jin1 =
ji + (e)n1

today / modern / present / current / this / now | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A rip off calendar showing today's date: 今 - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


Jeanne of Arc has changed into half-duck half-human being and lives in a tipi in front of the Forbidden City. With her beak, she shows a rip off calender with the date of Armageddon: today. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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ji2 =
ji + Ø2

archaic variant of 亼[ji2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

xx5

one of the characters used in kwukyel (phonetic "ra"), an ancient Korean writing system | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Looks like a tipi. - 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, 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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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,
about 3 years ago


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丿
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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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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 1

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
(e)n1

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

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


jin1

tian1
today / at the present / now (HSK level 1)

ru2

jin1
nowadays / now (HSK level 5)

zhi4

jin1
so far / to this day / until now (HSK level 5)

qi4

jin1

wei2

zhi3
so far / up to now / still (not) (HSK level 6)

gu3

wang3

jin1

lai2
since ancient times / since times immemorial

xian4

jin1
now / nowadays / modern

jin1

sheng1
this life

jin1

r5

ge5
(coll.) today

jin1

chen2
this morning

er2

jin1
now / at the present (time)

jin1

shi4
this life / this age

jin1

ri4
today

jin1

r5
(coll.) today

qi4

jin1
so far / to date / until now

jin1

hou4
hereafter / henceforth / in the future / from now on

gu3

jin1
then and now / ancient and modern

jin1

ye4
tonight / this evening

shi2

zhi4

jin1

ri4
lit. the time up to today (idiom); up to the present / even now

jin1

fei1

xi1

bi3
You can't compare the present with the past. / Nothing is as good as in former times. / Things ain't what they used to be.

jin1

nian2
this year

jin1

wan3
tonight

jin1

zhao1
at the present / now

dang1

jin1
current / present / now / nowadays

jin1

xi1
past and present / yesterday and today

mu4

jin1
nowadays / at present / as things stand

ji1

gu3

zhen4

jin1
studying the old to promote the new (idiom)

ru2

gu3

han2

jin1
to take in (old and new experiences and sorrows)

tan2

gu3

lun4

jin1
to talk of the past and discuss the present (idiom) / to chat freely / to discuss everything

gui4

gu3

jian4

jin1
to revere the past and despise the present (idiom)

yi2

fan4

gu3

jin1
to leave an example for all generations

ju4

jin1
before the present / (a long period) ago

zhen4

gu3

shuo4

jin1
shaking the old and illuminating the new (idiom); surpassing the ancients and dazzling contemporaries / glorious and world-shattering

da4

chang2

jin1
Dae Chang Kum, a Korean Drama (GM)

shi4

dao4

ru2

jin1
as matters stand / things having reached this stage

gen4

gu3

tong1

jin1
from ancient times up to now / throughout history

jin1

ren2
modern people

jin1

gu3

wen2
former Han dynasty study or rewriting of classical texts such as the Confucian six classics 六經|六经

jin1

wen2

jing1
former Han dynasty school of Confucian scholars

jin1

wen2

jing1

xue2
former Han dynasty school of Confucian scholars

jin1

ri4

shi4

jin1

ri4

bi4
never put off until tomorrow what you can do today (idiom)

Example sentences for

 
your majesty - today - there is - devil - monkey - Sun Wukong
Your Majesty, today there was the monkey devil Sun Wukong
 
this year - heavenly peach - how - lack - (le)
Why are there so few peaches this year?
 
nowadays - I, old Sun - contrary to expectation - sit - (le) - chief
Today actually I'm the chief of the banquet
 
today - I, old Sun - actually - will - have a look
As it seems I'll get to have a look at
 
as matters stand - quick - grasp - that - devil - monkey - grab - come - execute
As matters stand, quickly bring the devil monkey here and restore justice

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