zhu1 =
zhu + Ø1

bead / pearl / CL:粒[li4],顆|颗[ke1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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+
zhu1 =
zhu + Ø1

surname Zhu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhu1 =
zhu + Ø1

vermilion | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a vermilion flycatcher.

Ai Weiwei (未) caught eight vermilion flycatchers (朱) for his new art project and brought them to the space station, but they escaped. In front of the space station (Ø1) they are hiding in George Gian Squid's (zhu) arms. George's and the birds' colors match really well so Ai Weiwei cannot see the birds, but Ai Weiwei lures them with a banana (丿) and finally one of the birds flies to the banana, bringing attention to the others as well. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 10 months ago | add a painting


zhu1 =
zhu + Ø1

cinnabar / see 硃砂|朱砂[zhu1 sha1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
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, about 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
+
wei4 =
w + ei4

not yet / did not / have not / not / 8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th July-6th August), year of the Sheep | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Shortly after finishing a new installation in the Eiffel tower's bathroom, Ai Weiwei is imprisoned by Willy Walrus, because—out of all places—Ai Weiwei put his new installation right into Willy Walrus's toilet. Ai Weiwei's installation is a Christmas tree with a tiny, slightly tilted flute on top. Ai Weiwei would really, really like to correct the tilted flute, but so far, Willy Walrus has not yet let him out. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 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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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
ba1 =
b + a1

eight / 8 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: eightball.

Beelzebub (b-) is balancing two eightballs in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse (-a1): One on a banana (丿) and one on a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

wang4 =
w + ang4

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


=

+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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


=

+
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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 6

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

zhu

George Giant Squid - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


zhen1

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

zhu1

zi5
pearl / bead / CL:粒[li4],顆|颗[ke1]

ming2

zhu1
pearl / jewel (of great value)

lu4

zhu1
dewdrop

zhu1

feng1
abbr. for 珠穆朗瑪峰|珠穆朗玛峰, Mt Chomolungma or Qomolangma (Tibetan) / Mt Everest / Nepalese: Sagarmatha

yan3

zhu1
one's eyes / eyeball

gang1

zhu1
ball bearing

lei4

zhu1
a teardrop

hai3

zhu1
Haizhu district of Guangzhou city 廣州市|广州市[Guang3 zhou1 shi4], Guangdong

zhu1

bao3
pearls / jewels / precious stones

zhen1

zhu1

gang3
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii)

zhu1

mu4

lang3

ma3

feng1
Mt Chomolungma or Qomolangma (Tibetan) / Mt Everest / Nepalese: Sagarmatha

zhu1

lian2

bi4

he2
string of pearl and jade (idiom); ideal combination / perfect pair

yuan2

zhu1

bi3
ballpoint pen / CL:支[zhi1],枝[zhi1]

shui3

zhu1
droplet / dewdrop

lian2

zhu1

pao4
in quick-fire succession

yu2

mu4

hun4

zhu1
to pass off fish eyes for pearls / to pass off fake products as genuine (idiom)

lian2

zhu1
joined as a string of pearls / in rapid succession / alignment / Renju, a Japanese game, also called Gomoku or five-in-a-row

zhu1

jiang1
Pearl River (Guangdong)

nian4

zhu1
prayer beads / CL:串[chuan4]

zhang3

shang4

ming2

zhu1
lit. a pearl in the palm (idiom) / fig. beloved person (esp. daughter)

han4

zhu1
beads of sweat

qi1

long2

zhu1
Dragon Ball, Japanese manga and anime series

dan4

zhu1
marbles

xiao3

gang1

zhu1
pachinko

pou1

fu4

cang2

zhu1
lit. cutting one's stomach to hide a pearl (idiom) / fig. wasting a lot of effort on trivialities

shu3

zhu1

nian4

fo2
to count one's prayer beads and chant Buddha's name (idiom)

ming2

zhu1

an4

tou2
to cast pearls before swine (idiom) / not to get proper recognition for one's talents

zi4

zi4

zhu1

yu4
every word a gem (idiom); magnificent writing

zhi4

zhu1

zai4

wo4
lit. to hold the pearl of wisdom (idiom) / fig. to be endowed with extraordinary intelligence

shu4

zhu1
rosary / prayer beads

zhu1

san1

jiao3
Pearl River Delta

miao4

yu3

ru2

zhu1
smart words like a string of pearl / scintillating witticisms

zhen1

zhu1

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

zhen1

zhu1

nai3

cha2
pearl milk tea / tapioca milk tea / bubble milk tea

tan4

li2

de2

zhu1
to pluck a pearl from the black dragon (idiom, from Zhuangzi); fig. to pick out the salient points (from a tangled situation) / to see through to the nub

cai3

zhu1

ren2
the Pearl Fishers, 1863 opera by Georges Bizet 比才[Bi4 cai2]

cai3

zhu1
to dive for pearls

fan4

zhu1

jiang1

san1

jiao3
the Pan-Pearl river delta (economic zone including the 5 provinces around Guangzhou and Hong Kong)

yuan2

zhu1

xing2

li2

zi3

jiao1

huan4

ji4
bead-type ion exchanger

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