zhen1 =
zh + (e)n1

precious thing / treasure / culinary delicacy / rare / valuable / to value highly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Martin Luther King (王) tells George Washington (zh) that him wearing a big white afro (㐱) is cultural misappropriation and that he should get rid of it in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1), but George cries out that his afro is a precious thing (珍) to him, a real treasure (珍), and begs Martin Luther King to allow him to keep it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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zhen3 =
zh + (e)n3

bushy, black hair | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: an afro.

George Washington (zh) sees that Neanderthal Man (人) got a huge afro (㐱) and know he wants one himself. In the Forbidden City ((e)n3) Neanderthal Man helps him to make his hair thicker using hair from a fake Santa Claus beard (彡) matching his natural hair color, eventually forming his hair and his extensions into a huge gray afro. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 12 months ago | add a painting



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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
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
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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shan1 =
sh + an1

hair | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


In front of Anchor Inn Sherlock Holmes wants to eat a banana, but he can't because of his fake Santa Clause beard. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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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wang2 =
w + ang2

surname Wang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

wang2 =
w + ang2

king or monarch / best or strongest of its type / grand / great | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters, this characters will be represented by Martin Luther King. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: Martin Luther King.

Willy Walrus (wu-) is stuck in a heap of dirt (土) just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa (-ang2). Martin Luther King (王) helps him to get out by holding him a flute (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

wang4 =
w + ang4

to rule / to reign over | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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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tu3 =
tu + Ø3

Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tu3 =
tu + Ø3

earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station (Ø3). It's hard to do it in outer space, so he uses some dust and clay (土) to fix the two things together. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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shi2 =
sh + Ø2

ten / 10 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh-) is investigating a very strange thing, which just arrived at the entrance of the space station (-2): A big pyramid made of ten (十) crosses (十), which are in turn made out of flutes (一) and dinosaur bones (丨). - 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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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,
about 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,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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

Stroke order

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is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 5

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
(e)n1

In front of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


zhen1

xi1
to treasure / to value / to cherish (HSK level 5)

zhen1

gui4
precious (HSK level 6)

zhen1

zhu1
pearl / CL:顆|颗[ke1] (HSK level 6)

zhen1

xi1
rare / precious and uncommon (HSK level 6)

zhen1

ai4
to cherish

zhen1

zhong4
precious / extremely valuable / (honorific) Please take good care of yourself!

zhen1

bao3
a treasure

zhen1

cang2
collection / to collect (valuables)

mi2

zu2

zhen1

gui4
extremely precious / valuable

wei2

zhen1
Virgin (company)

shan1

zhen1

hai3

wei4
exotic delicacies / luxury foodstuff from distant locations

zhen1

zhu1

gang3
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii)

zhen1

yi4
rare / precious and odd

ru2

shu3

jia1

zhen1
lit. as if enumerating one's family valuables (idiom) / fig. to be very familiar with a matter

zhen1

pin3
valuable object / curio

xiu4

zhen1
pocket-sized / pocket (book etc)

zhen1

qi2
rare / strange

qi2

zhen1
a rare treasure / sth priceless and unique

zhen1

wen2
oddity / news tidbits / strange and interesting item

yong3

zhen1
Vientiane, capital city of Laos (Tw)

zhen1

qin2

qi2

shou4
rare animals and birds / protected species

shan1

zhen1

hai3

cuo4
rarities from the mountain and the sea (idiom); fig. a sumptuous spread of food delicacies

qi2

zhen1

yi4

bao3
rare treasure (idiom)

shan4

zi4

zhen1

she4
take good care of yourself! (idiom)

zhen1

xiu1
delicacy / dainties / rare foodstuff

zhen1

xiu1

mei3

wei4
delicacy and fine taste (idiom); a wonderful treat

zhen1

xiu1

mei3

zhuan4
delicacy and fine taste (idiom); a wonderful treat

bi4

zhou3

zi4

zhen1
to value the broom as one's own (idiom); to attach value to sth because it is one's own / a sentimental attachment

li3

shi2

zhen1
Li Shizhen (1518-1593), Ming botanist and pharmacologist, author of Compendium of Medical Herbs 本草綱目|本草纲目[Ben3 cao3 Gang1 mu4]

li3

ru3

zhen1
Li Ruzhen (c. 1763-c. 1830), Qing novelist and phonologist, author of fantasy novel Jinghua Yuan 鏡花緣|镜花缘 or Flowers in the Mirror

ni2

gui4

zhen1
Ni Guizhen or Ni Kwei-Tseng (1869 - 1931), mother of Song Ailing 宋藹齡|宋蔼龄[Song4 Ai3 ling2], Song Qingling 宋慶齡|宋庆龄[Song4 Qing4 ling2] and Song Meiling 宋美齡|宋美龄[Song4 Mei3 ling2]

wu2

jia4

zhen1

zhu1
Pearl of Great Price (Mormonism)

lian4

zhen1
a delicacy (food)

zhen1

zhu1

mu3
mother-of-pearl (used in ornamentation and in TCM)

zhen1

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ao4

si1

ting1
Jane Austen (1775-1817), English novelist / also written 簡・奧斯汀|简・奥斯汀[Jian3 · Ao4 si1 ting1]

zhen1

nai3
abbr. for pearl milk tea 珍珠奶茶

zhen1

zhu1

yan2
perlite

zhen1

zhu1

xiao3

fan1

qie2
see 聖女果|圣女果[sheng4 nu:3 guo3]

xiu4

zhen1

ren2
little person / midget / dwarf

xiu4

zhen1

ben3
pocket book / paperback

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