zhi2 =
zh + Ø2

office / duty | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

George Washington has to visit the governmental office just inside the space station's entrance to ask about his taxes. There's a cuttlefish on duty, and George literally has the cuttlefish's ear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

only / merely / just / but | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: this character looks like something (a head?) on two legs. I'll just represent it by a cuttlefish (只).

George Washington (zh) has been in the space station (Ø3) as the only one for too long and went mad. He thinks he's holding a mandarin (口), but he's just about to bite into merely an eightball (八). On the top of his head is a cuttlefish (只) he mistook for a hat. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting


zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

but / only | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhi1 =
zh + Ø1

classifier for birds and certain animals, one of a pair, some utensils, vessels etc | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

grain that has begun to ripen / variant of 衹|只[zhi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

zhi3 =
zh + Ø3

variant of 祇|只[zhi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


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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
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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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kou3 =
k + ou3

mouth / classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc) / classifier for bites or mouthfuls | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

口 shall be represented by a mandarin. Karl Marx (k-) is watching a mouth-watering mandarin in the Louvre (-ou3). - 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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er3 =
Ø + Ø3

ear / handle (archaeology) / and that is all (classical Chinese) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It ist what it looks like: an ear. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting



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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

Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

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HSK level: 4

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
Ø2

Just insite the space station's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Words with


zhi2

ye4
occupation / profession / vocation / professional (HSK level 4)

ci2

zhi2
to resign (HSK level 5)

jiu4

zhi2
to take office / to assume a post (HSK level 6)

zhi2

wei4
post / office / position (HSK level 6)

jian1

zhi2
to hold concurrent posts / concurrent job / moonlighting (HSK level 6)

zhi2

neng2
function / role (HSK level 6)

zhi2

wu4
post / position / job / duties (HSK level 6)

fu4

zhi2
to resume a post

liu2

zhi2
to keep an official position / to hold on to one's job

zhi2

quan2
authority / power over others

zhi2

ze2
duty / responsibility / obligation

jiao4

zhi2

yuan2
teaching and administrative staff

jin4

zhi2
to discharge one's duties / conscientious

ren4

zhi2
to hold an office or post

wan2

hu1

zhi2

shou3
to neglect one's duty / dereliction of duty / malpractice

shi1

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

jiao4

zhi2

yuan2

gong1
teaching and administrative staff

xun4

zhi2
to die in the line of duty

zhi2

shou3
duty / responsibility / post

zhi2

gong1
workers / staff / CL:個|个[ge4]

zhi2

ye4

hua4
professionalization

zhuan1

zhi2
special duty / assigned full time to a task

du2

zhi2
wrongdoing / failure to do one's duty

yin3

jiu4

ci2

zhi2
to admit responsibility and resign

wen2

zhi2
civilian post (as opposed to military) / civil service / administration

zai4

zhi2
to be employed / to be in post / on-the-job

jin4

zhi2

jin4

ze2
responsible and diligent (idiom)

zhi2

ye4

bing4
occupational disease

zhi2

yuan2
office worker / staff member / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

mou2

zhi2
to look for a job / to seek employment

qiu2

zhi2

zhe3
job applicant

xie4

zhi2
to resign from office / to dismiss from office

zhi2

cheng1
one's professional position / title / job title

qiu2

zhi2
to seek employment

jie3

zhi2
to dismiss from office / to discharge / to sack

tian1

zhi2
vocation / duty / mission in life

jiang4

zhi2
to demote (to a lower rank)

gong1

zhi2
an official position

chen4

zhi2
well qualified / competent / to be equal to the task / able to do sth very well

guan1

zhi2
an official position / a job in the bureaucracy

Example sentences for

 
check up - give it a go - where - have - official position - vacancy
Have a look which official positions are vacant

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