6)

zhong4

suo3

zhou1

zhi1
see 眾所周知|众所周知[zhong4 suo3 zhou1 zhi1] (HSK level 6)

zhong4

suo3

zhou1

zhi1
as everyone knows (idiom) (HSK level 6)

liang2

zhi1
innate sense of right and wrong / conscience / bosom friend

jin4

ren2

jie1

zhi1
known by everyone (idiom); well known / a household name

bu4

zhi1

bu4

jue2
unconsciously / unwittingly

mi2

tu2

zhi1

fan3
to get back on the right path / to mend one's ways

shu2

zhi1
to be well acquainted with

de2

zhi1
to find out / to know / to learn about

zhi1

ji3
to know oneself / to be intimate or close / intimate friend

yi1

wu2

suo3

zhi1
not knowing anything at all (idiom); completely ignorant / without an inkling

zhi1

nan2

er2
退
tui4
to sound out the difficulties and retreat to avoid defeat (idiom); fig. to back out of an awkward situation / to get out on finding out what it's really like

xian1

zhi1

xian1

jue2
foresight / having foresight / person of foresight

qiu2

zhi1
anxious to learn / keen for knowledge

zhi1

ming2

ren2

shi4
public figure / celebrity

ke3

zhi1
evidently / clearly / no wonder / knowable

zhi1

zu2
content with one's situation / to know contentment (hence happiness)

zhi1

ming2

du4
reputation / profile / familiarity in the public consciousness

zhi1

geng1

niao3
redbreast / robin

tong1

zhi1

dan1
notification / notice / ticket / receipt

lu4

ren2

jie1

zhi1
understood by everyone (idiom); well known / a household name

zhen1

zhi1
real knowledge

ming2

zhi1

gu4

fan4
deliberate violation (idiom); intentional crime

shen1

zhi1
to know well / to be fully aware of

zhi1

xin1
caring / intimate

gao4

zhi1
to inform

zhi1

hui4
to inform / to tell / to notify / notification

bu4

zhi1

suo3

yun2
to not know what sb is driving at / to be unintelligible

zhi1

fa3

fan4

fa3
to know the law and break it (idiom); consciously going against the rules

zhi1

xian4
county head magistrate (old)

shu1

bu4

zhi1
little imagined / scarcely realized

xian1

zhi1
prophet

shei2

zhi1
lit. who knows / who would have thought / unexpectedly / unpredictably

zi4

zhi1

zhi1

ming2
knowing oneself (idiom) / self-knowledge

Example sentences for

 
But - do - not - know - king - inside the sea - can - go
But is the king able to enter the sea?
 
know - (le) - 9000 - year - blossom - 9000 - year - bear fruit
I got it! Every 9000 years they blossom, every 9000 years they bear fruit
 
we - come - here - pick - peach - what - use - he - know
We came here to pick peaches, what use is it to let him know?
 
but - not know - this - peach - pageant - top - invite - is - which - road - supernatural entity
But I don't know, which gods are invited to the peach banquet?
 
this - time - you - should - know - (le)
This time you should have learned
 
come - I - call - you - know - my - serious
I'll teach you how powerful I really am

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