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, about 2 years 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, over 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, over 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, about 4 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=
丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
a4

In the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


wang3

jia4
rack

jia4

kong1

suo3

dao4
aerial ropeway / cable car

ying1

jia4

zhan4

tai2
trestlework

na2

jia4

zi5
to throw one's weight around / to put on airs

la1

kai1

jia4

shi5
to assume a fighting stance / (fig.) to take the offensive

la1

jia4
to try to stop a fight / to intervene in a fight

liang2

jia4
roof beam / rafters

peng2

jia4
trellis / scaffolding

peng2

jia4

ge2

zi5
trellis latticework

zhan4

jia4
trestle

gou4

jia4
structure

biao1

jia4
a coordinate frame

lan2

jia4
hurdle

tuo1

jia4
bracket

kao3

jia4
grill (of a cooker etc)

zhu2

jia4
candlestick holder / candlestand / candelabra

lu2

jia4
grate

xia4

jia4
to take down from the shelves (e.g. a contaminated product)

qi1

ceng2

jia4

gou4
seven layer architecture (OSI)

shen2

nong2

jia4
Shennongjialin, directly administered forestry reserve in east Hubei

shen2

nong2

jia4

di4

qu1
Shennongjialin, directly administered forestry reserve in east Hubei

shen2

nong2

jia4

lin2

qu1
Shennongjialin, directly administered forestry reserve in east Hubei

duan1

jia4

zi5
to put on airs

bi3

jia4
pen rack / pen-holder

xi4

bao1

gu3

jia4
cytoskeleton (of a cell)

wu1

jia4
a building / the frame of a building / roof beam / truss

wang3

lu4

jia4

gou4
network infrastructure

hui4

jia4

zuo4
Pictor (constellation)

luo2

quan1

jia4
a quarrel in which third parties get involved

ke4

jia4
to scuffle / to come to blows

lian2

he2

guo2

qi4

hou4

bian4

hua4

kuang4

jia4

gong1

yue1
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

zi4

xing2

che1

jia4
bike rack / bicycle frame

ying1

jia4
scaffolding

ju3

jia4
(dialect) height of a house

bi4

jia4
ledge

mo4

shui3

ping2

jia4
inkstand

ta1

jia4
to collapse / to come to grief

cha1

jia4
trestle / X-shaped frame

gan3

ya1

zi5

shang4

jia4
lit. to drive a duck onto a perch (idiom) / fig. to push sb to do sth way beyond their ability

ju4

mu4

jia4
a sawhorse

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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