jia4 =
ji + a4

to support / frame / rack / framework / classifier for planes, large vehicles, radios etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the Adziogol lighthouse's bathroom (a4), Jeanne of Arc (ji) prepares an art project. She decorates a Christmas tree (木) lavishly with cheerleaders' pom poms (加) and puts a huge frame (架) in front of the scenery. Now when she takes a photo of the whole setup, it will look like a nice framed (架) picture. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jia1 =
ji + a1

abbr. for Canada 加拿大[Jia1 na2 da4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

jia1 =
ji + a1

to add / plus / (used after an adverb such as 不, 大, 稍 etc, and before a disyllabic verb, to indicate that the action of the verb is applied to sth or sb previously mentioned) / to apply (restrictions etc) to (sb) / to give (support, consideration etc) to (sth) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol from 加油: cheerleaders' pom poms. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Jeanne of Arc works on her cheerleading skills in front of Adziogol lighthouse. For the grande finale of her performance she prepared special effects: at the very end of her performance she hits a power button on the floor with her foot, which starts mandarins shooting from her pom poms. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

power / force / strength / ability / strenuously | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a power button.

Li Qingzhao (li) just had a shower in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and wants to use the hair dryer, but there's no plug, just the bare end of the cable! She uses all her power to build an electricity plug, and for the two pins she uses a plough (㇆) and a banana (丿). Finally she hits a big power button (力) to turn the power on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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丿
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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,
about 3 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, over 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
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,
about 3 years ago


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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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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 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
+
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,
about 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


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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

ji

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
a4

In the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


chao3

jia4
to quarrel / to have a row / quarrel / CL:頓|顿[dun4] (HSK level 5)

shu1

jia4
bookshelf / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

kuang4

jia4
frame / framework / fig. pattern / outline / organizing plan (HSK level 6)

bang3

jia4
to kidnap / to abduct / to hijack / a kidnapping / abduction / staking (HSK level 6)

da3

jia4
to fight / to scuffle / to come to blows / CL:場|场[chang2] (HSK level 6)

quan4

jia4
to mediate in a quarrel / to urge end to stop a fight

chou4

jia4

zi5
stinking pretension / to give oneself airs and offend others / hateful arrogance

dan1

jia4
stretcher / litter / bier

gao1

jia4

qiao2
high trestle bridge / viaduct / fly-over

zhi1

jia4
trestle / support / frame / to prop sth up

shi4

li4

jia4
Snickers (candy bar)

jia4

shi5
attitude / position (on an issue etc)

yi1

jia4
clothes hanger / clothes rack

da4

lu4

jia4
continental shelf

xing2

li5

jia4
luggage rack

hua4

jia4
easel / rack for painting

jia4

kong1
built above the ground (on stilts) / fig. unfounded / impractical (cf castles in the air) / fig. a mere figurehead

huo4

jia4
shelf for goods / shop shelf

jing4

jia4
eyeglasses frame / CL:副[fu4] / mirror support

shi2

zi4

jia4
cross / crucifix / yoke one has to endure

san3

jia4
to fall apart / exhaustion

jia4

shi5
variant of 架勢|架势[jia4 shi5]

jia4

zi5
shelf / frame / stand / framework / airs / arrogance

san1

jiao3

jia4
tripod / derrick crane

zhao1

jia4
to resist / to ward off / to hold one's own / to receive guests

bai3

jia4

zi5
to put on airs / to assume great airs

qi3

luo4

jia4
undercarriage

jiao3

xing2

jia4
gibbet / hanging post

guan1

jia4

zi5
putting on official airs

qun2

jia4
group scuffle / gang fight

da1

jia4

zi5
to put up scaffolding / to build a framework / to launch an enterprise

jia4

qiao2
to bridge / to put up a bridge

jia4

ci4
number of sorties (of military planes)

jia4

she4
to construct / to erect

gao1

jia4
overhead / elevated (walkway, highway etc) / elevated road

jia4

gou4
to construct / to build / infrastructure / architecture / framework

jiao3

shou3

jia4
scaffolding

gu3

jia4
framework / skeleton

che1

jia4
cart / barrow / frame / chassis

wang3

jia4
rack

Example sentences for

 
stars - set up - silver - river - rainbow - act as - fly - bridge
The stars are flowing in silver rivers, rainbows act as flying bridges

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