shi1 =
sh + Ø1

to lose / to miss / to fail | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock (sh) locked himself out of the space station (Ø1)! He lost (失) his key (𠂉)! After he was floating in front of the space station for an eternity, a robot (大) came by with a lost+found box (失) which contained his lost key. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



=
𠂉
+
𠂉
xx5

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

This one looks like a key. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting



=
𠂉
+
da4 =
d + a4

big / huge / large / major / great / wide / deep / older (than) / oldest / eldest / greatly / very much / (dialect) father / father's elder or younger brother | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The big, huge robot is doing some workout in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom. He's lifting a flute, on which Don Quixote and Neanderthal man are hanging. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

dai4 =
d + ai4

see 大夫[dai4 fu5] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=

+
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,
almost 3 years ago


=

+
ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=
丿
+
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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


=
丿
+
xx5

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

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Stroke order

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has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

sh

"sh" is for Sherlock Holmes. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø1

"Ø1" is happening in front of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


shi1

wang4
disappointed / to lose hope / to despair (HSK level 4)

shi1

bai4
to be defeated / to lose / to fail (e.g. experiments) / failure / defeat / CL:次[ci4] (HSK level 4)

shi1

qu4
to lose (HSK level 5)

shi1

ye4
unemployment / to lose one's job (HSK level 5)

xiao1

shi1
to disappear / to fade away (HSK level 5)

shi1

mian2
to suffer from insomnia (HSK level 5)

sun3

shi1
loss / damage / CL:個|个[ge4] / to lose / to damage (HSK level 5)

mi2

shi1
to lose (one's bearings) / to get lost (HSK level 6)

sang4

shi1
to lose / to forfeit (HSK level 6)

shi1

wu4
lapse / mistake / to make a mistake / fault / service fault (in volleyball, tennis etc) (HSK level 6)

shi1

zong1
to be missing / to disappear / unaccounted for (HSK level 6)

guo4

shi1
defect / fault (HSK level 6)

yi2

shi1
to lose / lost (HSK level 6)

de2

bu4

chang2

shi1
the gains do not make up for the losses (idiom) (HSK level 6)

shi1

tiao2
imbalance / to become dysfunctional / to lack proper care (after an illness etc)

shi1

diao4
out of tune (music)

wan4

wu2

yi1

shi1
surefire; absolutely safe (idiom)

shi1

huo3
to catch fire / on fire / fire (alarm)

gua4

shi1
to report the loss of something

shi1

zhi2
to lose one's job / unemployment / not to fulfil one's obligations / to neglect one's job / dereliction of duty

shi1

tai4
to forget one's manners / to forget oneself / to lose self-control (in a situation)

shi1

lian4
to lose one's love / to break up (in a romantic relationship) / to feel jilted

shi1

suan4
to miscalculate / miscalculation

shu1

shi1
to make a (careless) mistake / oversight

liu2

shi1
drainage / to run off / to wash away

shi1

bai4

zhe3
loser

shi1

kong4
to go out of control

shi1

zu2
to lose one's footing / to slip / to take a wrong step in life

shi1

li4
to lose / to suffer defeat

cuo4

shi1
fault / mistake / to miss (a chance)

que1

shi1
deficiency / shortcoming / hiatus

shi1

jin4
(urinary or fecal) incontinence

nian2

jiu3

shi1

xiu1
worn down by years of non-repair

huan4

de2

huan4

shi1
to worry about personal gains and losses

shi1

yi4
disappointed / frustrated

mao4

shi5
rash / impudent

zou3

shi1
lost / missing / to lose (sb in one's charge) / to get lost / to wander away / to lose (flavor, freshness, shape, hair, one's good looks etc) / to lose meaning (in translation)

shi1

diao4
to lose / to miss

shi1

san4
to lose touch with / missing / scattered / separated from

shi1

chong3
to lose favor / in disfavor / disgraced

Example sentences for

 
in this way - unavoidably - the gains do not make up for the losses
In this way it is unavoidable that the gains do not make up for the losses

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