shu2 =
shu + Ø2

cooked (of food) / ripe (of fruit) / mature (of seeds) / familiar / skilled / done / also pr. [shou2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sheldon Shrimp (shu) concocts an elixir against his stomach ache just inside the space station's entrance (Ø2). On a small grill (灬) He put a drink (孰) in which he dissolves a whole bag of painkillers (孰). When the pills are fully dissolved, his elixir is done (熟). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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shu2 =
shu + Ø2

who / which / what | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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wan2 =
w + an2

ball / pellet / pill | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a bag of painkillers.

Willy Walrus feels like floating on cloud nine after he took too many painkillers. Floating on cloud nine just inside the entrance of the Anchor Inn he covers himself with a large petal leaf and just wants to sleep. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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jiu3 =
ji + ou3

nine / 9 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne d'Arc is on cloud nine in the Louvre. With a shovel, she dug up a banana: when she peeled it she found a flute inside, with which she instantly fell in love. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 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, 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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丿
+

+
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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丿
+

+
ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - 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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xiang3 =
xi + ang3

to enjoy / to benefit / to have the use of | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie enjoys a drink inside of Angkor War. The drink contains eggs and mandarins, and instead of a little umbrella it has a little beret. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - 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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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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

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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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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zi3 =
z + Ø3

son / child / seed / egg / small thing / 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat / Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Zorro wants to eat an egg in the space station, and he already put it in a prize cup, as he has no egg cup. He also lacks a spoon, so he uses a big flute to crush the egg open. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


zi5 =
z + Ø5

(noun suffix) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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le5 =
l + e5

(modal particle intensifying preceding clause) / (completed action marker) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sir Lancelot has finished his preparations to fight the world. There he stands ready, on top of the Erechtheion, with a sickle and a crowbar in his hands. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

liao3 =
li + ao3

to finish / to achieve / to understand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Li Qingzhao is racing for a new world record in the Taos Pueblo: She's trying to juggle as many sickles as fast as possible with two crowbars. As she finishes, she grabs her earned prize cup. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 2 years ago

liao3 =
li + ao3

(of eyes) bright / clear-sighted / to understand clearly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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zhe2 =
zh + e2

variant of 乙[zhe2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 2 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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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

shu

Sheldon Shrimp - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


shu2

xi1
to be familiar with / to know well (HSK level 4)

cheng2

shu2
mature / ripe / to mature / to ripen / Taiwan pr. [cheng2 shou2] (HSK level 4)

shu2

lian4
practiced / proficient / skilled / skillful (HSK level 5)

chun2

shu2
skillful / proficient

er3

shu2

neng2

xiang2
what's frequently heard can be repeated in detail (idiom)

shu2

ke4
frequent visitor

shu2

ji4
to learn by heart / to memorize

shen1

si1

shu2

lu:4
mature reflection / after careful deliberations

shu2

shi2
cooked food / prepared food / deli food

shu2

zhi1
to be well acquainted with

shu2

shui4
asleep / sleeping soundly

ban4

sheng1

bu4

shou2
underripe / half-cooked / (fig.) not mastered (of a technique) / clumsy / halting

mian4

shu2
to look familiar / familiar-looking

zao3

shu2
precocious / early-maturing

shu2

ren3
quite familiar with sth

shu2

lu4
familiar road / beaten track

shu2

du2
to read and re-read sth until one is familiar with it

qing1

che1

shu2

lu4
lit. to drive a lightweight chariot on a familiar road (idiom) / fig. to do sth routinely and with ease / a walk in the park

shu2

shi5
to be well acquainted with / to know well

gua1

shu2

di4

luo4
when the melon is ripe, it falls (idiom); problems sort themselves out in the fullness of time

shu2

shou3
skilled person / an experienced hand

shu2

xi2
to understand profoundly / well-versed / skillful / practiced / to have the knack

shu2

tie3
wrought iron

xian2

shu2
adept / skilled

jia4

qing1

jiu4

shu2
lit. an easy drive on a familiar path (idiom); fig. experience makes progress easy / a task that is so familiar one can do it with one's hand tied behind one's back

shu2

ren2
acquaintance / friend

yan3

shu2
familiar-looking / to seem familiar

shu2

neng2

sheng1

qiao3
with familiarity you learn the trick (idiom); practice makes perfect

shu2

tou4
completely ripe / ripened / (of meat) well-done

shu2

shi4

wu2

du3
to pay no attention to a familiar sight / to ignore

lan4

shu2
well cooked / to know thoroughly

er3

shu2
to sound familiar / familiar-sounding

shu2

shi2

gao1
plaster of Paris / calcined gypsum

shu2

an1
to know sth fluently / well-versed

cui1

shu2
to promote ripening of fruit

shu2

dao4
familiar road / well-trodden path

shu2

dao4

r5
familiar road / well-trodden path

shu2

men2

shu2

lu4
familiar

shu2

shi2

dian4
deli / delicatessen

bu4

cheng2

shu2
unripe / immature

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