jian3 =
ji + an3

to check / to examine / to inspect / to exercise restraint | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc (ji) and General 傅佥 (佥) are spending Christmas Eve inside of the Anchor Inn (an3). Next to them there is a Christmas tree (木) at the bar. Jeanne and the general again and again check (检) and investigate (检) the tree whether there are already some presents under it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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qian1 =
qi + an1

all | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: General 傅佥.

The Queen of Hearts wants to drive all the cats out of the Anchor Inn. Outside of it she put on a pointed cap, sprinkled some catnip and starts to play her flute like the Pied Piper of Hamelin. She plays and plays but no cats come out at all, just the General Fu Qian is attracted by the catnip. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

variant of 集[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a pointed cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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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,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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丿
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xx5

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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xiao3 =
xi + ao3

variant of 小 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: catnip. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, almost 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 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,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 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,
over 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 3

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,
about 3 years ago
an3

In Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

Words with


jian3

cha2
inspection / to examine / to inspect / CL:次[ci4] (HSK level 3)

jian3

yan4
to inspect / to examine / to test (HSK level 6)

jian3

tao3
to examine or inspect / self-criticism / review (HSK level 6)

jian3

ce4
to detect / to test / detection / sensing

an1

jian3
safety check

jian3

cha2

yuan2
inspector

jian3

ju3
to report (an offense to the authorities) / to inform against sb

jian3

cha2

zhan4
checkpoint

jian3

suo3
to retrieve (data) / to look up / retrieval / search

yao4

jian3
drugs test (e.g. on athletes)

jian3

cha2
to inspect / check up (on)

jian3

dian3
to examine / to check / to keep a lookout / cautious / restrained (in speech or mannerisms)

zhi4

jian3
quarantine / quality inspection

jian3

cha2

shao4
inspection post / checkpoint

jian3

yi4
quarantine

jian3

yue4
to inspect / to review (troops etc) / military review

jian3

xiu1
to overhaul / to examine and fix (a motor) / to service (a vehicle)

jian3

ce4

qi4
detector

jian3

cha2

yuan4
prosecutor's office / procuratorate

jian3

cha2

guan1
the prosecution (in a court case)

ti3

jian3
abbr. for 體格檢查|体格检查[ti3 ge2 jian3 cha2]

chou1

jian3
sampling / spot check / random test

ji4

jian3
disciplinary inspection / to inspect another's discipline

jian3

ding4
a test / determination / to check up on / to examine / to assay

jian3

zi4

fa3
indexing system for Chinese characters in a dictionary

bao4

jian3
quarantine inspection

chu1

jing4

jian3

cha2
emigration control

jian3

zi4

biao3
word index (of a dictionary)

jian3

yun4

bang4
home pregnancy test

jian3

chu1
to detect / to examine and discover / to sense

di4

jian3

shu3
district prosecutor's office

zui4

gao1

ren2

min2

jian3

cha2

yuan4
PRC Supreme People's Procuratorate (prosecutor's office)

lu:3

jian3
passenger inspection (customs)

guo2

jia1

zhi4

liang4

jian1

du1

jian3

yan4

jian3

yi4

zong3

ju2
AQSIQ / PRC State Administration of Quality Supervision and Quarantine

gong1

jian3

fa3
public security authorities, acronym from 公安局[gong1 an1 ju2], 檢察院|检察院[jian3 cha2 yuan4] and 法院[fa3 yuan4]

guang1

jian3

ce4

qi4
optical detector

sou1

jian3
to search out / to check

pai2

jian3
to arrange for ease of search / to catalogue for retrieval

shang1

jian3
to inspect goods

ju1

jian3
restrained and cautious

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