zai1 =
z + ai1

to grow / to plant / to insert / to force on sb / to fall head first | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zorro (z) is taking care of his bonsai Christmas tree (木) in front of the palace (ai1). He plants (栽) it into a bigger flower pot, and after cutting (𢦏) some of its branches he sews (𢦏) the tree's wounds. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 7 months ago | add a painting



=
𢦏
+
𢦏
zai1 =
z + ai1

to cut / to wound / to hurt | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 𢦏

Mnemonic symbol: a cut which has been sewed.

Zorro (z) cut (𢦏) himself with a spear (戈) badly and sewed (𢦏) the wound himself in front of the palace (ai1). He can now only walk with the help of a cross (十) which he uses as cane. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


𢦏
=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

𢦏
=

+
ge1 =
g + e1

surname Ge | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ge1 =
g + e1

spear | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Guy Fawkes (g) practises his archery skills in front of the Erechtheion (e1). He uses a bow (弋) to shoot a spear (戈) right into a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



=
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
yi4 =
y + Ø4

to shoot | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is practising her shooting skills with a bow in the bathroom of the space station. The character just looks like a bow with an arrow, which is going to be shot to the left hand side. There's a feather on the bow. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting



=
𢦏
+
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 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


=

+
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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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: 6

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

z

Zorro - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
ai1

"ai1" is in front of the palace. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Words with


zai1

pei2
to grow / to cultivate / to train / to educate / to patronize (HSK level 6)

zai1

zang1
to frame sb (by planting sth on them)

pen2

zai1
growing plants in pots / Japanese: bonsai

zai1

gen1

tou5
to fall head over heels / (fig.) to come a cropper

zai1

zhong4
to plant / to grow

zai1

zi5
seedling / young plant

zai1

zhi2
to plant / to transplant

zai1

zhong4

ji1
a mechanical planter (for rice, plants)

dao4

zai1

cong1
to fall headlong / fig. a disastrous setback

ren4

zai1
to admit defeat

qian2

ren2

zai1

shu4

,

hou4

ren2

cheng2

liang2
to enjoy the benefits of the hard work of one's predecessors. (idiom)

duo1

zai1

hua1

shao3

zai1

ci4
talk nicely and avoid disputes / give compliments and not remarks

yi1

tou2

zai1

jin4
to plunge into / to run headlong into

you3

yi4

zai1

hua1

hua1

bu4

fa1

,

wu2

xin1

cha1

liu3

liu3

cheng2

yin1
lit. you plant a garden and the flowers do not bloom, you poke a stick in the mud and it grows into a tree / fig. things do not always turn out as one would expect / well-laid plans may fail, and success may come where you least expect it

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