jin3 =
ji + (e)n3

tight / strict / close at hand / near / urgent / tense / hard up / short of money / to tighten | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the Forbidden City Jeanne of Arc is very tense to finally open her present. It is a radio receiver which has been tightly packed in fine silk. Finally when she's finally allowed she urgently opens the package. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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shou1 =
sh + ou1

variant of 收[shou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a radio receiver.

In front of the Louvre, Sherlock Holmes wants to improve the range of his radio receiver, so he adds very long roast forks as antennas. To make them safe he shoves boxing gloves over their pointy ends. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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jiu1 =
ji + ou1

archaic variant of 糾|纠[jiu1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one also looks like a fork, but don't mix it up with 山, which is a normal eating fork. This one is more of a roast fork. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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you4 =
y + ou4

(once) again / also / both... and... / and yet / (used for emphasis) anyway | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

And once again (又), Maud Younger (y-) is preparing for battle. She's donning her boxing glove in the Louvre's bathroom (-ou4), puts on a beak (㇇) and plans go give her opponent the finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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xx5

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

This one looks like a beak. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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mi4 =
mi + Ø4

fine silk | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In the space station's bathroom, Marilyn Monroe uses zero gravity to fulfill her lifelong dream of flying on a carpet like Aladdin. In the space station she doesn't have a carpet, but she has a large ace on which she sits. She uses a silken scarf as a turban, and she holds a daisy in her hand as magic wand. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, over 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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yao1 =
y + ao1

surname Yao | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yao1 =
y + ao1

youngest / most junior / tiny / one (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers, esp. on telephone or in military) / one or ace on dice or dominoes / variant of 吆[yao1], to shout | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger is going to a poker tournament in the Taos Pueblo. Before she enters, she hides an ace in her fake nose in front of the Taos Pueblo. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol from 幺点, ace: an ace card. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting



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mou3 =
m + ou3

old variant of 某[mou3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

si1 =
s + Ø1

old variant of 私[si1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a fake nose! Socrates (s) is wearing his fake nose (厶) in outer space, in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 1 year ago

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

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

ji

Jeanne d'Arc - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
(e)n3

In the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


jin3

zhang1
nervous / keyed up / intense / tense / strained / in short supply / scarce / CL:陣|阵[zhen4] (HSK level 4)

zhua1

jin3
to grasp firmly / to pay special attention to / to rush in / to make the most of (HSK level 5)

bu4

yao4

jin3
unimportant / not serious / it doesn't matter / never mind / it looks all right, but (HSK level 5)

jin3

ji2
urgent / emergency (HSK level 5)

gan3

jin3
hurriedly / without delay (HSK level 5)

jin3

mi4
inseparably close (HSK level 6)

jin3

po4
pressing / urgent (HSK level 6)

chi1

jin3
in short supply / dire / tense / critical / hard-pressed / important

jin3

gu1

zhou4
the Band-tightening Spell (in 西遊記|西游记[Xi1 you2 Ji4]) / a spell or incantation for controlling sb

jin3

gen1
to follow precisely / to comply with

jin3

jie1
immediately adjacent / immediately following / to follow closely on

jin3

cou4
compact / terse / tight (schedule)

wu2

guan1

jin3

yao4
indifferent / insignificant

jia1

jin3
to intensify / to speed up / to step up

jin3

yao4

guan1

tou2
urgent and important moment (idiom); critical juncture

shou1

jin3
to tighten up (restrictions etc)

jin3

jin3
closely / tightly

jin3

yao4
critical / crucial / vital

jin3

ji2

zhuang4

tai4
state of emergency

jin3

lin2
close neighbor

jin3

wo4
to hold firmly, not let go

yao4

jin3
important / urgent

jin3

tie1
to stick close to / to press up against

yao3

jin3

ya2

guan1
lit. to bite the teeth tightly (idiom); fig. to grit one's teeth and bear the pain / to bite the bullet

jin3

bi1
to press hard / to close in on

jin3

shen1
skintight

jin3

suo1
to reduce / to tighten / to cut back (budget etc) / recession

shou3

tou2

jin3
short of money / hard up

song1

jin3

dai4
elastic

shou3

jin3
tightfisted / stingy / short of money / hard up

lei1

jin3
to tighten

jin3

beng1

beng1
tight / taut / strained / sullen

yan2

jin3
strict / tight

jin3

ba1

ba1
tight fitting / hard up (i.e. lacking money)

jin3

mi4

zhi1

wu4
closely woven fabric

jin3

mi4

xiang1

lian2
closely interrelated / intimately related

jin3

qiao4
(merchandise) in high demand

zhua1

jin3

shi2

jian1
to snatch time / to rush / to hurry (up) / to seize the moment

jing1

ji4

jin3

suo1
economic recession

gu1

jin3
to fasten tightly with a hoop

Example sentences for

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