yan2
= y + an2
words / speech / to say / to talk
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Stand up for your rights!

Maud Younger (pronunciation initial "y") stands up for her rights just inside the entrance (second tone) of Anchor Inn (pronunciation final "-an"). I'll use the megaphone in yet to come comics to resemble .


Composition: 言 = 亠 + 二 + 口

yan2 =
y + an2

"speech" or "words" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 149) / see also 言字旁[yan2 zi4 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

yan2 =
y + an2

words / speech / to say / to talk | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

The horizontal lines look like sound waves that emerge from an opening: I'll resemble 言 by a megaphone. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago

Maud Younger rushes into Anchor Inn and just inside the entrance she uses a megaphone to loudly announce that the world revolution will soon start. She also tells the people that she has berets for everyone so that everyone will be able to be in style for the revolution. However she doesn't tell that she prepared the berets in another way: to each beret, she attached a mandarin via two capacitors which forms a formidable antenna, so that after the revolution, she'll be able to transmit her speeches directly to the wearers' brains. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 2 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 2 years ago


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tou2 =
t + ou2

"lid" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 8) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

亠 looks like a beret! Tecumseh (t-) just entered the Louvre (-ou2), wearing his beret. He made it himself using a flute (一) and a petal leaf (丶). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

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


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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, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 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,
almost 3 years ago


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

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

Wikimedia Commons:Stroke Order Project

言 order 7dd4768116dd89dce7b91bc9828507c098cc25d80a1891de57f10d6ddfc78591

appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 4

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

y

Y is for Maud Younger - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
an2

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

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


yu3

yan2
language / CL:門|门[men2],種|种[zhong3] (HSK level 4)

fa1

yan2
to make a speech / statement / utterance / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

zong3

er2

yan2

zhi1
in short / in a word / in brief (HSK level 6)

xu4

yan2
preface / introductory remarks / preamble / prelude (HSK level 6)

yu4

yan2
to predict / prophecy (HSK level 6)

fang1

yan2
the first Chinese dialect dictionary, edited by Yang Xiong 揚雄|扬雄[Yang2 Xiong2] in 1st century, containing over 9000 characters (HSK level 6)

fang1

yan2
dialect (HSK level 6)

yao2

yan2
rumor (HSK level 6)

bu4

yan2

er2

yu4
it goes without saying / it is self-evident (HSK level 6)

yan2

lun4
expression of opinion / views / remarks / arguments (HSK level 6)

yu4

yan2
fable / CL:則|则[ze2] (HSK level 6)

yan2

xing2
words and actions / what one says and what one does

ming2

yan2
saying / famous remark

shi2

yan2
lit. to eat one's words / to break a promise / to go back on one's word / to renege / unsworn testimony

wu2

yan2

yi3

dui4
to be left speechless / unable to respond

tian2

yan2

mi4

yu3
sweet speech and honeyed words (idiom); hypocritical flattery

fa1

yan2

quan2
the right of speech

yan2

ci2
words / expression / what one says

jin1

yu4

liang2

yan2
gems of wisdom (idiom); priceless advice

neng2

yan2

shan4

bian4
glib of tongue (idiom) / eloquent

yi1

ban1

er2

yan2
generally speaking

zhi3

yan2

pian4

yu3
just a word or two (idiom); a few isolated phrases

yi1

yan2

yi1

xing2
every word and action (idiom)

yan2

gui1

zheng4

zhuan4
to return to the topic (idiom) / to get back to the main point

chu1

yan2
to speak / words

yan2

er2

you3

xin4
to speak and keep one's promise (idiom); as good as one's word

yan2

chuan2
to convey in words

yao1

yan2
heresy

fei4

fu3

zhi1

yan2
words from the bottom of one's heart

liu2

yan2

fei1

yu3
rumors and slanders (idiom); gossip / lies and slanders

yu4

yan2

jia1
prophet

xian2

yan2

xian2

yu3
idle gossip

gua3

yan2
taciturn / reticent

yi4

yu2

yan2

biao3
to exhibit one's feelings in one's speech

liu2

yan2
簿
bu4
visitor's book / CL:本[ben3]

zheng4

yan2
testimony

yi1

yan2

bu4

fa1
to not say a word (idiom)

yin3

yan2
foreword / introduction

jin4

yan2
to put forward a suggestion (to sb in a senior position) / to offer a word of advice

chan2

yan2
slander / slanderous report / calumny / false charge

Example sentences for

 
Your Majesty - he - still - mouth - out - ravings - call himself - Great Sage the Equal of Heaven
Your Majesty, he still mouths these ravings calling himself "Great Sage the Equal of Heaven"
 
dare - out - this - ravings
How dare you talk this rubbish?
 
you - this - monkey - head - death is near at hand - still - dare - mouth - out - ravings
You monkey head! Even when death is near at hand you still dare to utter such nuisances

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