zhi4 =
zh + Ø4

to install / to place / to put / to buy | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington (zh) decided to go straight edge (直) and installs (置) his new seat (置) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4). He's going to use a fishing net (罒) as a kind of spartan, straight-edge hammock. - Mnemonic by Matthias, 9 months ago | add a painting



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zhi2 =
zh + Ø2

surname Zhi / Zhi (c. 2000 BC), fifth of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝[Yan2 di4] descended from Shennong 神農|神农[Shen2 nong2] Farmer God | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhi2 =
zh + Ø2

straight / to straighten / fair and reasonable / frank / straightforward / (indicates continuing motion or action) / vertical / vertical downward stroke in Chinese characters | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington decided to go straight edge just inside the space station, and he also decided that this means he won't listen to music anymore. The Eye of Providence promptly plays some music on its flute to tease him, whereupon George defends himself by holding up a cross. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Mnemonic symbol: someone straight edge. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year 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, 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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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Mnemonic symbol: dinosaur bone.

Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the Forbidden City (-(e)n3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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mu4 =
mu + Ø4

eye / item / section / list / catalogue / table of contents / order (taxonomy) / goal / name / title | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: the Eye of Providence (目).

Malte Monkey (mu-) is unpacking a wooden box (囗) full of capacitors (二). He's afraid that the Eye of Providence (目) will see him, so he does it secretly in the space station's bathroom (-Ø4). - 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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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, 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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er4 =
Ø + Ø4

two / 2 / stupid (Beijing dialect) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

As a component in other characters, 二 represents a capacitor. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Mnemonic symbol: a capacitor.

Albert Einstein (-) is experimenting with a capacitor (二) in the space station's bathroom (-4). He finds that it's uncomfortable to discharge a capacitor using two flutes (一). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 2 years ago | add a painting

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

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


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wang3 =
w + ang3

net (Kangxi radical 122) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This one just looks like a fishing net. Willy walrus is trying to fish frozen fish from the freezer inside the Songgwangsa. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting


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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?)

zh

George Washington - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


wei4

zhi5
position / place / seat / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

bu4

zhi4
to put in order / to arrange / to decorate / to fix up / to deploy (HSK level 6)

she4

zhi4
to set up / to install (HSK level 6)

chu3

zhi4
to handle / to take care of / to punish (HSK level 6)

an1

zhi4
to find a place for / to help settle down / to arrange for / to get into bed / placement (HSK level 6)

tui1

xin1

zhi4

fu4
to give one's bare heart into sb else's keeping (idiom); sb has one's absolute confidence / to trust completely / to confide in sb with entire sincerity

zhi4

zhi1

bu4

li3
to pay no heed to (idiom) / to ignore / to brush aside

wu2

ke3

zhi4

yi2
cannot be doubted (idiom)

ben3

mo4

dao4

zhi4
lit. to invert root and branch (idiom); fig. confusing cause and effect / to stress the incidental over the fundamental / to put the cart before the horse

yi1

xiao4

zhi4

zhi1
to dismiss with a laugh / to make light of

zhi4

shen1

shi4

wai4
not to get involved / to stay out of it

bu4

zhi4

ke3

fou3
decline to comment / not express an opinion / be noncommittal / hedge

ge1

zhi4
to shelve / to set aside

dao4

zhi4
to invert

zhi4

xin4
to be confident in / confidence / to believe

pei4

zhi4
to deploy / to allocate / configuration / allocation

zhi4

zhi1

si3

di4

er2

hou4

sheng1
place sb on a field of death and he will fight to live (idiom based on Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法[Sun1 zi3 Bing1 fa3]); to fight desperately when confronting mortal danger / fig. to find a way out of an impasse

zhi4

ye4
to buy real estate

fei4

zhi4
to discard / to shelve as useless

zhi4

huan4
to permute / permutation (math.) / to displace / displacement / to replace / replacement

xian2

zhi4
to leave sth forgotten / to set aside / lying idle

zhi4

yu2
to place / to put (at or in a position) / to be located

nan2

yi3

zhi4

xin4
hard to believe / incredible

zhi4

ruo4

wang3

wen2
to turn a deaf ear to (idiom); to pretend not to hear

kong1

zhi4
to set sth aside / to let sth lie idle / idle / unused

qi4

zhi4
to throw away / to discard

he2

zhuang1

zhi4
nuclear device

zhi4

shen1
to place oneself / to stay

bu4

rong2

zhi4

yi2
unquestionable

fang4

zhi4
to put

gou4

zhi4
to purchase

zhi4

ban4
to purchase / to buy

zhi4

zhi1

nao3

hou4
to banish from one's thoughts / to ignore / to take no notice

zhuang1

zhi4
to install / installation / equipment / system / unit / device

zhi4

ping2
comment / statement

zhi4

zhi1

du4

wai4
to give no thought to / to have no regard for / to disregard

tian1

zhi4
to buy / to acquire / to add to one's possessions

mo4

ran2

zhi4

zhi1
to set to one side and ignore (idiom); quite indifferent / cold and uncaring

wei4

zhi4

ke3

fou3
to refuse to comment / same as 不置可否

di4

li3

wei4

zhi5
geographical location

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