shu1 =
shu + Ø1

different / unique / special / very / (classical) to behead / to die / to cut off / to separate / to surpass | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The wicked witch (歹) sentenced Sheldon Shrimp (shu) to be beheaded (殊) in front of the space station (Ø1), but a vermilion flycatcher (朱) is going to help him. Since the witch is very short-sighted, the bird sits on Sheldon's shoulders acting as his head, flying down as the blade falls down while Sheldon's head is actually behind the guillotine. To the witch it looked like Sheldon's head fell down. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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zhu1 =
zhu + Ø1

surname Zhu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhu1 =
zhu + Ø1

vermilion | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a vermilion flycatcher.

Ai Weiwei (未) caught eight vermilion flycatchers (朱) for his new art project and brought them to the space station, but they escaped. In front of the space station (Ø1) they are hiding in George Gian Squid's (zhu) arms. George's and the birds' colors match really well so Ai Weiwei cannot see the birds, but Ai Weiwei lures them with a banana (丿) and finally one of the birds flies to the banana, bringing attention to the others as well. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


zhu1 =
zhu + Ø1

cinnabar / see 硃砂|朱砂[zhu1 sha1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
wei4 =
w + ei4

not yet / did not / have not / not / 8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th July-6th August), year of the Sheep | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Shortly after finishing a new installation in the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Ai Weiwei is imprisoned by Willy Walrus, because—out of all places—Ai Weiwei put his new installation right into Willy Walrus's toilet. Ai Weiwei's installation is a Christmas tree with a tiny, slightly tilted flute on top. Ai Weiwei would really, really like to correct the tilted flute, but so far, Willy Walrus has not yet let him out. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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 4 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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dai3 =
d + ai3

bad / wicked / evil | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A wicked witch. Don Quixote is fighting two foes in the palace: A bat and a witch. Unfortunately, on that morning he brought a flute instead of a lance. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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xi1 =
xi + Ø1

dusk / evening / Taiwan pr. [xi4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one looks like a bat. Marie Curie goes out for a space walk in front of the space station in the evening. Suddenly, several space bats appear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


A man dressed like a bat. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


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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?)

shu

Sheldon Shrimp - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


te4

shu1
special / particular / unusual / extraordinary (HSK level 5)

shu1

tu2

tong2

gui1
different routes to the same destination (idiom); fig. different means of achieve the same end

te4

shu1

jiao4

yu4
special education

shu1

bu4

zhi1
little imagined / scarcely realized

shu1

rong2
special glory / distinction / rare honor / one's laurels / it's a privilege (to meet you)

xuan2

shu1
a wide gap / big contrast / large disparity / a mismatch

shu1

si3
to behead / capital punishment / desperate struggle / life-and-death

shu1

yi4
entirely different / quite separate

shu1

zhi4
different / unusual scene

shu1

se4
beautiful girl / a beauty

tong2

tu2

shu1

gui1
same road out, different ones back

te4

shu1

han2

shu4
special functions (math.)

te4

shu1

hu4

li3
special care / intensive nursing

te4

shu1

guan1

xi4
special relation

zhong4

gua3

xuan2

shu1
the multitude against the few, a wide disparity (idiom from Mencius); heavily outnumbered / unequally matched / overwhelmed by weight of numbers

shu1

xiang1
foreign land / faraway land

wen2

shu1
Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of keen awareness

wen2

shu1

shi1

li4

pu2

sa4
Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of keen awareness

wen2

shu1

pu2

sa4
Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of keen awareness

shu1

yu4

zhou1

zi1

lu4
Ming dynasty record (1574) of exploration and foreign relations

shu1
姿
zi1
differing attitude / different posture

shu1

shen1

zhen3

nian4
extreme solicitude (idiom); expressing the deepest condolences / to feel deeply concerned

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