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

Just inside the entrance of the Taos Pueblo, George Washington has first contact with the sheep's wool. He is so amazed by the feeling that he can't stop cuddling with the sheep and finally falls asleep. Unfortunately the Eye of Providence watches all of it and is so jealous that it catches fire. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting


zhe5 =
zh + e5

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

George Washington cuddles with the sheep also on the roof of the Erechtheion, and again the Eye of Providence catches fire out of jealousy as it watches the action in progress. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years 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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+
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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
yang2 =
y + ang2

surname Yang | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yang2 =
y + ang2

sheep / goat / CL:頭|头[tou2],隻|只[zhi1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is looking for gender equality just inside the entrance of the Songgwangsa—and a dowsing rod is her tool of choice. A sheep sees this and imitates her, using a Cartesian coordinate system as a dowsing rod substitute. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
ya1 =
y + a1

fork / branch / bifurcation / girl | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is playing a game with a girl in front of the Adziogol Lighthouse. Blindfolded, Maud Younger is supposed to find the girl with a dowsing rod. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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+
san1 =
s + an1

surname San | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

san1 =
s + an1

three / 3 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: Cartesian coordinate system with three (三) axes.

Socrates (s-) is performing in front of Anchor Inn (-an1). He created an electrical flute by attaching a large capacitor (二) to the flute (一), so that he can get the attention of all the people. Moreover, he's balancing on a Cartesian coordinate system (三). Unfortunately, only three (三) people stop to watch the result. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

As a component in other characters, this shall be represented by a Cartesian coordinate system. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 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 4 years ago | add a painting

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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 2

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

zh

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
ao1

In front of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
ao2

Just inside the entrance of the Taos Pueblo - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
e5

On the roof of the Erechtheion - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
zhu

George Giant Squid - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
o2

Just inside Olavinlinna Castle's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 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)

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)

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

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

ming2

bai3

zhe5
evident / clear / undoubted

wai1

da3

zheng4

zhao2
to succeed by a lucky stroke

zhuo2

li4
to put effort into sth / to try really hard

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]

zhao1

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

fu4

zhuo2
to adhere / attachment

zhuo2

lu4
landing / touchdown / to land / to touch down

da4

chu4

zhuo2

yan3
View the big picture while handling the details (idiom).

zhuo2

yan3

dian3
place of interest / a place one has one's eye on

zhuo2

bi3
to put pen to paper

zhuo2

yi4
to act with diligent care

fu4

zhuo2

wu4
fixture (law) / attachment

ruan3

zhuo2

lu4
soft landing (e.g. of spacecraft)

fan4

de5

zhao2
worthwhile (often in rhetorical questions, implying not worthwhile) / also written 犯得上

Example sentences for

 
I - Great Sage the Equal of Heaven - wait - you
I, Great Sage the Equal of Heaven, will be waiting for you
 
slow - let - me - think
Not so fast. Let me think

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