chen4 =
ch + (e)n4

to fit / balanced / suitable | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

cheng1 =
ch + (e)ng1

to weigh / to state / to name / name / appellation / to praise | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

cheng4 =
ch + (e)ng4

variant of 秤[cheng4] / steelyard | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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chen4 =
ch + (e)n4

old variant of 稱|称[chen4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

cheng1 =
ch + (e)ng1

old variant of 稱|称[cheng1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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ran3 =
r + an3

surname Ran / passing (of time) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冉冉 means "soft" as well as "gradually", so I'll represent 冉 by snail mail. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


Robinson Crusoe drank too much in the Anchor Inn, so he's unable to receive the letter of dirt that he gets by snail mail. The snail wants to deliver it anyway, so she just staples it to the table next to Robinson. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting


ran3 =
r + an3

edge of a tortoiseshell / see 冉冉[ran3 ran3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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xx5

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

A staple, as used in a stapler. Therefore, I will represent this character by a stapler. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago


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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, over 5 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

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

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


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zhua3 =
zhu + a3

alternative form of 爪 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The strokes of this character remind me of a smiling mouth over a beard; thus, I'll represent it by an electric razor.

George Giant Squid uses his electric razor to shave his beard inside of the Adziogol Lighthouse. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting



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he2 =
h + e2

cereal / grain | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bowl of cereals. Hamlet made himself a bowl of cereals with bananas and a Christmas tree just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion. He thinks the entrance of the Erechtheion is a stage, and holds the bowl of cereals like he would hold Yorick's skull. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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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 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

surname Mu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

mu4 =
mu + Ø4

tree / wood / coffin / wooden / simple / numb / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Malte Monkey is putting up a Christmas tree in the bathroom of the space station. He puts up a cross, on which he puts eight balls (as Christmas balls). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 5 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago


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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 5 years ago | add a painting

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


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丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

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

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

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

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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is the traditional variant of .

is not part of the HSK.

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

ch

Charlie Chaplin - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
(e)n4

In the Forbidden City's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
(e)ng1

In front of Stonehenge - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
(e)ng4

In Stonehenge's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago

Words with


cheng1

hu5
to call / to address as / appellation (HSK level 5)

cheng1

zan4
to praise / to acclaim / to commend / to compliment (HSK level 5)

dui4

chen4
symmetry / symmetrical (HSK level 6)

chen4

xin1

ru2

yi4
after one's heart (idiom); gratifying and satisfactory / everything one could wish (HSK level 6)

cheng1

hao4
name / term of address / title (HSK level 6)

cheng1

song4
to praise

dai4

cheng1
alternative name / antonomasia

dui4

chen4

xing4
symmetry

quan2

cheng1
full name

wang4

cheng1
to make a false and unwarranted declaration

cheng1

wei2
called / to call sth (by a name) / to name

zhu4

cheng1
to be widely known as

gai3

cheng1
to change a name / to rename

sheng1

cheng1
to claim / to state / to proclaim / to assert

tong3

cheng1
collectively called / common name

hao4

cheng1
to have a reputation as / known as / de facto / to claim to be (often exaggeratedly or falsely)

cheng1

ba4
lit. to proclaim oneself hegemon / to take a leading role / to build a personal fiefdom

cheng1

zhi1

wei2
to call it... / known as...

kan1

cheng1
can be rated as / can be said to be

ren2

cheng1
person (first person, second person etc in grammar) / called / known as

xiang1

chen4
to match / to suit / mutually compatible

tong1

cheng1
generic term / general name for sth

bian4

cheng1
to argue (that) / to allege / to dispute / to plead (e.g. not guilty)

ju4

cheng1
it is said / allegedly / according to reports / or so they say

zhi2

cheng1
one's professional position / title / job title

cheng1

zuo4
to be called / to be known as

zi4

cheng1
to call oneself / to claim to be / to profess / to claim a title

su2

cheng1
commonly referred to as / common term

xuan1

cheng1
to assert / to claim

yun2

chen4
well proportioned / well shaped

bie2

cheng1
another name / alternative name

huang3

cheng1
to claim / to pretend

chen4

zhi2
well qualified / competent / to be equal to the task / able to do sth very well

jian1

cheng1
to claim / to insist

cheng1

dao4
to commend / to praise

zong3

cheng1
generic term

mei3

cheng1
laudatory title / good name

bing4

cheng1
joint name / combined name

cheng1

wei4
title / appellation / form of address

zun1

cheng1
to address sb deferentially / title / honorific

There are no example sentences for .

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