sheng3 =
sh + (e)ng3

to save / to economize / to do without / to omit / to leave out / province / CL:個|个[ge4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh) opened a new office in Stonehenge ((e)ng3), and to celebrate it he distributed saving (省) vouchers with little smileys (少) on them. Shortly afterwards the eye of providence (目) visits his office, all of the vouchers in his hands to save (省) on the bill, demanding Sherlock's services. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


xing3 =
xi + (e)ng3

introspection / to examine oneself critically / awareness / to visit (an elderly relative) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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shao3 =
sh + ao3

few / less / to lack / to be missing / to stop (doing sth) / seldom | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A Smiley. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


Sherlock is playing golf with a few daisies in the Taos Pueblo. He's using a banana as a golf club and the daisies' heads as balls. There are only a few left. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


shao4 =
sh + ao4

young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
xiao3 =
xi + ao3

small / tiny / few / young | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Marie Curie ist pulling a trick in the Taos Pueblo. She's putting a crowbar on the floor and balancing an eightball on it, presenting it as a small daisy. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Stroke order

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HSK level: 4

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
(e)ng3

Inside of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

xi

"xi" is for Marie Curie - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


sheng3

lu:e4
to leave out / an omission (HSK level 5)

jie2

sheng3
saving / to save / to use sparingly / to cut down on (HSK level 5)

sheng3

hui4
provincial capital (HSK level 6)

sheng3

chi1

jian3

yong4
to live frugally / to economize on food and clothing / to scrimp and save

sheng3

fen4
province

zi4

xing3
to examine oneself / to reflect on one's shortcomings / introspection / self-awareness / self-criticism

sheng3

zhang3
governor of a province

sheng3

li4
to save labor / to save effort

sheng3

qian2
to save money

quan2

sheng3
the whole province

sheng3

cheng2
provincial capital

xing3

shi4
to handle administrative work

sheng3

shi4
to simplify matters / to save trouble

sheng3

qu4
to omit / to dispense with / to make unnecesary / to save (time, trouble etc)

jian3

sheng3
thrifty / sparing / economical

sheng3

xin1
to cause no trouble / to be spared worry / worry-free

sheng3

de5
to avoid / so as to save (money or time)

an1

da4

lu:e4

sheng3
Ontario province, Canada

hu2

nan2

sheng3
Hunan Province in south central China, abbr. 湘[Xiang1], capital Changsha 長沙|长沙[Chang2 sha1]

fa1

ren2

shen1

xing3
to provide food for thought (idiom) / thought-provoking

fan3

xing3
to reflect upon oneself / to examine one's conscience / to question oneself / to search one's soul

sheng3

lu:e4

hao4
the ellipsis …… (punct., consisting of six dots)

bu4

xing3

ren2

shi4
to lose consciousness / unconscious / in a coma

si4

chuan1

sheng3
Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. 川[Chuan1] or 蜀[Shu3], capital Chengdu 成都[Cheng2 du1]

shan1

dong1

sheng3
Shandong Province (Shantung) in northeast China, abbr. 魯|鲁[Lu3], capital Ji'nan 濟南|济南[Ji3 nan2]

shan3
西
xi1

sheng3
Shaanxi Province (Shensi) in northwest China, abbr. 陝|陕[Shan3], capital Xi'an 西安[Xi1 an1]

xing3

wu4
to wake up to reality / to come to oneself / to realize / to see the truth

shan1
西
xi1

sheng3
Shanxi province (Shansi) in north China between Hebei and Shaanxi, abbr. 晋 capital Taiyuan 太原

sheng3

ji2
provincial level (e.g. government)

xing3

qin1
to visit one's parents

xing3

shi4
to call upon / to inspect

jiang1

su1

sheng3
Jiangsu Province (Kiangsu) in southeast China, abbr. 蘇|苏[Su1], capital Nanjing 南京[Nan2 jing1]

sheng3

que4
to save / to get rid of (so saving space)

dong1

san1

sheng3
the three provinces of Northeast China, namely: Liaoning Province 遼寧省|辽宁省[Liao2 ning2 Sheng3], Jilin Province 吉林省[Ji2 lin2 Sheng3] and Heilongjiang Province 黑龍江省|黑龙江省[Hei1 long2 jiang1 Sheng3]

ben3

sheng3

ren2
people of this province / (in Taiwan) Han Chinese people other than those who moved to Taiwan from mainland China after 1945 and their descendants

kan3

da4

ha1

sheng3
Kandahar province of Afghanistan

chen2

hun1

ding4

xing3
morning and evening visits to parents / cf 昏定晨省[hun1 ding4 chen2 xing3]

hun1

ding4

chen2

xing3
seeing to bed in the evening and visiting in the morning (ancient filial duty)

ji2

lin2

sheng3
Jilin Province (Kirin) in northeast China, abbr. 吉, capital Changchun 長春|长春[Chang2 chun1]

pang2

zhe1

pu3

sheng3
Punjab province of Pakistan

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