zhao4 =
zh + ao4

variant of 照[zhao4] / to shine / to illuminate | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhao4 =
zh + ao4

according to / in accordance with / to shine / to illuminate / to reflect / to look at (one's reflection) / to take (a photo) / photo / as requested / as before | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is taking photos in the Taos Pueblo's bathroom of his grill which he wants to sell over the internet. The flash of his camera flashes very bright and clear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zhao1 =
zh + ao1

bright / clear / manifest / to show clearly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The sun reads her manifest over intercom in front of the Taos Pueblo and George Washington is listening. He thinks that her writing is very clear and bright. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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shao4 =
sh + ao4

surname Shao / name of an ancient state that existed in what is now Shaanxi Province | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhao4 =
zh + ao4

to call together / to summon / to convene / temple or monastery (used in place names in Inner Mongolia) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: an intercom to call everyone together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


George Washington prepares a few mandarins for everyone in the Taos Pueblo's bathroom by cutting them with a cleaver. As he is finished he calls everyone over the intercom to come over to fetch a piece. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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dao1 =
d + ao1

surname Dao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

dao1 =
d + ao1

knife / blade / single-edged sword / cutlass / CL:把[ba3] / classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper) / (slang) dollar (loanword) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters: More like a cleaver, while 刂 is a kitchen knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Don Quixote serves his good deed of the day in front of the Taos Pueblo. In order to feed the people, he uses a plough to dig up some bananas, and cuts them into slices with a broad cleaver type knife. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

component related to fire or, in case of animals, legs | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this "fire" component by a grill. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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HSK level: 3

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,
about 2 years ago
ao4

In the Taos Pueblo's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Words with


zhao4

pian4
photograph / picture / CL:張|张[zhang1],套[tao4],幅[fu2] (HSK level 3)

hu4

zhao4
passport / CL:本[ben3],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

zhao4

gu5
to take care of / to show consideration / to attend to / to look after (HSK level 3)

zhao4

xiang4

ji1
camera / CL:個|个[ge4],架[jia4],部[bu4],台[tai2],隻|只[zhi1] (HSK level 3)

an4

zhao4
according to / in accordance with / in the light of / on the basis of (HSK level 4)

zhao4

chang2
(business etc) as usual (HSK level 5)

zhi2

zhao4
license / permit (HSK level 5)

zhao4
耀
yao4
to shine / to illuminate (HSK level 6)

can1

zhao4
to consult a reference / to refer to (another document) (HSK level 6)

zhao4

ying4
to correlate with / to correspond to (HSK level 6)

zhao4

ying5
to look after / to take care of / to attend to (HSK level 6)

dui4

zhao4
to contrast / to compare / to place side by side for comparison (as parallel texts) / to check (HSK level 6)

guan1

zhao4
to take care / to keep an eye on / to look after / to tell / to remind (HSK level 6)

zhao4

liao4
to tend / to take care of sb (HSK level 6)

zhao4

yang4
as before / (same) as usual (HSK level 6)
仿
fang3

zhao4
to imitate

tan4

zhao4

deng1
searchlight

zhao4

zhi2
directly / straight / straight ahead / straightforward

ju4

zhao4
still pose (in stage work) / stage photo

zhao4

mian4
to meet face-to-face

ying4

zhao4
to shine upon / to reflect

zun1

zhao4
in accordance with / to follow (the rules)

zhao4

kan4
to look after / to attend to / to have in care

zhao4

ming2
lighting / illumination

zhao4

chao1
to copy word-for-word

ri4

zhao4
sunshine

ri4

zhao4
Rizhao prefecture level city in Shandong

zhao4

she4
to shine on / to light up / to irradiate

zhao4

jiu4
as before / as in the past

jia4

zhao4
driver's license

zhao4

zhun3
request granted (formal usage in old document) / to aim (gun)

guang1

zhao4
illumination

kuai4

zhao4
snapshot / photo

xie3

zhao4
portrayal

pu3

zhao4
to illuminate everything (of the sun)

zhao4

shuo1
normally / ordinarily speaking

fu2

zhao4
irradiation

zhao4

xiang4
to take a photograph

zhao4

xiang4

guan3
photo studio

zhao4

guan3
to look after / to provide for

Example sentences for

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