zhi4 =
zh + Ø4

sluggish | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) has stacked thirty cooking tops as a pyramid on top of a towel on the floor of the space station bathroom (Ø4), and sluggishly (滞) pulls the towel with a belt (带). - Mnemonic by mandarinmuncher, 23 days ago | add a painting



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dai4 =
d + ai4

band / belt / girdle / ribbon / tire / area / zone / region / CL:條|条[tiao2] / to wear / to carry / to take along / to bear (i.e. to have) / to lead / to bring / to look after / to raise | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Don Quixote purchased thirty cooking tops in the palace's bathroom to build new armor out of them. Now the question is: how does he get them home? Finally he has a good idea: He spreads out a towel on the floor, stacks the thirty cooking tops as a pyramid and pulls the towel with a belt. It works! This way he can bring them back to his place. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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sa4 =
s + a4

thirty | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Thirty is a square pyramidal number, that is you can built a pyramid with a square base (of four times four items in that layer) out of fourty things. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Just as Socrates is using the Adziogol lighthouse's bathroom the water of the river is swelling so much that he will have to swim unless he uses a boat or something similar. Socrates thinks that this is the perfect opportunity to try out a model he had in mind for a long time. With thirty flutes he builds an inverted pyramid and yes, it floats! - 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,
about 3 years ago


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chuan1 =
chu + an1

abbr. for Sichuan Province 四川[Si4 chuan1] in southwest China | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

chuan1 =
chu + an1

river / creek / plain / an area of level country | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A new river has formed in front of the Anchor Inn, and Chantal Chicken is happy that now she'll be able to float to the pub instead of having to walk to it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

towel / general purpose cloth / women's headcovering (old) / Kangxi radical 50 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc has smuggled a dinosaur bone out of the Forbidden City. To hide it, she covered it in maps and towels. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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jiong1 =
ju + (e)ng1

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 13), occurring in 用, 同, 网 etc / see also 同字框[tong2 zi4 kuang4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Kind of looks like a map. Zeus found a secret map that tells the location of a golden dinosaur bone in front of Stonehenge, so he took a plough and digged up everything. He actually found a couple of dinosaur bones, but not a golden one. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



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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,
about 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 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,
about 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, 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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shui3 =
shu + ei3

"water" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 85), occurring in 没, 法, 流 etc / see also 三點水|三点水[san1 dian3 shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bottle of water. Sheldon Shrimp (shu-) enjoys a bottle of water (氵) inside the Eiffel tower (-ei3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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HSK level: 6

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

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


ting2

zhi4
stagnation / at a standstill / bogged down (HSK level 6)

zhi4

liu2
to detain / retention (HSK level 6)

zhi4

hou4
to lag behind

zhi4

na4

jin1
overdue fine / late fine

ting2

zhi4

bu4

qian2
stuck and not moving forward (idiom); stagnant / in a rut / at a standstill

zu3

zhi4
to clog up / silted up

dai1

zhi4
dull / lifeless / sluggish

zhi4

xiao1
to sell poorly / unmarketable / slow-moving (product, inventory etc)

ning2

zhi4
to stagnate / to congeal / (fig.) to stop still / to freeze

chi2

zhi4
delay / procrastination

zhi4

sai1
to obstruct

zhi4

qi1

fei4
demurrage charge (shipping) (currency)

qi4

zhi4
stagnation of 氣|气[qi4] (TCM)

zhi4

na4
overdue (payment) / in arrears

zhi4

zhang4
stagflation (i.e. simultaneous inflation and stagnation)

ban3

zhi4
stiff / dull

yu1

zhi4
(in Chinese medicine) stasis (of blood or other fluids)

mu4

guang1

dai1

zhi4
to have a lifeless look in one's eyes (idiom)

nian2

zhi4
viscous

nian2

zhi4

xing4
viscosity

jian3

zhi4
awkward / ominous / unfavorable

yu1

zhi4
high-sounding and impractical

an4

zhi4
dull (complexion)

yu1

zhi4
silted up / obstructed by silt / variant of 瘀滯|瘀滞[yu1 zhi4]

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