zhao1 =
zh + ao1

(chess) move / trick / all right! / (dialect) to add | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhao2 =
zh + ao2

to touch / to come in contact with / to feel / to be affected by / to catch fire / to fall asleep / to burn | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhe5 =
zh + e5

aspect particle indicating action in progress | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhu4 =
zhu + Ø4

famous / outstanding / writing | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Sun King (者) writes his memoirs in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) on sheets of artificial lawn (艹), and George Giant Squid (zhu) immediately reads these important (著) documents (著). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 year ago | add a painting


zhuo2 =
zhu + o2

to wear (clothes) / to contact / to use / to apply | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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cao3 =
c + ao3

grass radical 草字頭兒|草字头儿[cao3 zi4 tou2 r5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Artificial lawn. The King of Chu burns artificial lawn in the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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zhe3 =
zh + e3

(after a verb or adjective) one who (is) ... / (after a noun) person involved in ... / -er / -ist / (used after a number or 後|后[hou4] or 前[qian2] to refer to sth mentioned previously) / (used after a term, to mark a pause before defining the term) / (old) (used at the end of a command) / (old) this | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington is riding on the sun with two clay bananas as shoes. He's a clay banana sun rider. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


The sun is wearing a crown. This reminds me of Louis XIV, le Roi Soleil, the Sun King. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


The crown wearing sun, the Sun King and George Washington are sticking their clay bananas in the air as if they were the three musketeers. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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xx5

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

A banana made from clay. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


Looks a bit like a crown, which may very well have clay bananas attached to it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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丿
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,
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, 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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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,
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


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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, 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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ri4 =
r + Ø4

sun / day / date, day of the month / abbr. for 日本 Japan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The space station has become too close to the sun. In the bathroom, Robinson Crusoe is hiding from the sun with the help of a wooden box full of flutes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, 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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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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appears as component in

is the traditional variant of .

HSK level: 4

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

zh

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago
ao1

In front of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
ao2

Just inside the entrance of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
e5

On the roof of the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
zhu

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
o2

Just inside Olavinlinna Castle's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


zhao2

ji2
to worry / to feel anxious / Taiwan pr. [zhao1 ji2] (HSK level 3)

sui2

zhe5
along with / in the wake of / following (HSK level 4)

zhu4

ming2
famous / noted / well-known / celebrated (HSK level 4)

zhao2

liang2
to catch cold (HSK level 5)

jie1

zhe5
to catch and hold on / to continue / to go on to do sth / to follow / to carry on / then / after that / subsequently / to proceed / to ensue / in turn / in one's turn (HSK level 5)

zhu4

zuo4
to write / literary work / book / article / writings / CL:部[bu4] (HSK level 6)

xian3

zhu4
outstanding / notable / remarkable / statistically significant (HSK level 6)

chen2

zhuo2
steady / calm and collected / not nervous (HSK level 6)

zhao2

mi2
to be fascinated / to be captivated (HSK level 6)

zhuo2

xiang3
to give thought (to others) / to consider (other people's needs) / also pr. [zhao2 xiang3] (HSK level 6)

yi4

wei4

zhe5
to signify / to mean / to imply (HSK level 6)

zhuo2

shou3
to put one's hand to it / to start out on a task / to set out (HSK level 6)

zhuo2

zhong4
to put emphasis on / to stress (HSK level 6)

ben3

zhe5
based on... / in conformance with.. / taking as one's main principle (HSK level 6)

zhuo2

zhuang1
dress / clothes / outfit

ju4

zhu4
monumental (literary) work

zhao2

mo2
obsessed / bewitched / enchanted / as if possessed

shui4

zhao2
to fall asleep

you3

zhe5
to have / to possess
穿
chuan1

zhuo2
attire / clothes / dress

gen1

zhe5
to follow after / immediately afterwards

zhuo2

yan3
to have one's eyes on (a goal) / having sth in mind / to concentrate

zhu4

cheng1
to be widely known as

ming2

bai3

zhe5
evident / clear / undoubted

zhuo2

li4
to put effort into sth / to try really hard

he2

zhu4
to write jointly / to co-author

wai1

da3

zheng4

zhao2
to succeed by a lucky stroke

wei4

zhe5
in order to / because of / for the sake of

lai2

zhe5
auxiliary showing sth happened in the past

zhuo2

shi2
truly / indeed / severely / harshly

yong4

bu5

zhao2
not need / have no use for

zhe5

ne5
comes at the end of the sentence to indicate a strong degree / quite / rather

zhao2

huo3
to ignite / to burn
沿
yan2

zhe5
to go along / to follow

zhe4

me5

zhe5
thus / in this way / like this

zen3

me5

zhao1
what? / how? / how about? / whatever / also pr. [zen3 me5 zhe5]

ming2

zhu4
masterpiece

zhao1

shu4
move (in chess, on stage, in martial arts) / gambit / trick / scheme / movement / same as 招數|招数[zhao1 shu4]

zhu4

shu1
to write a book

zhu4

zuo4

quan2
copyright

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Comments (1)

  1. Matthias wrote about 1 year ago: In mainland China, this character is solely used as "zhu4" as in 著名, "famous".

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