huo2
= hu + o2
to live / alive / living / work / workmanship
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The water bottle challenge

Here's for the first time Olavinlinna castle's entrance: it resembles the pronunciation final -o2. The second tone is always resembled by "just inside the entrance".

is not an important character component, so we don't need a symbol for it. At least for now.


Composition: 活 = 氵 + 舌

huo2 =
hu + o2

to live / alive / living / work / workmanship | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse joined the traditional water bottle challenge and empties a bottle of water over herself just inside Olavinlinna Castle's entrance. To raise the difficulty level, she only uses her tongue to hold the bottle. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


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shui3 =
shu + ei3

"water" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 85), occurring in 没, 法, 流 etc / see also 三點水|三点水[san1 dian3 shui3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A bottle of water. Sheldon Shrimp (shu-) enjoys a bottle of water (氵) inside the Eiffel tower (-ei3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago


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she2 =
sh + e2

tongue | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sherlock Holmes squashed his tongue under a kilo just inside the entrance of the Erechtheion! He tries to stem the kilo with a mandarin, but not very successfully. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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qian1 =
qi + an1

thousand | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The Queen of Hearts dropped a kilo on her banana in front of Anchor Inn, and now she uses a cross to try and revive it. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

qian1 =
qi + an1

a swing | add a mnemonic for this meaning of


=
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago


=
丿
+
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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, almost 5 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 5 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

shu4 =
shu + Ø4

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


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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, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago

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appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

hu

Helga Horse - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 4 years ago
o2

Just inside Olavinlinna Castle's entrance - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


huo2

dong4
to exercise / to move about / to operate / to use connections (personal influence) / loose / shaky / active / movable / activity / maneuver / behavior / CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

huo2

po5
lively / vivacious / brisk / active (HSK level 4)

sheng1

huo2
life / activity / to live / livelihood (HSK level 4)

huo2

yue4
active / lively / excited / to enliven / to brighten up (HSK level 5)

gan4

huo2

r5
to work / manual labor (HSK level 5)

ling2

huo2
flexible / nimble / agile (HSK level 5)

huo2

li4
energy / vitality / vigor / vital force (HSK level 6)

fu4

huo2
resurrection (HSK level 6)

huo2

gai1
(coll.) serve sb right / deservedly / ought / should (HSK level 6)

kuai4

huo5
happy / cheerful (HSK level 6)

huo2

jie2
a slip-knot / a noose

huo2

tuo1

tuo1
remarkably alike

huo2

sai1
piston / valve

cu1

huo2
unskilled labor / heavy manual work

cun2

huo2

lu:4
(med.) survival rate / (med.) recovery rate

zuo4

huo2
to work for a living (esp. of woman needleworker) / life of a group of stones in Go 圍棋|围棋[wei2 qi2]

huo2

fo2
Living Buddha / title of Mongolian Lamas from 17th century

huo2

r5
work / (lots of) things to do

xian1

huo2
live and or fresh (of food ingredients)

huo2

xing4
(chemistry) activity / active / activated

fu4

huo2

jie2

dao3
Easter Island

huo2

huo3

shan1
active volcano

huo2

beng4

luan4

tiao4
to leap and frisk about (idiom); lively / healthy and active

sheng1

huo2

fei4
cost of living / living expenses / alimony

ku3

huo2
bitter work / sweated labor

sheng1

long2

huo2

hu3
lit. lively dragon and animated tiger (idiom) / fig. vigorous and lively

ni3

si3

wo3

huo2
lit. you die, I live (idiom); irreconcilable adversaries / two parties cannot coexist

sheng1

tun1

huo2

bo1
to swallow whole (idiom); fig. to apply uncritically

ye4

sheng1

huo2
night life

jue2

huo2
specialty / unique skill

huo2

bao3
buffoon / clown / ridiculous person

si3

qu4

huo2

lai2
to hover between life and death (idiom) / to suffer terribly / within an inch of one's life

huo2

qi1
current (esp. in finance)

xing4

sheng1

huo2
sex life

huo2

xiang4
to look exactly like / to be the spitting image of

huo2

men2
valve

ji1

huo2
to activate

huo2

wu4
living animals

huo2

sheng1

sheng1
real (people) / living (artist) / while still alive (e.g. skinned alive)

cun2

huo2
to survive (a serious accident) / survival

Example sentences for

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The English Wikipedia
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