shen1 =
sh + (e)n1

to stretch / to extend | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh) is reading a yoga guide (申) to Rosa Luxemburg (亻) in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1) and tells her how she should stretch (伸). The only thing is that he doesn't understand a word and so Rosa stretches in really awkward ways. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 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,
almost 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, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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 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
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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 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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shen1 =
sh + (e)n1

old name for Shanghai 上海[Shang4 hai3] / surname Shen | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

shen1 =
sh + (e)n1

to extend / to state / to explain / 9th earthly branch: 3-5 p.m., 7th solar month (7th August-7th September), year of the Monkey | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes uses a microphone and a dinosaur bone as pointer to explain the history of the Forbidden City to the audience standing in front of it. He likes to present himself as an expert, but he's a faker: All his explanations come from his textbook. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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 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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yue1 =
yu + e1

to speak / to say | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Aphrodite is selling flutes in front of the Erechtheion. She has a whole box of them, and she's advertising them by using a microphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 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, 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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
(e)n1

In front of the Forbidden City - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


yan2

shen1
to extend / to spread (HSK level 6)

shen1

lan3

yao1
to stretch oneself

neng2

qu1

neng2

shen1
can bow and submit, or can stand tall (idiom, from Book of Changes); ready to give and take / flexible

shen1

chang2
to stretch / to extend

shen1

chu1
to extend

shen1

suo1
to lengthen and shorten / flexible / adjustable / retractable / extensible / telescoping (collapsible)

shen1

zhan3
stretching / extension

shen1

shou3
to hold out a hand / to ask for sth

shen1

zhang1
to uphold (e.g. justice or virtue) / to promote

shen1

yuan1
to right wrongs / to redress an injustice

shen1

suo1

la3

ba5
trombone

shen1

gang3

xiang1
Shenkang township in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhang1 hua4 xian4], Taiwan

shen1

gang3
Shenkang township in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhang1 hua4 xian4], Taiwan

shen1

yan2
see 延伸[yan2 shen1]

da4

zhang4

fu5

neng2

qu1

neng2

shen1
A leader can submit or can stand tall as required. / ready to give and take / flexible

shen1

zhan3

tai2
runway (for a fashion show etc) / catwalk

la1

shen1
to draw / to stretch

la1

shen1

qiang2

du4
tensile strength

neng2

shen1

neng2

qu1
can bow and submit, or can stand tall (idiom, from Book of Changes); ready to give and take / flexible

shen1

suo1

xing4
flexibility

yan3

shen1
to give rise (to) / to spawn / to spread (to)

shen1

kai1
to stretch out

shen1

xue3
variant of 申雪[shen1 xue3]

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