zheng1 =
zh + (e)ng1

to strive for / to vie for / to argue or debate / deficient or lacking (dialect) / how or what (literary) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: The grim reaper, as 争 is often used in words involving war (什么什么战争).

In front of Stonehenge, the Grim reaper marks his next victims in passing. With a crayon he draws big "X"s on the crane and George Washington. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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yu4 =
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pen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite tags the space station's bathroom using her crayon. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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appears as component in

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

zh

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
(e)ng1

In front of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


jing4

zheng1
to compete / competition (HSK level 4)

zheng1

lun4
to argue / to debate / to contend / argument / contention / controversy / debate / CL:次[ci4],場|场[chang3] (HSK level 5)

zhan4

zheng1
war / conflict / CL:場|场[chang2],次[ci4] (HSK level 5)

zheng1

qu3
to fight for / to strive for / to win over (HSK level 5)

zheng1

duan1
dispute / controversy / conflict (HSK level 6)

dou4

zheng1
a struggle / fight / battle (HSK level 6)

zheng1

duo2
to fight over / to contest / to vie over (HSK level 6)

zheng1

qi4
to work hard for sth / to resolve on improvement / determined not to fall short (HSK level 6)

zheng1

yi4
controversy / dispute / to dispute (HSK level 6)

li4

zheng1
to work hard for / to do all one can / to contend strongly (HSK level 6)

zheng1

xian1

kong3

hou4
striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom); outdoing one another (HSK level 6)

jing4

zheng1

li4
competitive strength / competitiveness

jing4

zheng1

xing4
competitive

zheng1

qiang3
to fight over / to scramble for

jing4

zheng1

zhe3
competitor

yu3

shi4

wu2

zheng1
to stand aloof from worldly affairs

zheng1

guang1
to win an honor / to strive to win a prize

long2

zheng1

hu3

dou4
lit. the dragon wars, the tiger battles (idiom); fierce battle between giants

zheng1

ba4
to contend for hegemony / a power struggle

zheng1

chao3
dispute / strife

jie3

fang4

zhan4

zheng1
War of Liberation (1945-49), after which the Communists 共產黨武裝|共产党武装 under Mao Zedong 毛澤東|毛泽东 took over from the Nationalists 國民政府|国民政府 under Chiang Kai-shek 蔣介石|蒋介石

ming2

zheng1

an4

dou4
struggling in the light and fighting in the dark (idiom); fig. intriguing against each other / locked in constant strife

fen1

zheng1
to dispute

zheng1

zhi2
to dispute / to disagree / to argue opinionatedly / to wrangle

bu4

zheng1
widely known / incontestable / undeniable / to not strive for / to not contend for

zheng1

quan2

duo2

li4
scramble for power and profit (idiom); power struggle

zheng1

xian1
to compete to be first / to contest first place

zheng1

ming2

duo2

li4
to fight for fame, grab profit (idiom); scrambling for fame and wealth / only interested in personal gain

zheng1

feng1
to strive

ni3

zheng1

wo3

duo2
lit. you fight, I snatch (idiom); to compete fiercely offering no quarter / fierce rivalry / tug-of-war

jie1

ji2

dou4

zheng1
the class struggle

zheng1

yi4

xing4
controversial

kang4

zheng1
to resist / to make a stand and fight (against)

zheng1

duo2

zhan4
struggle

lun4

zheng1
argument / debate / controversy

zheng1

dou4
struggle / war

zheng1

fen1

duo2

miao3
lit. fight minutes, snatch seconds (idiom); a race against time / making every second count

zheng1

bian4
a dispute / to wrangle

fen1

miao3

bi4

zheng1
seize every minute and second (idiom); not a minute to lose / every moment counts

zheng1

de2
to obtain by an effort / to strive to get sth

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