shen1 =
sh + (e)n1

member of gentry | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes (sh) wants to become a member of the gentry (绅) and is reading a style guide (申) in front of the Forbidden City ((e)n1). Unfortunately he doesn't quite get the book and subsequently dresses himself with live silk worms (纟). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 1 month ago | add a painting



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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,
over 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


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xx5

silk radical | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A silk worm. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting


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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 6

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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

Words with


shen1

shi4
gentleman (HSK level 6)

xiang1

shen1
a scholar or government official living in one's village / a village gentleman / squire

hao2

shen1
local despot

tu3

hao2

lie4

shen1
local bosses, shady gentry (idiom); dominant local mafia

tai4

ping2

shen1

shi4
Justice of the Peace (JP)

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