zuo4 =
zu + o4

to do / to grow / to write or compose / to pretend / to regard as / to feel / writings or works | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Rosa Luxemburg and Zapatista Zebra are high-fiveing in Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom because they're growing so awesome Mohawk haircuts. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting



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+
zha4 =
zh + a4

at first / suddenly / abruptly / to spread / (of hair) to stand on end / bristling | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A Mohawk haircut. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 2 years ago | add a painting


George Washington tries out a Mohawk haircut in the Adziogol lighthouse's bathroom. - 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, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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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


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丿
+
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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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

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HSK level: 1

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

zu

Zapatista Zebra - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
o4

In Olavinlinna Castle's bathroom - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


gong1

zuo4
to work / (of a machine) to operate / job / work / task / CL:個|个[ge4],份[fen4],項|项[xiang4] (HSK level 1)

zuo4

ye4
school assignment / homework / work / task / operation / CL:個|个[ge4] / to operate (HSK level 3)

zuo4

yong4
to act on / to affect / action / function / activity / impact / result / effect / purpose / intent / to play a role / corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 3)

zuo4

zhe3
author / writer / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

dong4

zuo4
movement / motion / action / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

zuo4

wen2
to write an essay / composition (student essay) / CL:篇[pian1] (HSK level 5)

zuo4

wei2
one's conduct / deed / activity / accomplishment / achievement / to act as / as (in the capacity of) / qua / to view as / to look upon (sth as) / to take sth to be (HSK level 5)

he2

zuo4
to cooperate / to collaborate / to work together / cooperation / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

zuo4

pin3
work (of art) / opus / CL:部[bu4],篇[pian1] (HSK level 5)

zhi4

zuo4
to make / to manufacture (HSK level 5)

zhu4

zuo4
to write / literary work / book / article / writings / CL:部[bu4] (HSK level 6)

cao1

zuo4
to work / to operate / to manipulate (HSK level 6)

zuo4

fei4
to become invalid / to cancel / to delete / to nullify (HSK level 6)

zuo4

bi4
to practice fraud / to cheat / to engage in corrupt practices (HSK level 6)

chuang4

zuo4
to create / to produce / to write / creative work / creation / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 6)

xie3

zuo4
to write / to compose / writing / written works (HSK level 6)

fu4

zuo4

yong4
side effect (HSK level 6)

zuo4

feng1
style / style of work / way (HSK level 6)

zuo4

xi1
work and rest (HSK level 6)

zuo4

jia1
author / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

zuo4

qu3

jia1
composer / songwriter

yong4

zuo4
to use for the purpose of / to serve as

zuo4

ba4
to drop (subject etc)

da4

you3

zuo4

wei2
the prospects are very good / sth well worth doing

gong1

zuo4

zhe3
worker

zuo4

qu3
to compose (music)

jiao3

rou2

zao4

zuo4
pretension / affectation / putting on artificial airs

zuo4

yong4

li4
effort / active force / applied force

zuo4

gu3
to die / to pass away

xie2

zuo4
cooperation / coordination

zuo4

sui4
haunted / to haunt / to cause mischief

gong1

zuo4

fu2
work clothes

zi4

zuo4

cong1

ming2
to think oneself clever (idiom) / self-styled genius / a smart aleck

zuo4

zuo5
affected / artificial

zi4

zuo4

zhu3

zhang1
to think for oneself and act accordingly (idiom); to act on one's own initiative

zuo4

chu1
to put out / to come up with / to make (a choice, decision, proposal, response, comment etc) / to issue (a permit, statement, explanation, apology, reassurance to the public etc) / to draw (conclusion) / to deliver (speech, judgment) / to devise (explanation) / to extract

zuo4

zhu3
to decide / to make decisions / to back up sb / to support

gong1

zuo4

kuang2
workaholic

ju4

zuo4

jia1
playwright

nong4

xu1

zuo4

jia3
to practice fraud (idiom); by trickery

Example sentences for

 
stars - set up - silver - river - rainbow - act as - fly - bridge
The stars are flowing in silver rivers, rainbows act as flying bridges

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