zhai3 =
zh + ai3

narrow / narrow-minded / badly off | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a narrow slit of some kind. George Washington (zh) is painting cave paintings (穴) the inner chambers of the palace (ai3). He is using a special technique: he pushes the hair of his Mohawk haircut (乍) through a narrow slit (窄) so that when he applies the paint to his hair (to use it as a brush) he doesn't accidentally paint his face. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zha4 =
zh + a4

at first / suddenly / abruptly / to spread / (of hair) to stand on end / bristling | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A Mohawk haircut. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


George Washington tries out a Mohawk haircut in the Adziogol lighthouse's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xue2 =
xu + e2

cave / cavity / hole / acupuncture point / Taiwan pr. [xue4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Hermes presents his newest piece of art: Cave paintings painted on a gigantic eight-ball. Somehow he managed to set it up inside the Erechtheions entrance. For his great artistic achievement, he gained a honorary doctor, and proudly wears his hard earned graduation cap. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ai3

"ai3" is in the palace. Remember it by recalling that "Palais of Versailles" contains two times "ai". - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


xia2

zhai3
narrow (HSK level 6)

yuan1

jia1

lu4

zhai3
lit. enemies on a narrow road (idiom); fig. an inevitable clash between opposing factions

kuan1

da3

zhai3

yong4
to give oneself leeway (idiom) / to allow room for error

kuan1

zhai3
width / breadth

jian1

zhai3
pointy / tapered

xin1

zhai3
narrow-minded / intolerant

xin1

xiong1

xia2

zhai3
narrow-minded (idiom); petty / ungenerous

zhai3

xiang4
narrow alley / narrow street

zhai3

xia2
see 狹窄|狭窄[xia2 zhai3]

er4

jian1

ban4

xia2

zhai3
mitral stenosis (physiology)

zhai3

feng4
narrow gap / slit

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