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, almost 2 years 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, about 2 years 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

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

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 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, over 3 years ago | add a painting


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

shu

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


sheng1

mi3

zuo4

cheng2

shu2

fan4
lit. the raw rice is now cooked (idiom); fig. it is done and can't be changed / It's too late to change anything now. / also written 生米煮成熟飯|生米煮成熟饭

sheng1

mi3

zhu3

cheng2

shu2

fan4
the rice is cooked / what's done is done / it's too late to change anything now (idiom)

sheng1

mi3

shu2

fan4
abbr. for 生米煮成熟飯|生米煮成熟饭, lit. the raw rice is now cooked (idiom); fig. it is done and can't be changed / It's too late to change anything now.

qiu1

shu2
ripening in autumn (of crops)

shu2

yu3
idiom

ren2

sheng1

lu4

bu4

shu2
everything is unfamiliar

ren2

fei1

sheng1

er2

zhi1

zhi1

zhe3

,

shu2

neng2

wu2

huo4
Knowledge is not innate to man, how can we overcome doubt? / We are not born with knowledge, how does one achieve maturity? (i.e. without guidance from a teacher - Tang dynasty essayist Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈)

quan2

shu2
thoroughly cooked / well done (of steak)

yi1

hui2

sheng1

,

er4

hui2

shu2
lit. at first raw, later ripe (idiom); unfamiliar at first but you get used to it / strangers at first meeting, but soon friends / awkward at first but becoming skillful later / an acquired taste

ban4

shu2

lian4
semi-skilled

yi1

ci4

sheng1

,

liang3

ci4

shu2
unfamiliar at first but you get used to it / strangers are first meeting, but soon friends / an acquired taste

chang2

shu2
Changshu county level city in Suzhou 蘇州|苏州[Su1 zhou1], Jiangsu

chang2

shu2

shi4
Changshu county level city in Suzhou 蘇州|苏州[Su1 zhou1], Jiangsu

si1

shu2
familiar with one another

kuai4

shu2

mian4
instant noodles

xing4

cheng2

shu2
sexual maturity

cheng2

shu2

fen1

lie4
meiosis (in sexual reproduction)

san1

fen1

shu2
cooked three minutes / rare (of steak)

wei4

shu2
unripe

sha1

shu2
to swindle associates, friends or relatives

hun4

shou2
to get familiar with

gun3

gua1

lan4

shu2
lit. ripe as a melon that rolls from its vine (idiom); fig. to know fluently / to know sth inside out / to know sth by heart

zhu3

shou2
boil

shu2

ren2

shu2

shi4
familiar

shu2

hua4
to cure / to mature

shu2

pi2

jiu3
pasteurized beer

shu2

di4
cultivated land / in Chinese medicine, preparation from rhizome of Chinese foxglove (Rehmannia glutinosa)

shu2

nu:3
mature and sophisticated woman

shu2

zi4
familiar words / known Chinese character

shu2

si1
deliberation

shu2

lu:4
careful thought

shu2

liao4
worked material / chamotte (refractory ceramic material)

shu2

wu2

shu2

shou3
not to notice a familiar sight / blind to sth

shu2

shi2

hui1
slaked lime / hydrated lime

shu2

luo4
familiar / close

shu2

si1
silk raw material (prepared by boiling in soap)

shu2

huang1
abandoned land

shu2

cai4
cooked food (ready to eat)

wu3

fen1

shu2
cooked five minutes / medium (of steak)

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