wan2
= w + an2
to finish / to be over / whole / complete / entire
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Finishing with a checkered flag

Another painting with , which we represent by a graduation cap. is pronounced like . Do you remember the story for ?


Composition: 完 = 元 + 宀

wan2 =
w + an2

to finish / to be over / whole / complete / entire | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

In other characters: A checkered flag. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Willy Walrus celebrates finishing his degree just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn. He wears a graduation cap, gets lots of coins and somebody waves with a checkered flag. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
yuan2 =
yu + an2

surname Yuan / the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yuan2 =
yu + an2

unit of money (in PRC: Chinese yuan, in USA: dollar, etc) / primary / first | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Sun Wu Kong offers Aphrodite a coin just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn. As Aphrodite takes it, she's literally shocked: Sun Wu Kong hooked up a capacitor to it to play a bad joke on her, and he's laughing his ass off. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
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, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=
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 4 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 4 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago


=

+
er2 =
Ø + Ø2

son | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

"Son" (儿) sounds similar to "Sun" like in "Sun Wu Kong", so it's gonna be represented by the monkey king. Albert Einstein (Ø-) and Sun Wu Kong are fighting in the space station's entrance (-Ø2). Their weapons: Albert has a shovel (乚), and Sun Wu Kong has a banana (丿). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

r5

non-syllabic diminutive suffix / retroflex final | 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 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=
丿
+
ya4 =
y + a4

component in Chinese characters / archaic variant of 毫[hao2] / archaic variant of 乙[yi3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a shovel (乚). Remember it by imagining Maud Younger (y) shovelling a grave in the Adziogol Lighthouse's bathroom (a4). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
mian2 =
mi + an2

"roof" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 40), occurring in 家, 定, 安 etc / see also 寶蓋|宝盖[bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A roof is not easily represented in a room, so I'm going to represent it by a graduation cap. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to go to Anchor Inn after her graduation from university. Just inside the entrance (-an2), her friends snatch away her graduation cap (symbol for 宀), and instead put a cooking top (symbol for 冖) and a petal leaf (symbol for 丶) on her head. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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


=

+
zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago


=

+
mi4 =
mi + Ø4

"cover" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 14), occurring in 军, 写, 冠 etc / see also 禿寶蓋|秃宝盖[tu1 bao3 gai4] / see also 平寶蓋|平宝盖[ping2 bao3 gai4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

冖 shall be represented by a cooking top. Marilyn Monroe (mi-) wants to use the bathroom in the space station (-4), but the door is broken! She tries to cover herself with a cooking top (symbol for 冖). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

Wikimedia Commons:Stroke Order Project

完 bw a8e713f17258f354c698cec37e01ae681df0ba090b5e09dc5b4f6e15bc00e367

appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 2

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

w

Willy Walrus - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago

Words with


wan2

cheng2
to complete / to accomplish (HSK level 3)

wan2

quan2
complete / whole / totally / entirely (HSK level 4)

wan2

zheng3
complete / intact (HSK level 5)

wan2

mei3
perfect / perfection / perfectly (HSK level 5)

wan2

shan4
perfect / to make perfect / to improve (HSK level 5)

wan2

bei4
faultless / complete / perfect / to leave nothing to be desired (HSK level 6)

wan2

bi4
to finish / to end / to complete (HSK level 6)

wan2

dan4
fallen from power / destroyed / finished / all over for (him) / gone to the dogs

wan2

hao3

wu2

sun3
excellent and undamaged / intact

wan2

ren2
perfect person

wan2

zheng3

xing4
integrity / completeness

ti3

wu2

wan2

fu1
lit. cuts and bruises all over (idiom); fig. totally refuted

mei2

wan2

mei2

liao3
without end / incessantly / on and on

wan2

man3
successful / satisfactory

wan2

gong1
to finish work / to complete a project

wan2

hao3
intact / in good condition

shou4

wan2
to sell out

wan2

bi4

gui1

zhao4
lit. to return the jade annulus to Zhao (idiom); fig. to return something intact to its rightful owner

wan2

mei3

wu2

que1
perfect and without blemish / flawless / to leave nothing to be desired

wan2

jie2
to finish / to conclude / completed

wan2

shui4
to pay tax / duty-paid

wan2

xian4
Wan former county, now Shunping county 順平縣|顺平县[Shun4 ping2 xian4] in Baoding 保定[Bao3 ding4], Hebei

wan2

mei3

zhu3

yi4

zhe3
perfectionist

wan2

mei3

wu2

xia2
flawless / immaculate / perfect

xie3

wan2
to finish writing

ji1

hu1

wan2

quan2
almost entirely / almost completely

fu2

wan2
serve out (a sentence)

wei4

wan2

cheng2
imperfect / incomplete

wan2

r5

wan2
finished / to be done with sth

bu4

wan2

quan2

zhong1

li4
imperfect neutrality

bu4

wan2

quan2

gui1

na4

tui1

li3
inference by incomplete induction

bu4

wan2

quan2

ye4
incomplete leaf

bu4

wan2

shan4
imperfect

bu4

wan2

mei3
defective / imperfect

yong4

wan2
used up / finished

kao3

wan2
to finish an exam

zhen1

yu2

wan2

shan4
to attain perfection (idiom)

fu4

chao2

zhi1

xia4

wu2

wan2

luan3
lit. when the nest is upset no egg is left intact (idiom) / fig. when one falls in disgrace the whole family is doomed

fu4

chao2

wu2

wan2

luan3
lit. when the nest overturns no egg remains intact / no member escapes unscathed from a family disaster (idiom)

ren2

wu2

wan2

ren2
nobody is perfect / everyone has their defect

Example sentences for

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Hanzicraft
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The English Wikipedia
The English Wiktionary
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