gu4
= gu + Ø4
hard / strong / solid / sure / assuredly / undoubtedly / of course / indeed / admittedly
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Hard times are coming

Gitta Giraffe is using her cloister and a wooden box to create a stronghold in the space station's bathroom. She kind of looks worried, doesn't she? What has happened on the space station? One painting ago she was so easy in her mind! Now, everything changed: She's preparing for hard times. I leave it to your imagination to think of something that might have happened, maybe something involving the other characters: That way, you'll better be able to remember the Chinese characters.


Composition: 固 = 古 + 囗

gu4 =
gu + Ø4

hard / strong / solid / sure / assuredly / undoubtedly / of course / indeed / admittedly | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Gitta Giraffe is building a hard and solid stronghold inside the bathroom's space station. The stronghold consists of a cloister inside a wooden box. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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gu3 =
gu + Ø3

surname Gu | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

gu3 =
gu + Ø3

ancient / old / paleo- | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

At least on German maps, this character actually resembles a cloister. Gitta Giraffe is looking out of an cloister, which arrived at the space station. The cloister is made of a huge mandarin, with a cross on top of it. - 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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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 3 years ago | add a painting

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

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


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wei2 =
w + ei2

enclosure | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Finally, Willy Walrus (wu-) is just inside the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (-ei2). He smuggled himself in sitting in a large wooden box (囗). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

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

appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 5

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

gu

Gitta Giraffe - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


gu4

ti3
solid (HSK level 5)

gu4

ding4
to fix / to fasten / to set rigidly in place / fixed / set / regular (HSK level 5)

lao2

gu4
firm / secure (HSK level 6)

ning2

gu4
to freeze / to solidify / to congeal / fig. with rapt attention (HSK level 6)

gong3

gu4
to consolidate / consolidation / to strengthen (HSK level 6)

gu4

zhi2
obstinate / stubborn (HSK level 6)

gu4

ran2
admittedly (it's true that...) (HSK level 6)

wan2

gu4
stubborn / obstinate (HSK level 6)

gu4

you3
intrinsic to sth / inherent / native (HSK level 6)

gen1

shen1

di4

gu4
deep-rooted (problem etc) (HSK level 6)

jian1

gu4
firm / firmly / hard / stable (HSK level 6)

gu4

shou3
to strongly defend one's position / to be entrenched / to cling to

gu4

hua4
to solidify / solidification (chemistry)

jia1

gu4
to reinforce (a structure) / to strengthen

dan3

gu4

chun2
cholesterol

wen3

gu4
stable / steady / firm

gu4

zhi2

ji3

jian4
to persist in one's views

gu4

ding4

zi1

chan3
fixed assets

gu4

ruo4

jin1

tang1
secure as a city protected by a wall of metal and a moat of boiling water (idiom) / well fortified / invulnerable to attack

lei4

gu4

chun2
steroid

gu4

tai4
solid state (physics)

gu4

jian4
firmware

si3

wan2

gu4
very stubborn / very stubborn person / die-hard

gu4

wang3

dian4

xin4
landline (fixed-line) telecommunications

gu4

chun2
steroid

gu4

zhen4
Guzhen county in Bengbu 蚌埠[Beng4 bu4], Anhui

gu4

zhen4

xian4
Guzhen county in Bengbu 蚌埠[Beng4 bu4], Anhui

gu4

yang2

xian4
Guyang county in Baotou 包頭|包头[Bao1 tou2], Inner Mongolia

gu4

ti3

rong2

ti3
solid solution

gu4

ti3

re4

rong2

ji1

guang1

qi4
solid state hot condensed laser (SSHCL)

gu4

ti3

wu4

li3
solid state physics

gu4

ti3

wu4

zhi4
solid substance

cheng2

gu4
Chenggu County in Hanzhong 漢中|汉中[Han4 zhong1], Shaanxi

cheng2

gu4

xian4
Chenggu County in Hanzhong 漢中|汉中[Han4 zhong1], Shaanxi

jian1

gu4

xing4
firmness

lei3

gu4
Loi-kaw, capital of Kaya state, Myanmar

qiao3

gu4

qiu2
tchoukball (loanword)

kang4

he2

jia1

gu4
nuclear hardening

ze2

shan4

gu4

zhi2
to choose what is good and hold fast to it (idiom)

ben3

gu4

zhi1

rong2
when the root is firm, the branches flourish

There are no example sentences for this character.

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