ren4 =
r + (e)n4

surname Ren | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

ren4 =
r + (e)n4

to assign / to appoint / to take up a post / office / responsibility / to let / to allow / to give free rein to / no matter (how, what etc) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

An assignment written down on a heap of paper. Robinson Crusoe agreed to take care of Rosa Luxemburg's cat o' nine tails for a few days. Rosa wrote down his assignment on paper and handles him the heap in the Forbidden City's bathroom. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

"person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 9) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

I will represent this radical by Rosa Luxemburg. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Robinson Crusoe and Rosa Luxemburg are pulling a new trick just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. Rosa Luxemburg is balancing on Robinson Crusoe, while balancing a banana on a dinosaur bone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

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

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

ninth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / ninth in order / letter "I" or roman "IX" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / nona | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Symbol: a cat o' nine tails. Robinson Crusoe wants to propose to the bachelor just inside the entrance of the Forbidden City. To Robinson's despair, just as he presents his banana, a cat o' nine tails jumps between the two and eats the banana. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



=
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, 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
+
shi4 =
sh + Ø4

surname Shi | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shi4 =
sh + Ø4

member of the senior ministerial class (old) / scholar (old) / bachelor / honorific / first class military rank / specialist worker | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes is meeting the bachelor in the bathroom of the space station. Sherlock Holmes is playing a flute, and the bachelor is wearing a huge cross around his neck. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting



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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, 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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+
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


=

+
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,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


=

+
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

Stroke order

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HSK level: 4

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

r

"r" is for Robinson Crusoe. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
(e)n4

In the Forbidden City's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


ren4

wu5
mission / assignment / task / duty / role / CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

xin4

ren4
to trust / to have confidence in (HSK level 4)

ze2

ren4
responsibility / blame / duty / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

ren4

he2
any / whatever / whichever / whatsoever (HSK level 4)

dan1

ren4
to hold a governmental office or post / to assume office of / to take charge of / to serve as (HSK level 5)

ban1

zhu3

ren4
teacher in charge of a class (HSK level 5)

ren4

xing4
willful / headstrong / unruly (HSK level 6)

shang4

ren4
to take office (HSK level 6)

ren4

zhong4

dao4

yuan3
a heavy load and a long road / fig. to bear heavy responsibilities through a long struggle (cf Confucian Analects, 8.7) (HSK level 6)

ren4

ming4
to appoint and nominate / (job) appointment / CL:紙|纸[zhi3] (HSK level 6)

ren4

yi4
arbitrary / at will / at random (HSK level 6)

zhu3

ren4
director / head / CL:個|个[ge4]

xia4

ren4
next office holder / next to serve

shou3

ren4
first person to be appointed to a post

xie4

ren4
to leave office

jian1

ren4
to hold several jobs at once / concurrent post / working part-time

ren4

xuan3
to choose arbitrarily / to take whichever one fancies

xin1

ren4
newly-appointed / newly elected / new (in a political office)

ren4

yi4

qiu2
free kick

ren4

zhi2
to hold an office or post

xian4

ren4
at the present / to hold an office / to occupy a post

ren4

you2
to let (sb do sth) / to allow

ze2

ren4

xin1
sense of responsibility

zou3

ma3

shang4

ren4
to ride to take up an official appointment (idiom); to take on a job with alacrity / to undertake a task

ren4

qi1
term of office

lian2

ren4
to continue in (a political) office / to serve for another term of office

ren4

lao2

ren4

yuan4
to undertake a task despite criticism (idiom); to bear the burden of office willingly

pin4

ren4
to appoint (to a position) / appointed

chang2

ren4
permanent

ting1

ren4
to let things happen / laissez-faire

li2

ren4
to leave office / to leave one's post

zhong4

ren4
heavy responsibility

ze2

ren4

ren2
responsible person / coordinator

ji4

ren4
succeed sb in a job / successor

jiu4

ren4
to take office / to assume a post

li4

ren4
to hold jobs successively / appointed (from one job to another)

xin1

guan1

shang4

ren4

san1

ba3

huo3
the new boss cracks the whip three times / a new broom sweeps clean / fig. vigorous new policies

ren4

ke4
to give classes / to work as teacher

qian2

ren4
predecessor / ex- / former

xi4

zhu3

ren4
chairman of department / dean / CL:位[wei4],個|个[ge4]

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