Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 生



life, to be born, to grow, raw/uncooked




Accent/emphasis (here: a twig) at a growing plant / [cf. abundant ]


The twig at the growing plant stands for life.


growing plant(abundant)
bent stroke(emphasis, accent)
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初生之犊不怕虎 chū shēng zhī dú bù pà hǔ A new-born calf has no fear of the tiger (idiom). The fearlessness of youth.
生米煮成熟饭 shēng mǐ zhǔ chéng shú fàn the rice is cooked; what's done is done; it's too late to change anything now (idiom)
衍生物 yǎn shēng wù a derivative (complex product derived from simpler source material)
生姜 shēng jiāng fresh ginger
生殖腺 shēng zhí xiàn reproductive gland; gonad; sex organ
陌生人 mò shēng rén a stranger
陌生 mò shēng strange; unfamiliar
诞生 dàn shēng to be born
滋生 zī shēng to breed; to flourish; to cause; to provoke; to create
丛生 cóng shēng growing as a thicket; overgrown; breaking out everywhere (of disease, social disorder etc)

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