zhou4 =
zh + ou4

to wrinkle / wrinkled / to crease | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) found he has lots of wrinkles (皱). In the Louvre's bathroom (ou4) he takes the quite drastic measure to cut out his wrinkles using a lawn mower (刍) shaving over his skin (皮). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 month ago | add a painting



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chu2 =
chu + Ø2

to mow or cut grass / hay / straw / fodder | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a lawn mower.

Just inside the space station's entrance the crane and Chantal Chicken are using a lawn mower to shred pig snouts to pieces so that they can pick up and eat the pieces. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

character component without any dedicated meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I think this looks like a crane; to the left is its wing, and to the right its head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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ji4 =
ji + Ø4

pig snout (Kangxi radical 58) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Jeanne of Arc wears a fake pig snout in the space station's bathroom and makes grunting and squealing sounds. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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pi2 =
pi + Ø2

surname Pi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

pi2 =
pi + Ø2

leather / skin / fur / CL:張|张[zhang1] / pico- (one trillionth) / naughty | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a cow's hide. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


Just inside the entrance of the space station Pocahontas destroys her cow's hide with a sickle because she decided to go vegan. Instead of leather she'll wear a banana peel as coat, boxing gloves as shoes and a big dinosaur bone as long hat. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


New mnemonic symbol, since I also use the cow's hide for 革: leather shoes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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丿
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xx5

character component | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A sickle - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting



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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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丿
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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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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丿
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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
ou4

In the Louvre's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


zhou4

wen2
wrinkle / CL:道[dao4] (HSK level 6)

zhou4

zhe3
creased / wrinkled / fold / crease

zhe3

zhou4
crease / folding / geological fold

zhou4

mei2

tou2
to scowl / to knit the brows

zhou4

mei2
to frown / to knit one's brow

zhou4

ba1

ba1
wrinkled / crumpled / unironed

zhou4

qi3
to purse / to pucker (up)

zhe3

zhou4

shan1

xi4
fold mountain system (geology)

zhe3

zhou4

shan1

mai4
fold mountain range (geology)

nong4

zhou4
to crumple

qi3

zhou4

wen2
to shrivel

zhe2

zhou4
fold / crease / wrinkle / pucker

zhou4

zhe2
crease / fold / ripple / lap

zhou4

zhe2
see 皺折|皱折[zhou4 zhe2]

zhou4

suo1
to wrinkle / wrinkled up

zhou4

ye4

ou1

qin2
curled-leaf parsley (Petroselinum crispum)

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